We are very appreciative of the contribution of volunteers working with us to ensure the survival of the cheetah in the wild.


In Alphabetic Order

Kim Atkinson

School Outreach (Canada) Volunteer, London, Ontario

Kim Atkinson spent several years working at CCF in Namibia in the 1990s assisting with daily operations and education programs, followed by a year at Cheetah Outreach outside of Cape Town as a facility and outreach manager.  After returning to Canada, Kim assisted in founding Cheetah Conservation Fund Canada in the year 2000.  Kim is of firm belief that Canada has an important role in the long-term survival of the cheetah.

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Brad Beecher

Graphic Designer, Regina, Saskatchewan
Brad is a freelance graphic designer, musician, and music teacher living in Regina, Saskatchewan. Brad understands that for charities such as Cheetah Conservation Fund Canada are important to preserving the richness and beauty of our planets wildlife, and is proud to lend his skills to an organization that commits to such important work.

Vanessa Dewson

Web Designer Volunteer, Ottawa, Ontario

Vanessa is an award-winning photographer as well as a graphic and web designer based in Ottawa. She is also an avid traveler and became a travel agent in 2015 in order to organize and host photography tours as well as help people plan the perfect trip. After a special encounter with a cheetah during a visit to a rehabilitation centre in South Africa, Vanessa reached out to help the Cheetah Conservation Fund of Canada and has provided her support to develop and launch the new website in 2016.

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Cynthia MacNeil

Guest Writer, Vancouver, BC

Cynthia is a writer and marketing consultant based in Vancouver, B.C. She’s passionate about conservation, community engagement, coffee, and of course, cats.

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Artem Medvedev

Guest Writer & Videographer, Edmonton, Alberta

Artem is a Russian-Canadian communication skills instructor, linguist, and aspiring writer based in Edmonton, Alberta, and has been volunteering for Cheetah Canada since April 2017.

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Liam Nickerson

Creative Volunteer, Toronto, Ontario

Liam is an experienced creative and product owner based in Toronto. He likes cheetahs and would love for them to stick around.

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Jan Robertson

Guest Writer, Edmonton, Alberta

Jan believes the work of the Cheetah Conservation Fund Canada is incredibly important and she is excited to be writing for such a proactive team of conservationists. A professional writer with a background science and journalism, Jan works with government health programs and writes freelance articles, content and social media. She has a B.Sc. in Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology and a B.A. in Journalism and Creative Writing.

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Jeff Young

Photographer – Videographer Volunteer, Toronto, Ontario

Since 2007 Jeff has been involved in a number of digital photography/story telling projects including Village Galleries in Tanzania, The Big Book Project in Benin and In My Own Eyes with seven First Nations Communities across Ontario. Jeff provides pro bono photography, video and web design for not-for-profit groups through www.socialimage.ca