Leadership

Honorary Patrons

Sally Armstrong
Author
James Bartleman
former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Cindy Blackstock
Executive Director, First Nations Child & Family Caring Society
Alan Broadbent
Chairman & Founder, Maytree
Gerard Kennedy
CEO, Alpha Industries
Beverly Keeshig-Soonias
Lawyer
Hugh Segal
Master, Massey College
David Walsh
Carrot Common

 

Co-Chairs

Mary Jo Leddy
Founder and Director, Romero House
Rabbi Arthur Bielfeld
Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Emanu-El

 

Committee Members

Stephanie Alexander
Retired Teacher
Patrick Conlon
Author, Broadcaster
Michael Cooke
President Carold Institute, retired VP George Brown College
Therese Dobko
Consultant
Gayle Duchene
Retired Administrator – Telecom
Rennie Fisher
IT Consultant
Patrick Flanagan
Co-Founder of The Learning Bar and former Youth Advocate for NB
Edward (Ted) Glover
Teacher
Sara Hildebrand
Lawyer, Founder of Millennium Kids
Cathy Hunt
Artist
Anita Khanna
Director, Campaign 2000
Brian MacLean
Communications, Marketing, Sales/Book Publishing
Kate Manning
Lawyer
Margaret McBurney
Author
Pearse Murray
Film Maker
Walter Pitman
Retired President Ryerson, OISE, Ontario Arts Council
Anna Porter
Writer and Publisher
Valerie Pringle
Journalist
Dr. Linda Rapson
Physician
Todd Ross
Director of Communications, Casey House
Laurel Rothman
Director, Campaign 2000 (to 2014)
Maritza Sanchez
Executive Director, Jessie’s
Doug Saunders
Psychologist
Jon Telch
Government Relations
Pauline Théoret
Canadian Teachers’ Federation
Jennie Ucar
Retired Principal
Connie Winder
George Brown College

National Summit Planning 

Michèle Biss
Canada Without Poverty
Joanne Gosselin
Retired Teacher
Joe Gunn
Citizens for Public Justice
Sara Hildebrand
Lawyer, Founder of Millennium Kids
Jennifer King
First Nations Child and Family Caring Society
Brittany Martell
First Nations Child and Family Caring Society
Pauline Théoret
Canadian Teachers’ Federation
Jennie Ucar
Retired Principal
Janelle Vandergrift
Citizens for Public Justice

Consultants

Deb Day
Innovate By Day
Allie Kosela
Socially Good
Peter Restivo
PR Media
Barbara Sheffield
PR Media