Our Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team

Matthew is the Senior Advisor to the Network through his consulting company Maclaren Strategy Group. Matthew comes to us with a strong background in directing multiple Government and Non-Government agencies. Matthew is the former District Administrator for the State of Ohio and has held State, County, and Municipal elected positions. Working in both the private and public sectors, Matthew has a strong focus on environmental policy-making and community development projects.

While completing the Special Event Management course at George Brown College, Jennifer’s passion for organizing social events developed into a desire to plan fundraisers with a deeper purpose. Jennifer’s aim is to help educate folks on various social issues, and inspire positive change in communities. Whether it’s planning actions for racial justice locally or supporting initiatives globally, she strives to keep herself informed so that her passion for change can inspire others to move to action. As Director of Operations, Jennifer has implemented a volunteer and mentorship program that offers on the job training and professional experience to folks in both Africa and Canada. Managing day-to-day operations, Jennifer is excited to be a part of a great team, leading community engagement goals in support of CAP Network’s partner projects in Africa. 


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


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