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Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2021-2022
(as of June 21, 2021)

Sarah Murphy, B.Eng, CIM

Board Chair

Investment Advisor/Portfolio Manager, CIBC Wood Gundy

Sarah Murphy, B.Eng, CIM
Investment Advisor/Portfolio Manager,
CIBC Wood Gundy

Board Chair

Dr. Maroussia Ahmed
Professor Emeritus | Department of French, 
McMaster University

Laura Cattari
Senior Policy Analyst, Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

Brooke Eady, CHRL
President, Broadcast Services International

Sandra Edrupt
General Manager, Strategy & Business Planning, ArcelormittalDofasco (retired)

Shylo Elmayan
Director of Indigenous Student Services,
McMaster University

Assad Hoosein
Manager of Facilities, Hamilton Public Library

Cheryl Jensen
President, Algonquin College (retired)

Dr. Amy Montour BScN, MSc, MD, CCFP
Assistant Professor, McMaster University Hospitalist & Palliative Care Physician, Brantford General Hospital

Pranav Pandya, B.Com, CPA
CFO, Fengate

Bob Savage
VP, Manufacturing, ArcelorMittal Dofasco (retired)

Moira Taylor
Executive in Residence, Capacity Canada

Kathy Watts
Vice-President Finance & CFO, Hamilton Health Sciences (retired)


Terry Cooke

Terry Cooke
President & CEO
905.523.5600 x 224
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Melissa Klaver
Corporate Secretary | Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
905.523.5600 x 227
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Philanthropic Services

Jill Anderson
Director, Philanthropic Services
905.523.5600 x 254
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Shylah MacIntyre
Senior Philanthropic Services Officer
905.523.5600 x 264
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Lissette Nunez Gomez
Philanthropic Services Officer
905.523.5600 x 246
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Grants & Community Initiatives

Rudi Wallace
Vice-President, Grants & Community Initiatives
905.523.5600 x 259
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Sarah Glen – on HWDSB secondment, please contact VP, Grants & Community Initiatives
Director, Grants & Community Initiatives
905.523.5600 x 222
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Sharon Charters
Manager, Grants
905.523.5600 x 242
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CA Klassen
Coordinator, Grants & Community Initiatives
905.523.5600 x 255
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Tami Henderson
Administrative Assistant, Grants
905.523.5600 x 241
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Community Relations

Grace Diffey, APR, FCPRS
Vice-President, Community Relations
905.523.5600 x 260
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Michael Parente
Communications Specialist
905.523.5600 x 263
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Tracy Varcoe
Administrative Assistant/Webmaster
905.523.5600 x 223
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Finance and Administration

Annette Aquin, CPA, CA
Executive Vice-President, Finance & Operations
905.523.5600 x 243
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Yulena Wan, CPA, CA
Director, Finance & Operations
905.523.5600 x 228
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Jake How, CPA, CGA
905.523.5600 x 230
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Derek Watts
Junior Accountant
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Yvonne Yeoh
Executive Assistant
905.523.5600 x 226
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Morag Halsey
Receptionist/Foundation Support Assistant
Email Morag