About Us

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

 

Richard Peddie
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
Michael Brooks
Chief Executive Officer
Real Property Association of Canada
Dennis Mitchell
Senior Vice President
and Senior Portfolio Manager
Sprott Asset Management
Ian L. T. Clarke
Chief Financial Officer
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.
André Perey
Corporate Secretary, Toronto Foundation
Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon, LLP
Claire Duboc
Managing Partner
CBT Management
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
City of Toronto Corporate Equity and Diversity Manager (Retired)
John A. Francis
Managing Director
Fraser Kearney Capital Corp.
Lola Rasminsky
Founding Director
Avenue Road Arts School
Rick Goldsmith
Partner, National Risk Management,
Advisory Services
KPMG Management Services, LLP
John Sherrington
Investment Banker
Edward Greenspon
President & CEO
Public Policy Forum
Natalie Townsend
Managing Partner
NorthRock Capital
Sue Griggs
Leadership Coach
The Coaching Project Inc.
Greg Wilkinson
Managing Principal
Earnscliffe Strategy Group
Sandy Houston
President & CEO
Metcalf Foundation
Martin Connell
Chair Emeritus
Brenda Lee-Kennedy
Tax Partner,
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
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)
Julia Howell (Staff)
Sara Krynitzki (Staff)
Tyler Demers (Staff)

Finance & Audit

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

Governance

Michael Brooks, Chair
Ian Clarke
Bill MacKinnon (Ex-officio)
Richard Peddie (Ex-officio)
André Perey (Ex-officio)
John Sherrington
Natalie Townsend (Ex-officio)
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)

Investment

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

Social Impact Investment Committee

John Sherrington, Chair
Neala Barton
Claire Duboc
Rick Goldsmith
Sandy Houston
Richard Peddie (Ex-officio)
Sharon Avery (Ex-officio)
Denise Arsenault (Staff)
Nadien Godkewitsch (Staff)