Presenter information

Susan Vardon

National Director, Right To Play Canada

Susan Vardon is the National Director at Right To Play Canada and has been in that role since September of 2019. She leads a team that fundraises from Canadians for both global programs and partnerships with Indigenous communities in Canada that support children through the power of play.

Prior to joining Right To Play, Susan was the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) for 3.5 years. Before CFCC, Susan spent over 20 years at United Way Greater Toronto in a variety of different roles. Susan has also worked as a fundraiser at Queen’s University, The Wellesley Hospital and Upper Canada College.

Susan graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University in 1988 and has a CFRE, Certified Fundraising Executive, designation. When not working, Susan likes to hang out with her family at their cabin in the woods, eat good food, read fiction, run recreationally and paddle a canoe.