Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Melissa Sonberg , Chair
Adjunct Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

André Beaulieu, Vice-Chair, Fund Development & Communications
Senior Vice President – Bell Wholesale

Ross Hynes, Vice-Chair, Programs
Retired diplomat

Yves Lorange,  Treasurer
Director of Financial Services, Buildings and Equipment, Central Quebec School Board

Inez Jabalpurwala, Secretary
President & CEO, Brain Canada Foundation

Myriam Levert,
Senior Communications Advisor, Rio Tinto

Stanley Schmidt
Talent Management Advisor, Pfizer Canada


Eric Bretsen
Partner, Ernst & Young

Dr. Tara Collins
Assistant Professor, School of Child and Youth Care, Ryerson University

Marc Girard,
Management Consultant

Lloyd Lipsett

Krista Pawley
Culture and Reputation Architect, Imperative Impact

Darin Renton
Partner, Stikeman Elliott

George Roter
Head of Core Contributor Participation, Mozilla

Michelle Sullivan
President, Michelle Sullivan Communications

Norma Tombari
Director, Global Diversity, Human Resources, RBC

Robert Yalden
Partner, Corporate, Osler

Tamara Zimmerman
AVP Innovation, BDC

Honorary Board

The Honourable Irwin Cotler

François Crépeau
Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Professor in Public International Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University and United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants

Pearl Eliadis
Human Rights Lawyer

Phil Fontaine
former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations

The Honourable Frank Iacobucci
former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and Counsel, Torys

William Schabas
Professor of International Law, Middlesex University

Margaret Sekaggya
Former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders and Executive Director of the Human Rights Centre Uganda

Stephen Toope
Director, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

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