Board of Directors

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Matthew Bondy

Chair

Matthew Bondy is the vice-president at Communitech. Previously he served in senior advisory roles at Queen's Park, and held leadership positions at Shad Canada, a not-for-profit organization, and the University of Waterloo.

Matthew was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2021.

Kitchener

Mary Henein-Thorn

Mary Henein Thorn

Vice-Chair

Mary Henein Thorn was formerly employed as a Special Assistant at a Federal Minister's Regional Office and as the CEO of AdSpace Plus. She is a former Constituency Assistant and Candidate for the Ontario PC Party. Prior to her political engagement, Mary has been an entrepreneur, advertising broker and marketing consultant.

Mary was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2019.

Kitchener

Gary Bennett

Gary Bennett

Board member

Gary Bennett is a senior managing partner with Bendale Property Management. From 1994 to 2000, Gary was elected and re-elected as a Mayor of the City of Kingston.

Gary was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2019.

Kingston

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Melissa Cable-Cibula

Board Member

Melissa Cable-Cibula is a corporate communications consultant, and Principal/Owner of a freelance consulting firm. Previously she served as Vice-President of Corporate Communications at a leading Canadian PR firm.

Melissa was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2021.

Toronto

Fred Dominelli

Fred Dominelli

Board member

Fred Dominelli has formerly served as a board member for the Committee of Adjustment, Etobicoke York Panel. His community involvement includes serving as President, Vice-President and Director for the Niagara Neighbourhood Association. He is a former board member of the Liberty Village BIA.

Fred was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2019.

North York

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Natalka Falcomer

Board Member

Natalka Falcomer is the founder of a commercial leasing law firm and an Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage. Natalka’s community involvement includes serving as a Board Member of NAR REACH, a national Director of the Real Estate Institute of Canada's (REIC) and an advisor to the province’s Job Recovery Task Force.

Natalka was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2021.

Toronto

Rod Jackson

Rod Jackson

Board member

Rod Jackson is currently President at iPi inc. He has formerly served as MPP for Barrie as well as CEO at Barrie Chamber of Commerce. His community involvement includes serving as a director for the McLaren Art Centre.

Rod was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2019.

Barrie

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Manjit Khaira

Board member

Manjit Khaira is the Director of Finance with Safran Canada, a division of Safran Group (France). Prior to joining Safran, Manjit held various roles in corporations across a number of industries.

Manjit was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2021.

Brampton

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Marta Leardi-Anderson

Board member

Marta Leardi-Anderson is the Executive Director of the Cross-Border Institute (CBI). Most recently she was on leave from her role as Executive Director of the CBI and served as Executive Vice President for P3 Procurement and Policy for the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project.

Marta was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2021.

Amherstburg

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Donald MacKay

Board member

Donald Mackay is the Owner of Dream Links, and a former Accountant at Deloitte. His community involvement includes serving as a board member and chair for the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital.

Donald was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2020.

Bracebridge

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Donna Maitland

Board member

Donna Maitland is the Founder and CEO of Peridot Solutions and has worked with First Nation communities, post-secondary institutions, the private, not-for-profit and municipal sectors across Ontario.

Donna possesses over 30 years in economic and community development, and as a program manager of both federal and provincial government agencies, including as a Regional Program Manager at the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Donna was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2020.

Corbeil

Stephen Staley

Stephen Staley

Board member

Stephen Staley is a financial services, communications and public policy professional at Scotiabank, based in Toronto. Prior to joining Scotiabank he spent more than seven years working for the Prime Minister of Canada.

Stephen was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2019.

Toronto

Peter Forsberg

Peter Watts Forsberg

Board member

Peter Watts Forsberg spent 38-years, serving his country in Canada and Europe in the Canadian Armed Forces. Following his retirement in 1995 he became public affairs officer with a defence advocacy.

Peter was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2020.

Smithville