OPMA Hires New President

The Board is pleased to announce that Rebecca Harris has been selected as the new president of the OPMA. With over 15 years of association management experience, Rebecca brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the role. Her background includes serving as the Executive Director at the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Toronto Chapter (AFP GTC) and the Executive Director at the Ontario Association of Residences Treating Youth (OARTY).

Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual) degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a Master of Arts Degree in art history from York University. Her commitment to excellence and best practices in the sector is demonstrated by her attainment of the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential.

Rebecca’s specialties encompass leadership, board relations, policy development, advocacy, program management, membership management, and communications. She is known for her innovative approaches to not-for-profit management, governance, social marketing, and technology.

“We are confident that Rebecca’s versatile leadership skills and dedication to amplifying the impact of not-for-profit organizations will guide our organization towards continued success,” said Adam Donikian, OPMA Chair. “Please join me in welcoming Rebecca Harris as our new president, we look forward to continued growth under her leadership.”

Rebecca officially joins the OPMA on Monday, January 29, 2024.