National Board 2019

H.R.H The Prince Philip
Patron
Duke of Edinburgh 

Her Excellency the Right 
Honourable Julie Payette
Honorary National Chair
Governor General of Canada 

Officers

Melissa MacAdam
National President 
Halifax, Nova Scotia  

Lou Gizzarelli
Immediate Past President 
Markham, Ontario

Anthony Graham 
Chair - The Charter for Business
Toronto, Ontario 

Stephen De-Wint
National Executive Director
Toronto, Ontario

Karen Cooper
Legal Counsel
Ottawa, Ontario 

Sarah deGuzman
Treasurer
Toronto, Ontario  

Directors-at-Large

Lana de Bastiani
Director-at-Large Youth & Alumni
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories 

Tiffany Bliley
Director-at-Large
Toronto, Ontario

Sandra Corelli
Director-at-Large 
Toronto, Ontario 

Hon. Myra Freeman C.M.,O.N.S.,M.S.M.,C.D.  
Director-at-Large
Halifax, Nova Scotia 

Erin Garner
Director-at-Large
Toronto, Ontario

Jim Kershaw
Director-at-Large
Vancouver, British Columbia​

Al-Karim Khimji
Director-at-Large
Calgary, Alberta  

Gregory C. Ludlow​
Director-at-Large
Toronto, Ontario

Kevin Malone
Director-at-Large
Toronto, Ontario

Divisional Directors 

Lynn Zurel 
Director - Newfoundland and Labrador
St. John’s, Newfoundland

Joel Dennis
Director - Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Bruce Jarvis 
Director - Nova Scotia 
Halifax, Nova Scotia 

Dean Mundee
Director - New Brunswick
Fredricton, New Brunswick

Dr. Anita Brown Johnson 
Director - Québec
Outremont, Québec​

Tony Cox
Director - Ontario
Toronto, Ontario

Thomas McIlwham
Director – Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Jim Deane
Director - Saskatchewan
Regina, Saskatchewan 

Nancy L. Jarjour Szabo
Director - Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut
Calgary, Alberta

John-Andrew Pankiw-Petty
Director - British Columbia and Yukon 
Vancouver, British Columbia