• Tim Griffin Board Chair

    Tim Griffin is with Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital and is the former CEO and chair of the board. In addition to his thirty-six-year career in finance, Griffin spent ten years in the consulting and book publishing businesses. He remains active in the philanthropic community on behalf of several healthcare, educational, and arts organizations, mostly as a fundraiser. Notably, he served as the chair of the Board of Directors of the St. Michael’s Foundation for six years and continues his decades-long involvement with the hospital. Griffin is also the current chair of the Investment Committee for the Bishop’s University Foundation.

  • Nalini Stewart Deputy Chair

    For over thirty-five years, Nalini Stewart has held leadership roles on local, provincial, and national boards. She has been Chair of the Ontario Arts Council, Acting Chair of the Canada Council for the Arts, and President of the Canadian Club. She is a Founding member of the Ontario Arts Foundation, The Power Plant Art Gallery, and the Asia Pacific Foundation. She is currently Chair of Necessary Angel Theatre, Vice-Chair of the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, and Chair of Friends of WWF Canada. She is an honorary governor of York University and the National Theatre School of Canada. Stewart received the Order of Ontario and the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship for “contribution to the arts, education and communication, and for efforts to promote diversity awareness and inclusion.” She has a lifetime achievement award from the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce.

  • Steven M. Wilson Treasurer

    Steven M. Wilson is an audit partner in the Asset Management Practice of PwC Canada with over twenty-five years of experience in the field of Financial Services. Prior to moving to Toronto in 2010, he helped lead a financial services audit practice in Vancouver. An avid member of the arts community in Canada, Wilson has extensive volunteer and board experience, both in Vancouver and Toronto. He most recently served on the board of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto.

  • Jamie Cameron Secretary

    Jamie Cameron, now Professor Emerita, was a full-time faculty member at Osgoode Hall Law School from 1984 to 2020. One of Canada’s most senior public law scholars, Cameron has served on law-related boards that include the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the BC Civil Liberties Association, and the Board of Editors for Ontario Reports. Cameron is an appointed member of the Ontario and Nunavut Review Boards. She also served on cultural boards that include the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and Canada’s National Ballet School. Cameron is on the board for the Inuit Art Foundation, is a member of the Women’s Art Council at the McMichael, and is involved with Artworks for Cancer.

  • Tate Abols Director

    Tate Abols is Managing Partner at Forum Asset Management and a member of its investment committee. He has spent the majority of his career in the private markets and prior to joining Forum, spent fifteen years with Onex Corporation where he worked both as an investor in Onex’ private equity fund and as corporate development for the parent public company. Tate is a passionate supporter of the arts and not-for-profits and formerly was on the board of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. Tate holds an Honours Business Administration degree (with Distinction) from the Ivey School of Business, Western University, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Huron University College, Western University.

  • Michael Audain Director

    Michael Audain is Chairman of Polygon Homes Ltd., one of British Columbia’s leading home builders. A fifth generation British Columbian, he was educated at the University of British Columbia and the London School of Economics. An active supporter of the arts, Audain is Chair of the Jean Paul Riopelle Foundation, the Audain Foundation, and the Audain Art Museum Foundation. He is past Chair of the National Gallery of Canada and the Vancouver Art Gallery. He is also a Trustee of the Audain Art Museum, and Director Emeritus of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation. Audain has been appointed to the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia. He has received honorary degrees from five universities, the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals, and the Order of Patrons in Québec.

  • John Bianchini Director

    John Bianchini is Hatch’s Chairman (2017–present), Chief Executive Officer (2012–present), and member of the Board of Directors (2003–present). As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hatch, he represents a team of more than 10,000 employees located in 65 permanent offices on six continents, with capital projects under management totaling more than $75 billion dollars. Bianchini is a great supporter of the Canadian universities and their engineering programs, and with Hatch sponsors numerous bursaries and scholarships. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Toronto (1985), is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario, and is active in both the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum, and the Canadian Society of Chemical Engineers. In 2011, he was named a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Hatch was recognized as the 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Corporation Award at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Philanthropy Awards.

  • Katherine Graham Debost Director

    Katherine (Katy) Graham Debost has a BA from McGill University (1986) and in 2021 completed the Director’s Education Program, ICD.D designation at the University of Toronto. After living in Paris, France for thirty years she returned to her native city of Toronto in 2020. Fluently bilingual, she is a committed volunteer and fundraiser for internationally recognized arts organizations, including the Bata Shoe Museum Foundation, Toronto, (where she has been a Director since 2022), the Fogo Island Arts Advisory Board (where she has been an advisor since 2018), and the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA), Washington, D.C., (where she was Board President of Les Amis du NMWA from 2015-2019). Since 2003 Katy has been a Shareholder Panel member of Graymont Limited, Vancouver, and she is now a director of the newly created N’Oubliez Charitable Foundation, also based in Vancouver.

  • Kiki Delaney Chair Emeritus

    Kiki Delaney is President of Delaney Capital Management the investment counselling firm she founded in 1992. Kiki has served on the boards of many not-for-profit organizations across Canada. She is Chancellor Emeritus of OCAD University. Kiki has been awarded honorary degrees from the University of Manitoba, OCAD University and Mount Saint Vincent University. She received the Edmund C. Bovey Award from Business for the Arts in recognition for her lifetime support of Canadian arts and culture. Kiki is a Member of the Order of Canada and is also inducted into the Investment Industry Association of Canada Hall of Fame.

