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Our Staff

Prea Grover, Interim Executive Director

Prea is a Senior Manager at Accenture and a member of the Street Kids International Board of Directors.  Prea has taken a leave of absence from Accenture (and the Street Kids International Board of Directors) to join the staff team as Interim Executive Director, whilst we source and recruit an appropriate candidate.

Prea's consulting experience at Accenture includes establishing Project Management capabilities internally, as well as for Accenture’s clients, and leading change management initiatives (communications, training and post-production support strategies) for large IT implementations.  Prea has been on Street Kids’ Board of Directors since 2006, and is involved in many other non-profit initiatives. Her philanthropic endeavours include: leading a nation-wide Accenture Aeroplan Miles Donation program that provides donated air miles from Accenture resources; supporting Dress for Success; and, participating in the Accenture United Way Leadership Team and Accenture’s Women’s Initiatives Leadership Team in Canada.

 

Sarah Moorcroft, International Program Manager 
Sarah has a breadth of experience in youth livelihood, entrepreneurship and microfinance program management, working in Uganda, Guatemala and First Nation communities across Ontario, Canada.  She brings four years of experience in curriculum development and monitoring and evaluation using participatory and interactive youth-centred methodologies, which are adaptive and responsive to cultural and local community contexts, and at the same time build off of youth’s perspectives and experiences. She has expertise designing and delivering capacity-building workshops to provide educators and youth workers youth-centered and gender-sensitive strategies and tools to build valuable leadership and business skills in marginalized youth. 

Sarah is passionate about developing collaborative youth livelihood programs with local implementing partners and creating sustainable approaches to engage and empower marginalized youth to create positive lasting change in their lifeworlds.  She has a Research Masters from the University of Amsterdam in International Development Studies, with a focus on children’s education rights and learner-centered pedagogies, as well as holding a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Finance and Social Strategic Management from McGill University.



Bart Dickinson, International Program Manager
Bart joined Street Kids International in 2013 as an International Program Manager responsible for ongoing program monitoring and evaluation, grants and proposal development, and managing partner liaison and communications.

Bart Dickinson brings seven years of progressive public policy and international development experience and nine years of developing-country living experience to the Street Kids team.  Bart possesses significant experience and skills in partner engagement, development planning, value chain analysis, communications, financial and budgetary management, and grants and proposal articulation. 

Prior to joining Street Kids, Bart worked for three years as a Program Manager with the International Development and Relief Foundation, and was a member of the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada’s Fellowship cohort in 2009 where he was posted in northern Mozambique, working to help support, nurture, and monitor entrepreneurial behaviours among rural subsistence farmers and artisans.  He also has extensive experience in environmental impact analysis and developing green public-private partnerships in the Caribbean.

Bart has a BA in Political Studies and Anthropology from Trent University and an MA in International Affairs with a focus on Global Finance from Carleton University.

 

Patty Stuchberry, Fundraising Manager
Patty is responsible for fund development and communications at Street Kids. This includes corporate, foundation and individual major gift fundraising, community fundraising and direct marketing, events, marketing and communications (online and print).

Patty has extensive experience in the not-for-profit sector in both fundraising and communications, specifically in proposal writing, prospect research, corporate risk assessment, donor stewardship, media relations, events, marketing and publications, as well as some experience in international project development.  She has worked in the international development and health care sectors in Canada, the UK and Cameroon.

Patty has a Master of Professional Communication from the University of Western Sydney, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Corporate Communications from Centennial College and a BA Honors from The University of Western Ontario.

 A.J. Pilobello, Finance & Operations Manager
Prior to joining the team in early 2014, A.J. worked with the YWCA Toronto and the Community Addiction and Mental Health Services of Haldimand and Norfolk (CAMHS). At YWCA Toronto, he was responsible for the finances and day-to-day operations of the Elm Centre permanent housing program and supervised the Concierge team. At CAMHS, A.J. was part of the finance team and was responsible from day-to-day accounting for reporting to the Ministry of Health and the LHIN.     

Outside of work, A.J. volunteers and sits on the Board of Directors for Catarino House (a children’s organization) and Springtide Resources. He also volunteered as a School Mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton & Burlington. He spent his childhood between Bahrain and the Philippines before immigrating to Canada. He studied at McMaster University, where he received an Honours degree in Commerce and a degree in Economics. He participated in an international exchange in Singapore at Nanyang Technological University where he was a member of AIESEC, an international student organization, and was part of an HIV/AIDS conference organizing committee. 

 

 

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