Sara Piracha

Sara Piracha has gathered over 20 years of experience in the non-profit and corporate sectors. She is highly skilled in strategic and operational planning, project and program leadership, policy and governance development, marketing, public relations and revenue generation (fundraising, sponsorship, public sector support). Since 2002, Sara has provided consulting services to a variety of non-profit organizations and municipal governments.

Through the 1990s to 2001, she honed her abilities having worked for the Canadian Football League, the Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation and three technology firms, including Entrust Technologies. Her expertise in fund raising, institutional leadership, advocacy, strategic planning and governance has been strengthened by her community and civic activities. She proudly served as part of Canada’s United Nations Delegation to the World Summit on Social Development and the World Summit for Children. From 1990 to 1994, she dedicated her time to advocating for children’s rights across Canada speaking to the issues and advocating for ratification of the Declaration of Children’s Rights to which Canada was a signator. As an active volunteer, Sara has served as a member on various boards and committees including the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children, the Canada 125 Corporation, the Aga Khan Foundation, The United Nations Rights of the Child Caucus, The Ottawa Chamber Music Festival Society, the Ottawa Boys and Girls Club, and the Maritime Discovery Centre Communications Committee. As Past Chair of the YMCA of Brockville and Area Board of Directors, she continues to support the Association as a Committee Volunteer and the Federation as an Adhoc Committee Member to YMCA Canada. Sara also serves on the Board of Governors for the Brockville General Hospital, chairs it’s Governance Committee and is a volunteer member of the Palliative Care Team.

Skill-sets and Services

• Non Profit Governance Models
• Unification Strategies
• Strategic Planning
• Policy and Governance Development
• Revenue Generation
• Non-profit Leadership coaching

Recent projects

• Governance and Strategic Planning consulting for Canadian Psychological Association
• Stakeholder Engagement Exercise for St. Patricks Home of Ottawa
• Marketing strategy for St. Patricks Home of Ottawa

Leadership Team