Meet Our Team
CANFAR has a small but mighty team that works with a vast network of partners and committees across Canada.
Office and Operations Administrator
Stewardship and Development Administrator
Education Program Coordinator
Dr. Sean Rourke
Scientific and Strategic Implementation Advisor
Meet Our Board of Directors
Some of Canada’s foremost leaders in the financial, legal, and philanthropic sectors sit on CANFAR’s Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors is responsible for establishing the mission, vision and direction of CANFAR, while representing the interests of the organization.
Members of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors are identified with an asterisk*.
Andrew Pringle, CM*
Chair, CANFAR Board of Directors
RP Investment Advisors
Vice-Principal, Administration, Upper Canada College
Dr. Notisha Massaquoi*
University of Toronto
Partner, Davies Ward Phillip & Vineberg LLP
Chair, Armstrong Fluid Technology
Dr. Stanley Read*
Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto
President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Alberta
Dr. Michael Grant
Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee
Professor of Immunology, Associate Dean, BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, PhD, MSc
Henein Hutchison LLP
Head of Brand Strategy, Creative and Communications,
Hoppenheim & Co.
Civis Law LLP
Stephen Lewis Foundation
Chief Marketing Officer,
Vice-President, Deputy General Counsel, BMO Capital Market
Tony Pedari, CPA
Partner, Risk Assurance Services,
Deputy Chair & Executive Managing Director,
Indigenous Leadership Policy Manager,
Communities, Alliances & Networks (CAAN)
Leeanne Weld Kostopoulos
Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd.
Johnston & Daniel Division,
Gestion Maxime St-Pierre Inc
Dr. Paul Sandstrom
Public Health Agency of Canada
Client Associate, CIBC Wood Gundy