Melissa Westgate – Foundation Manager at St Peter’s Girls’ School. WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP? I’m originally a crazy Canuck from Canada, so when I was in high school I wanted to be a professional ice hockey player! I also considered going to the Olympics for track and field and/or being a physical education teacher. HOW DID YOU GET INTO FUNDRAISING? I started my Australian career in the field of sport sponsorship and marketing and my first ‘real job’ here was working for an SANFL team in Adelaide, the Sturt Football Club. Being Canadian and new to Australia, I didn’t know anything about Aussie Rules…

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