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

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Andy Blenkarn

Board member

Andy Blenkarn is a Principal and President of Flatrock Holdings inc. which owns and operates two marinas and a construction company on Georgian Bay.

Andy’s community involvement includes having served on the board of Boating Ontario for a number of years and is currently an advisor to the CEO and board. He has also been an active supporter of the West Parry Sound Health Centre and the Georgian Bay Biosphere.

Andy was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2022.

Pointe au Baril

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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

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George Habchi

Board Member

George Habchi is the Director of Business Development and Stakeholder Relations at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute (MLI).

George is a public affairs and stakeholder relations professional with experience executing strategic plans in both public and private sectors and is also an active volunteer in his community.

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

Ottawa

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Sherri Haigh

Board Member

Sherri Haigh is the President of Haigh Communications Inc., providing marketing and communications services to a broad range of clients. She previously held senior roles for a range of regulatory, public and private sector organizations. She began her career as a journalist working at various newspapers as a reporter and then city editor.

Sherri was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2022.

St. Catharines

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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Amber Joy Kouvalis

Board member

Amber Joy Kouvalis is the Call Centre Manager for Campaign Support Limited. 

Amber Joy’s volunteer roles include tenure on Boards of Directors, and advocacy on behalf of vulnerable persons, including newcomers to Canada, women facing gender-based violence and discrimination, and women facing barriers to education, social supports, and healthcare.

Amber was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2022.

Windsor

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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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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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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

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Liam McCreery

Board Member

Liam McCreery is an advocate for agriculture in Ontario. Liam is committed to promoting children’s physical fitness across his community and volunteers with several local organizations.

Liam was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2022.

North Oxford County

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Randi Ray

Board member

Giiwedin Noodin kwe n’dizhinikaaz. Flying Post miinwa Red Rock miinwa, N’swakamok n’doonjibaa. Randi Ray, PhD (c) is a proud Anishinaabe Kwe and founder of Miikana Consulting and Noojimo Health- Canada’s first Indigenous-owned Virtual Mental Health Clinic.

Randi has a passion and strong commitment to working with leaders in order to bridge the social and economic gaps across all sectors for Indigenous people.

Randi was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2022.

Hanmer

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Moshe Ronen

Board member

Moshe Ronen is a lawyer, international business and strategic advisor, advocate, & community activist.

Moshe’s community involvement includes current and previous volunteer roles with the Build Your Smile Dental Foundation and  the Canadian Jewish Congress.

Moshe was appointed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2022.

Thornhill

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