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New Staff:

Jacline Abray-Nyman is an accomplished leader in the public sector with more than 18 years of demonstrated success in senior roles within Canadian universities, having focused on external relations and philanthropic fundraising. She joined QSB as Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations in October. In this capacity, Jacline provides leadership for developing meaningful relationships with QSB’s alumni and donors.

“Investing personally and financially in the vision of Queen’s School of Business provides extraordinary value for QSB alumni and all its stakeholders, as we ensure a future of continued academic excellence and exceptional experience,” she says.

Jacline has worked in the private sector in business administration and marketing and as a consultant on relationship-building, resource development, marketing and strategic planning. Before Queen’s, she held the positions of Vice-President of Fundraising and Donor Relations for the York University Foundation; Director of Development and External Relations for the Haskayne School of Business and Director of Development Communications, both at the University of Calgary; and Director of Advancement Services at the University of Ottawa.

Jacline holds a Bachelor of Administration, an MBA and has completed her PhD course work. She is currently finishing her doctoral studies, with research interests in social-mission sector marketing and philanthropy.


Darlene Holden, left, and her daughter, Karey Barr, are pictured at Darlene’s retirement reception, held in February. The Goodes Hall Atrium was filled with friends and colleagues who paid tribute to Darlene’s 40 years of service to the School in various financial administration roles.