Tina Bailey

Executive Director

Tina brings a diverse work and academic background to the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area.  She has worked in government (CIDA), academia (Queen’s University) and the charitable sector. She has also earned a Bachelor of Science (Environment) from the University of Guelph and both a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University.

Since moving to Kingston in 2002, Tina has fallen in love with the city and now considers Kingston home. A life-long volunteer who is passionate about making a difference in her community, Tina joined the Community Foundation as its Executive Director on May 1, 2013.

Tina is also an active Rotarian as a member of the Kingston Waterfront Club and, as an avid dog lover, she can often be seen in and out of the office with her lab-husky cross Tikka.

Penny Scott

Grants Coordinator

Penny has spent most of her career in the non-profit sector in Ontario primarily in developing community capacity. She has also had roles in the private sector in corporate training and development and most recently with the provincial government with the Community Hubs Secretariat.

She is passionate about ensuring the sustainability of the charitable sector by strengthening partnerships and collaborations, exploring innovation and building relationships with unlikely partners.

Penny relocated to Kingston in 2015 with her husband and two children. She lives in the east end with extended family and her collection of animal rescues.

Andrew Oosterman

Finance and Operations Coordinator

Andrew grew up in Kingston and starting working from a young age at his family’s flower shop. His educational background includes an Advanced Accounting Diploma from St. Lawrence College and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Laurentian University (via SLC). He has also completed certificates in board governance.

During his time at SLC, he was elected to the Student Association Board of Directors and developed a passion for student advocacy and student affairs at SLC. Afterwards he became Manager of Student Affairs which included monitoring the SA’s budget and finances, supporting students clubs & organizations, and advocating on behalf of students on numerous committees. He also served a term as a director on the St. Lawrence College Board of Governors.

After a few years in working for a private company, Andrew is excited to be back in the not-for-profit sector. In his spare time Andrew enjoys photography, camping, hiking, kayaking, and geocaching.

Amanda Allan

Administrative Coordinator

Amanda grew up north of Kingston and completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology at Queen’s University followed by a Post Graduate certificate in Financial Services from Sheridan College. After living in Ottawa, Toronto and Trenton, she returned to Kingston and has a background working largely in Financial Services.

She is passionate about improving our community and the lives of those in it. She works to promote the plant-based lifestyle and is an avid animal lover. She volunteers regularly at Home Free Farm Sanctuary and Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre.  Amanda is the current Outreach Coordinator for Kingston VegFest. She is also a Group Leader for a Plant-Based Community Support Group and earned a scholarship to complete her certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from E-Cornell.

She is thrilled to join the team at the Community Foundation and contribute to our meaningful work.

275 Ontario Street Suite #100
Kingston, ON K7K 2X5
Phone: 613.546.9696
Fax: 613.531.9238