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May 7, 2019 | How to Lose a Millennial in 10 Ways


Millennials are one of the largest demographics in today’s society – they are born between 1980 and 1995, and are the focus of much speculation and confusion. Their emergence is providing an opportunity for organizations to develop new ways to interact with their employees and engage with donors. This webinar will focus on principles and examples for leaders to follow in their own organizations as they work with, and prepare for an influx of, millennials. These principles and examples will be applicable in interactions with donors, and in building relationships with staff.


  • Dominic Schamuhn

    Dominic Schamuhn
    Manager of Major Giving, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region

    Dominic is the Manager of Major Giving with the United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, and provides internal support for their local GenNext initiative. Previously, Dominic was the coordinator of the University Hospital Foundation’s Brain Centre Campaign. He entered the philanthropic sector after more than five years working in provincial politics, including time working for an opposition leader and for the Chief Opposition Whip at the Alberta Legislature.

    A strong believer in civic participation, Dominic was appointed to the Edmonton Historical Board by Edmonton City Council and is currently Chair of the Outreach Committee, which works to promote public engagement and awareness of heritage concerns and Edmonton’s architectural heritage.

    In 2017, Dominic was selected to join the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum that brings together young leaders from around the world with a drive to make a contribution in their communities.

    He is completing a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Alberta with a double major in Human Geography and Art History, and in his spare time is an active volunteer with arts, culture, and heritage organizations in Edmonton.

  • Christy Holtby

    Christy Holtby, CFRE
    Vice President, University Hospital Foundation

    As Vice President at the University Hospital Foundation, Christy is a philanthropic leader with a passion for healthcare and innovation. For nine years she has helped to accelerate innovation and excellence at the University of Alberta Hospital site. In her leadership role, Christy is building UHF’s department of Strategic Partnerships facilitating Public Private Philanthropic Partnerships (P4) to help translate Alberta’s innovations into solutions that impact the health of all Albertans.

    Prior to this role, she established the Edmonton Branch of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada and worked in development and health promotion with the Arthritis Society and the Ontario Lung Association.

    Passionate about the role of sports and coaching in leadership and development for youth, Christy recently completed two terms on the board of directors for KidSport Edmonton and established Ladies and Littles – an event to introduce sport to mothers and children. She has previously held volunteer board roles with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Edmonton Chapter and is a founder of Ladies on the Green in support of the Zebra Child Protection Centre.

    She presents at local, national and international conferences for the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, of which she is also a member. Serving as a volunteer with Mayor Don Iveson’s Health City Initiative, Christy has spoken at the City of Edmonton Health Summit and the Mayor’s Summit for Economic Development. Christy holds her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University.

May 7, 2019
Tue 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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