Yvonne is a lawyer and philanthropy consultant. Yvonne brings 35 years of experience helping those in the philanthropic, not-for-profit and social enterprise sectors, acting as general legal counsel and advising on planning, organizational, regulatory and governance matters.
Yvonne has served as a trustee, board member or founder of numerous organizations. She is actively involved in her professional associations and speaks frequently to various groups on topics ranging from legal to financial matters. Yvonne is an active member of the executive of the Charities and Not-For-Profit Section of the Canadian Bar Association for many years and is a past Chair of the both the Alberta and National Sections. Her articles have been published in numerous publications including Canadian Taxpayer, the Not-for-Profit News, Charity Talk, Tax Times, Taxnet Pro, Canadian Fundraising & Philanthropy and Hilborn Charity eNEWS.
Yvonne is named in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory* for excellence in Charity Law and has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada for her work in Charities/Non-Profit Law.