Colleen Ostoforoff

Development Officer

P: 306-986-6823

Colleen is a not-for-profit professional with almost thirty years of field experience in arts and education programming, marketing, operations, and fundraising. Throughout her multi-faceted roles, Colleen believes it is important to continue cultivating strategic partnerships with local, provincial, and national partners.

Colleen’s past employment opportunities allowed her to work in Washington DC, Toronto, Thunder Bay, and various points throughout Saskatchewan. She has worked in many fields while exploring the needs of large and small grassroots organizations.

As a past Murray Adaskin Composition Scholarship winner, Colleen holds a double degree from the University of Saskatchewan, a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance – Bassoon/ Composition. She continued her studies in college, receiving a diploma in Not For Profit (Arts Administration) Management with great distinction. Other highlighted programs included Fundraising Fundamentals and Gift Planners (Legacy Giving), to name a few.

As someone that flourishes in developing and building stronger grassroots organizations, Colleen is thrilled to work alongside an incredible team to help strengthen the welfare of animals in Saskatchewan.

Currently, Colleen leads a double life not only as an arts aficionado where she is an active musician and composer, but she is also a passionate dog lover, and sports car and motorcycle enthusiast.