OUR MISSION

QSLA Foundation was created to advance education by providing scholarships, bursaries & other forms of financial assistance to marginalized students in need, to be used for their schooling, and provide scholarships for students who wish to complete research studies that incorporate physical activity in their teaching pedagogy.

Specifically, our mission is to provide funding for the purposes of :

  • providing publicly available scholarships, bursaries, and other forms of financial assistance to marginalized students in need to be used for their schooling
  • providing publicly available scholarships and/or bursaries for students enrolled in post-secondary educational institutions who wish to complete research studies that incorporate physical activity in their teaching pedagogy.

Our charitable number is 750824724RR0001. You can view our charitable status on the CRA website.

You will receive a tax-deductible receipt for any donation over CAD$25.

MEET THE TEAM

Dave McNee

Dave McNee is the Chair of QSLA Foundation. His expertise and breadth of knowledge in education, sports, marketing and advertising brings an unmatched leadership and guidance to QSLA Foundation. He is currently a principal at Uchenna Academy, teaching economics as well as coaching a youth basketball team. He is also spearheading research initiatives that explore effects of combining sporting activities with mathematics pedagogy. View Dave’s LinkedIn profile here.

Gloria Vopni

Gloria’s role as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte Canada provides the accounting leadership necessary to ensure the donations we receive reach the students that will benefit from it most. QSLA Foundation strives to reach maximum efficiency by minimizing our costs and maximizing the scholarship and bursaries opportunities for our students. Gloria’s expertise ensures we reach our goal. View Gloria’s LinkedIn profile here.

Louise McNee

Louise has a lifelong career in the healthcare field as well as community involvement that provides QSLA Foundation with fair and transparent decision making insights.

Claudia Mandekic

Claudia has an extensive teaching career in mathematics and sciences. Her passion for mathematics and developing novel pedagogical approaches while teaching math and science, as well as developing science courses that collaborate with hospitals and research institutions, are providing new platforms for learning. View Claudia’s LinkedIn profile here.