Sarah Hayes, Executive Vice-President – Foundation & Executive Director, Calgary Stampede Foundation

A not-for-profit leader, Sarah has extensive experience in philanthropy, education, and the arts. She is an Executive Vice President of the Calgary Stampede and Executive Director of the Calgary Stampede Foundation where she provides executive leadership to youth and Indigenous programming, the Sam Centre and historical programs, Stampede campus and community spaces, and philanthropic programs. Prior to her role at the Stampede, she served as Chief Development Officer for The Banff Centre and Vice President, Research Services at KCI Canada. An active volunteer, she is vice chair of the Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan Board, an organization focused on literacy and education for women and girls. She is a director of Olds College and past chair of the Alberta Jubilee Auditoria Society Board.

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