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This is an outstanding city.
But you don't just take.
You've got to build.

Fran Deacon

Wife of the late Fraser Deacon,
Founder of Toronto Foundation

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Board of Directors

Bill MacKinnon
Board Chair
Corporate Director
Claire Duboc
Director, Vice Chair
Managing, CBT Management
Greg Wilkinson
Director, Vice Chair
Managing Principal, Ontario, Earnscliffe Strategy Group
Neala Barton
Director
Strategic Communications and Stakeholder Relations Canadian Institute for Health Information
Michael Brooks
Director
Chief Executive Officer, Real Property Association of Canada
Ian L. T. Clarke
Director
CFO, Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Rick Goldsmith
Director
Retiree Partner, KPMG
Edward Greenspon
Director
President & CEO, Public Policy Forum
Sue Griggs
Director
Leadership Coach, The Coaching Project Inc.
Sandy Houston
Director
President & CEO, Metcalf Foundation
Brenda Lee-Kennedy
Director
Partner, Taxation, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Nancy McCain
Director
Chair, Arts Access Fund
Dennis Mitchell
Director
CEO and CIO, Starlight Capital
André Perey
Director, Corporate Secretary
Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Director
City of Toronto Corporate Equity and Diversity Manager (Retired)
Lola Rasminsky
Director
Founding Director, Avenue Road Arts School
John Sherrington
Director
Investment Banker
Andrew Spence
Director
Investment Professional & Economist
Natalie Townsend
Director
Managing Partner, NorthRock Capital
Martin Connell
Chair Emeritus
Sharon Avery
President & CEO

 COMMITTEES

Community Initiatives
Sue Griggs (Chair)
Rick Goldsmith
Edward Greenspon
Nancy McCain
Bill MacKinnon (Ex-officio)
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Lola Rasminsky
Natalie Townsend
Greg Wilkinson
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)
Julia Howell (Staff)
Sara Krynitzki (Staff)*
Simone Dalton (Staff)
Tyler Demers (Staff)

Finance & Audit
Ian Clarke, Chair
Michael Brooks
Elizabeth Gitajn
Dan Golberg
Brenda Lee-Kennedy
Bill MacKinnon
André Perey
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)
Denise Arsenault (Staff)
Mark Heazle (Staff)

Governance
Greg Wilkinson, Chair
Ian Clarke
Bill MacKinnon (Ex-officio)
André Perey (Ex-officio)
John Sherrington
Andrew Spence
Natalie Townsend
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)

Investment
Andrew Spence, Chair
Robert Bertram
Ian Clarke, (Ex-officio)
Mario Ferrara
Michael Herrera (Ex-officio)
John B. MacIntyre
Bill MacKinnon (Ex-officio)
Dennis Mitchell
Jane Rowe
John Sherrington
Heather Mason-Wood
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)
Denise Arsenault (Staff)
Mark Heazle (Staff)

Social Impact Investment Committee
John Sherrington, Chair
Neala Barton
Rick Goldsmith
Harvey Griggs
Sandy Houston
Bill MacKinnon (Ex-officio)
André Perey
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)
Denise Arsenault (Staff)
Nadien Godkewitsch (Staff)

*On maternity leave