  • Jon S. Dellandrea Chair Emeritus

    Dr. Jon S. Dellandrea is a writer, art historian, and foundation executive who holds bachelor, masters, and doctoral degrees from the University of Toronto and a master’s degree from Oxford University, where he served as Pro-Vice-Chancellor from 2005 to 2008. He was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2006 in recognition of his service to Canada through the advancement of philanthropy. He is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation.

  • Sammy Lau Director

    Sammy Lau has served as a senior marketing leader at various technology and startup companies in Canada, most recently at HiMama and Top Hat, where he has led and scaled growth teams. He previously served as a technology and digital marketing consultant for leading cultural organizations in North America, including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Lau has served on the University Affairs Board and Discipline Appeals Board of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto, as well as the campaign leadership committees for multiple Members of Parliament over the past decade. He is an adviser and volunteer for a variety of organizations, including the Loran Scholars Foundation, the McCall MacBain Scholarship at McGill University, the University of Toronto, and more. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Vancouver, Lau holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College at the University of Toronto, where he studied as a Loran Scholar.

  • Nancy McCain Director

    Nancy McCain is Chair of the Arts Access Fund, a non-profit organization committed to the provision of arts scholarships for youth in need. She is Vice Chair of the Toronto Foundation, and a member of the board of directors of Acadia University, the Sobey Art Foundation, and Soulpepper Theatre Company. She is a member of the capital campaign for the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and most recently served as Chair of the successful Campaign for Acadia. As President of the Morneau-McCain Foundation, she is currently leading an initiative with the University of Toronto to provide scholarships and permanent residency to refugee girls from Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya. Previous roles include President of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Chair of the Canadian Art Foundation, Director of Arts for Children of Toronto (VIBE Arts), and Director of the National Gallery of Art Foundation. McCain was awarded an honorary doctorate from Acadia University and has an MA in Arts Administration from New York University.

  • Gerald McMaster Director

    Gerald McMaster is a curator, artist, author, and professor, and the director of the Wapatah: Centre for Indigenous Visual Knowledge at OCAD University (Toronto). With forty years of international work and expertise in contemporary art, critical theory, museology, and indigenous aesthetics, he has worked at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, and the Canadian Museum of Civilization. As curator, McMaster has represented Canada at the Venice Biennale (1995) and the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale (2018). In 2012 he was Artistic Director to the 18th Biennale of Sydney (Australia). His most recent book, Iljuwas Bill Reid: Life & Work, was published by the Art Canada Institute in 2020. McMaster is a nêhiyaw (Plains Cree) and a citizen of the Siksika First Nation.

  • Shabin Mohamed Director

    Shabin Mohamed, a Chartered Professional Accountant by training, has dedicated time to serving many different boards and arts organizations. She has been deeply involved in culture through her work with numerous institutions: she has been a trustee of the Art Gallery of Ontario; a director of the Aga Khan Museum; a member of the Advisory Board for the Ryerson Image Centre; a director of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery; Co-Chair of Partners in Art; a board member of the Institute of Contemporary Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum; and a director of the Toronto International Film Festival. She currently serves on the boards of the Evergreen Brickworks, the National Gallery of Canada Foundation, and the Writers’ Trust of Canada. She lives in Toronto.

  • Carol Weinbaum Director

    Carol Weinbaum is VP Operations at WJ Properties, a family-owned property management, investment, and development business. A dedicated supporter of the Canadian arts community, Weinbaum is a co-founder of Partners in Art (PIA) and a founding director and board member of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). As well, she sits on the National Gallery of Canada Foundation Board. A strong believer in the value of art education, Weinbaum served on the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U) Board of Governors. Through her family’s foundation, she supports cultural programming and education, including the Nomadic Residents Program and a new Global Artists Residency at OCAD U; education at MOCA; and programming at The Power Plant and the Art Gallery of Ontario.

  • Susan Wortzman Director

    Susan Wortzman is a partner in the Toronto offices of McCarthy Tétrault and leads the firm’s e-Discovery and information governance division, MT>3. An active writer, speaker, and educator in the legal community, she is also a lover of the arts and theatre. Wortzman currently serves as Board Member and Secretary of Toronto Arts Council and Toronto Arts Foundation and is an active member of the AGO’s Curators Circle Committee and Women’s Art Initiative. She was formerly on the boards of Tarragon Theatre, Canadian Stage, and the Toronto Biennial of Art. She is a member of the Ontario Cabinet – Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Wortzman served as the Co-Chair of the Art Toronto Opening Night Committee for several years.

  • Joyce Zemans Director

    Joyce Zemans is an art historian, educator, and curator. She was director of the Canada Council for the Arts (1988–1992). At York University she served as chair of Visual Arts, dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts and director of the MBA Program in Arts, Media & Entertainment Management (Schulich School of Business). At OCADU she was the founding director of Liberal Arts Studies. She is a member of the advisory committees of the Toronto Arts Council, the Theatre Museum of Canada, and the acquisitions committee of the Art Museum at the University of Toronto. A member of the Order of Canada, she is a fellow of OCADU, the recipient of three honorary doctorates, and the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals. Zemans has curated numerous exhibitions of Canadian artists, including Bertram Brooker, Alexandra Luke, Kathleen Munn, Edna Tacon, Jock Macdonald, Christopher Pratt, and Tony Urquhart. She is the author of the Art Canada Institute’s publication Jock Macdonald: Life & Work.

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