CVCF Staff

Susan Auchterlonie, Executive Director

Susan has an extensive background in fundraising and communications in both the public and private sectors. During her 11 years at North Island College, where she served as Executive Director of the North Island College Foundation, Susan’s commitment to consultation, strong community relationships and collaboration contributed greatly to the organization’s enhanced profile and fundraising success.
With deep roots and having raised her family in the Comox Valley, Susan is excited about the opportunity to continue to serve this wonderful community and looks forward to working in partnership with donors, fund holders, and local agencies and organizations to address community needs.

Susan enjoys spending time outside of work with her family and dogs, travelling, gardening, doing yoga and generally supporting her children in their various pursuits (wherever that takes her).

Susan can be reached at

Miriam Myers, Finance Manager

Bio coming soon

Sigourney Brown (She/Her), Program Coordinator

Sigourney joined the Comox Valley Community Foundation in early 2018 after moving to the Comox Valley with her Husband and dog. Prior to moving to the Comox Valley, Sigourney lived in Toronto gained a wide range of skills working in corporate retail.  As Program Coordinator, Sigourney wears several hats for CVCF and enjoys the constant changing environment. Sigourney is passionate about giving back to her community and enjoys supporting CVCFs grants programs including the Community Enrichment Grants and Neighbourhood Small Grants.

Sigourney is committed to Reconciliation and acknowledges she is a settler on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples including Kómox First Nation, caretakers of the ‘land of plenty’ since time immemorial.  She is continuing to learn and to unlearn the history of this land.

In her spare time, Sigourney enjoys biking, hiking and taking her dog to the beach.

Sigourney can be reached at