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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

Board members (L-R) Richard Peddie, Neala Barton and Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Board members (L-R) Richard Peddie, Neala Barton and Ceta Ramkhalawansingh

 

John Barford
Chair, Toronto Foundation
President, Valleydene Corporation
Sandy Houston
President & CEO
Metcalf Foundation
Richard Peddie
Vice-Chair, Toronto Foundation
Consultant, Author, Speaker
Bill MacKinnon
Corporate Director
Neala Barton
Strategic Communications
and Stakeholder Relations
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Nancy McCain
Chair, Arts Access Fund
Robert Bertram
Corporate Director
André Perey
Corporate Secretary, Toronto Foundation
Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon, LLP
Michael Brooks
Chief Executive Officer
Real Property Association of Canada
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
City of Toronto Corporate Equity and Diversity Manager (Retired)
Ian L. T. Clarke
Chief Financial Officer
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.
Lola Rasminsky
Founding Director
Avenue Road Arts School
Claire Duboc
Managing Partner
CBT Management
John Sherrington
Investment Banker
John A. Francis
Managing Director
Fraser Kearney Capital Corp.
Natalie Townsend
Managing Partner
NorthRock Capital
Rick Goldsmith
Partner, National Risk Management,
Advisory Services
KPMG Management Services, LLP
Greg Wilkinson
Managing Principal
Earnscliffe Strategy Group
Edward Greenspon
President & CEO
Public Policy Forum
Martin Connell
Chair Emeritus
Sue Griggs
Leadership Coach
The Coaching Project Inc.
Sharon Avery
President & CEO
Toronto  Foundation

COMMITTEES

Community Initiatives

Natalie Townsend, Chair
John Barford (Ex-officio)
Julie Frost
Rick Goldsmith
Ed Greenspon
Sue Griggs
Nancy McCain
Bill MacKinnon (Ex-officio)
Richard Peddie (Ex-officio)
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Lola Rasminsky
John Sherrington
Greg Wilkinson
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)
Rosalyn Morrison (Staff)

Finance & Audit

Bill MacKinnon, Chair
John Barford (Ex-officio)
Bob Bertram (Ex-officio)
Michael Brooks
Ian Clarke
Elizabeth Gitajn
Dan Golberg
Richard Peddie (Ex-officio)
Andre Perey
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)
Denise Arsenault (Staff)

Governance

Michael Brooks, Chair
John Barford (Ex-officio)
Bob Bertram (Ex-officio)
Bill MacKinnon (Ex-officio)
Richard Peddie (Ex-officio)
André Perey (Ex-officio)
Natalie Townsend (Ex-officio)
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)

Investment

Bob Bertram, Chair
John Barford (Ex-officio)
John A. Francis
Michael Herrera
Sandy Houston
John B. MacIntyre
Bill MacKinnon (Ex-officio)
James Meadows
Richard Peddie (Ex-officio)
Jane Rowe
George Vesely
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)
Denise Arsenault (Staff)

Marketing & Development

Richard Peddie, Chair
Neala Barton
John Barford (Ex-officio)
Claire Duboc
Beth Robertson
Greg Wilkinson
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)
Anne Brayley (Staff)
Julia Howell (Staff)