Our Team

Operation Eyesight’s work is coordinated by a small but dedicated team of experienced professionals. We’re based out of Calgary, AB, Canada, but we have staff and country offices spanning three continents. We’re in constant communication with each other.

Senior Executive

Aly Bandali, President and CEO, Senior Leadership Team

Aly Bandali

President and CEO
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Linda Dent, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Leadership Team

Linda Dent

Chief Financial Officer

Shannon Friesen, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Leadership Team

Shannon Friesen

Chief Human Resource Officer | Email

Kashinath Bhoosnurmath, Vice President - International Programmes, Senior Leadership Team

Kashinath Bhoosnurmath

Vice President, International Programmes
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Candice Naylen, Vice President - Advancement, Senior Leadership Team

Candice Naylen

Vice President, Advancement

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Elizabeth Roden, Director - Marketing and Communications, Senior Leadership Team

Elizabeth Roden

Director, Marketing and Communications
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Boateng Wiafe, Technical Advisor, Senior Leadership Team

Dr. Boateng Wiafe

Technical Advisor


Calgary Team

Ashley Anderson

Digital Marketing Coordinator | Email

Aliya Bean

Development Coordinator

Brittany Beatty

Development Officer

Sabreena Braich

Director, International Finance | Email

Maggie Chernenkoff

Consultant, Human Resources | Email

Melissa Crocker

Senior Marketing Specialist

Kira DeVries

Director of Development

Danielle Gibbie

Director, Institutional Partnerships | Email

Mark Horejsi

Communications Specialist

Elizabeth Lau

Process & Information Management Coordinator | Email

Louise Mason

Stewardship Officer


Lynne Nieman

Donor Relations Officer


Sharon Panackal

Communications Specialist

Kristin Poch

Community Engagement Specialist | Email

Lu Ye

Donor Services Administrator