Ali Pejman – Master of Ceremonies: Active in his local community, Ali Pejman is a board member and the Chair of the Major Gifts Committee of the VGH + UBC Hospital Foundation and is the Lead Fundraiser for the epilepsy research programs at BC Children’s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital. Ali knows better than most the impact that epilepsy can have on the person that has the condition but also on their family, friends, and loved ones which is why he is on a mission to transform epilepsy care in BC, raising funds for the epilepsy programs at BC Children’s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital.
Crystal Campbell – Auctioneer: With a background in non-profit management and gala event production, Crystal Campbell is a professional auctioneer based in Vancouver who specializes in Fundraising and Benefit Auctions. She is also an accomplished art and jewelry auctioneer. With close to 20 years experience working in the auction industry, her unique ability has helped raised millions of dollars at fundraisers throughout the years. Notably, she was one of the first Auctioneers to introduce the Special Appeal (Fund-A-Need), to charity auctions in Vancouver, and is one of only a few professional female Auctioneers in Canada. As an expert in her field, she has conducted and managed close to 1,000 live auctions and events, covering a wide variety of sales from estate, auto, West Coast First Nations art and jewellery, to Chinese antiques and jade, diamonds, gemstones, and Canadian ammolite fossils.