Meet Our Board Members

Blair Bowen

(Past Chair)

Blair Bowen

Blair is a trial lawyer specializing in corporate and commercial litigation and has conducted more than 40 trials and commercial arbitrations and more than 15 appeals. Blair has appeared as counsel in matters before the Superior Courts of the provinces of Ontario, British Columbia, and Nova Scotia, the Courts of Appeal for Ontario and British Columbia, the Federal Court of Canada, the Tax Court of Canada and on applications for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. Blair has been an active supporter of the CAP Network for more than five years as a regular participant in Bike2CAPAIDS and as a third party fundraiser through his Golf Tournaments in Toronto.
David Lane

(Chair)

David Lane 

After completing Bachelor’s Degrees in Jazz Studies and Music Education at St. Francis Xavier University and Memorial University respectively David took a job as a teacher with the Kativik School Board in the Nunavik Region of Northern Quebec. David went on to complete an MSc in Rural Planning and Development from the University of Guelph emphasizing participatory development and monitoring and evaluation practices: including a major research paper using CAPAIDS-Uganda as a case study. While in Uganda, David spent some time volunteering, supporting project development and conducting capacity building workshops for local partners. David has since taken on several research projects primarily focused on education and aboriginal programming. He currently works as a consultant specializing in Monitoring & Evaluation of international projects.
Kate Mulvale

(Treasurer)

Kate Mulvale (Treasurer)

Kate is a graduate of the University of Toronto where she studied Cultural/Social Anthropology and focused on the spread and effects of the African AIDS epidemic. This, along with her experience studying abroad in Indonesia and Kenya, has strengthened her dedication to help the fight against HIV/AIDS. After graduation, Kate volunteered with the CAP Network on a regular basis supporting administrative functions at the office one day per week as well as working to establish an online store to fundraise through the sale of handmade Ugandan jewelry. Kate currently works at Telus Mobility and Kate looks forward to the opportunity to continue working with the CAP Network and deepen her commitment to the organization.
Paul Stenton

Paul Stenton

Paul is a founding member and volunteer with Village of Love Canada – a CAP Network Affiliate working with the Kijiji Cha Upendo Children’s Project in Kenya to support orphan care in loving families in the Kibera Slum community of Nairobi. Paul is retired after a career in the University sector and is the past Deputy Provost and Vice Provost University Planning at Ryerson University. Paul is eager to help shape the ongoing development of the CAP Network umbrella strategy using his experience working in one of the original partnerships between Canadian and African communities at a grassroots level.
Lori Hale

Lori Hale

As Executive Lead of Research and Policy at The Change Foundation, Lori provides leadership on research projects and evaluation initiatives, the positioning of policy papers and strategic planning.Lori has over 30years of experience in the public, and private, not-for-profit sectors in strategic planning, policy development, project management and organizational change. She held increasingly responsible positions in the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) with a wide range of policy portfolios -health promotion, health economic development, quality improvement, and integrated services for children. Lori had a broad range of public service experience with leadership positions in the Ministries of Community and Social Services, Intergovernmental Affairs, Research and Innovation(MRI), and the Premier’s Council on Health, Well-Being and Social Justice.Lori’s strengths include effective analytical and strategic planning, advanced Board and stakeholder relations, and effective project management.
Tsitsi Muyambo

Tsitsi Muyambo

Tsitsi is an accountant by profession and work as a business manager at a mental health agency that serves Perth County where she assists in strategic planning and reports to the board on stewardship and finance. Prior to her work with non-profits in Canada, she worked in internal Audit at the Agricultural and Rural Development Authority in Zimbabwe where she helped in training local bookkeepers and field managers as well as appraising community development initiatives. Tsitsi is thrilled to be able to contribute to the CAP Network and put my knowledge to use as well as give back to such a great initiative.
Timar Stephenson

Timar Stephenson (PhD)

Timar has over 10 years in the field of curriculum development, monitoring and evaluation, training, and development, Timar brings a vast array of knowledge and skills to the CAP  Network Board. Timar has been closely involved with the ACAI team working collaboratively to ensure that the objectives of the Affiliate are met.
Kwame Anane Frempong

Kwame Anane Frempong

Kwame Anane Frempong is the Founder and Lead of the Pan African Centre for Climate (PACC) Policy. Mr. Frempong is also founder of Kwakaf International a company with contacts and affiliates across Africa, North America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East that provides services in Education Consulting, West Africa Market Entry Solutions and Tourism Development. He holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Public Health from University of Roehampton, London UK. Kwame is a Serial Entrepreneur and Climate Solution enthusiast with over 15 years of experience in Africa focused on policy formulation, project management and organizational development and coordination. Kwame provides CAP Network with his expertise and leadership on climate change and adaptation programs in addition to working with ACAI.
 

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Projects under the Africa Climate Action Initiative are made possible through the fundraising efforts of the ACAI Affiliate Community who raise funds to support community projects and climate action and coordinate efforts to build capacity and share knowledge within the African development community. 

The Canada Africa Partnership (CAP) Network is a shared platform facilitating partnerships between Canadian and African communities.

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