(For Immediate Release) November 30, 2020 – The Board of Directors of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Pigeau as the National Executive Director, effective November 25, 2020.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Lee to our national association,” says Marilyn Kingdon, CHHA President & Chair of the Board of Directors.
“Lee has extensive experience and success in the non-profit sector, and I know he will make a significant contribution towards realizing the strategic goals of our organization.”
“I am honoured to have the opportunity to lead the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association. The association is poised to develop its vision and gain momentum on the tremendous efforts that volunteers and staff have brought over the last several years. I look forward to being a part of the transformation that will bring the association to the next level, making a positive difference for even more people living with hearing loss,” said Lee Pigeau, CHHA National Executive Director.
Lee brings previous leadership experience as the CEO of Habitat for Humanity Huronia in Central Ontario, as the Executive Director of Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation and as the owner of his own consulting firm. He has been the Director of Philanthropy for Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation, led fundraising campaigns at Trent and Lakehead Universities and an adjunct faculty member of Georgian College’s Fundraising and Resource Development Program. Lee spent several years with the United Way in Ontario and Alberta.
He is a contributing author to the book “The Vigilant Fundraiser” and has been a speaker at various international, Canadian and provincial conferences. Lee wrote the Ontario Standard Curriculum for e-learning in fundraising at the college level.
As a consultant, Lee has worked with small grassroots organizations and large multi-national charities serving people with disabilities. He is one of the leads in the Resilience 2020 project, a collaborative effort that is assisting charities during the Covid-19 pandemic.