Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of thirteen members, elected by the members of the corporation at the School’s Annual General Meeting.

Patron and Board of Directors

Board Executive
  • Chair
    Alberta G. Cefis, ON, President, Alcetor Inc.; Board Director; Former Executive Vice President & Head, Global Transaction Banking, Scotiabank
  • Treasurer
    Jean-François Lacroix, QC, Chief Financial Officer, D-BOX Technologies Inc.
  • Corporate secretary
    Colin JacksonAB, Founder of Prairie Theatre Exchange

  • CEO
    Gideon Arthurs, ON
  • Terrie-Lynne Devonish, ON, General Counsel, Staples Canada
  • Ira Gluskin, ON, Asset Management Executive 
  • Jeffery Hewitt, ON, Assistant Professor, Windsor University, Faculty of Law
  • Camilla Holland, MBExecutive Director, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
  • Shawn Cohen, ON, Institutional Director Schroders
  • Maxime Gagné, QC, Partner, St. Lawrence Law Firm LLP
  • Teresa Marques, ON, President & CEO, Rideau Hall Foundation 
  • Jill MatusON, FRSC, Professor Emerita, Department of English, University of Toronto
  • Anthony Tattersfield, ON, Retired-Partner, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants
  • Jacques Shore, ON, Partner, Gowling WLG
Past Presidents of the Board
  • Bernard Amyot, Ad. E., QC
  • Tullio Cedraschi, QC
  • Edward Johnson, QC
  • Robert E. Landry, C.M., QC
  • Yvon Turcot, QC
  • Jodi White, ON
Life Governors
  • Herbert C. Auerbach, BC
  • Jean Pol Britte
  • Robert E. Landry, C.M., QC
  • Yvon Turcot, QC
  • Richard Brott, ON
  • Kathryn Brownlie, ON
  • Linda Caty, QC
  • Gil Desautels, QC
  • Simon Dupéré, QC
  • Kaaren Hawkins, MB
  • Brenda Jones Kinsella, BC
  • D’Arcy Levesque, AB
  • Sheila Martin, QC
  • Margaret Martinello Magner, PE
  • Patricia M. Moore, AB
  • Marissa Nuss, QC
  • Joan Richardson, MB
  • Myriane Le François, QC
  • David J. Daniels, ON
  • Eleanore Romanow, SK
  • Nalini Stewart, ON
  • David Daniels, ON

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