The Board

Chair
Kathy English
Vice President, Content Integrity & Editorial Standards
Dotdash

Vice Chair
Maureen Shaughnessy Kitts
Principal
Shaughnessy Kitts Communications

Treasurer
Peter Bishop
Vice President, Finance
Torstar Corp

Julie Adam
President, News & Entertainment
Rogers Sports & Media

Adrienne Batra
Editor-in-Chief
Toronto Sun

Andrew Bernstein
Partner
Torys LLP

Aaron Brindle
Partner
Radical Ventures

Desmond Brown
Real Estate Agent, Life In The 6ix, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.; Former Reporter, CTV, National Post, Toronto Star

François Cardinal
Éditeur adjoint, vice-président Information
La Presse

Maxime Chagnon
Head of Global Media Relations
CDPQ

Lucinda Chodan
Former S.V.P. Content, Postmedia
Former Editor-in-Chief, Montreal Gazette

Sophie Cousineau
V.P., ESG and Corporate Affairs
WSP

Jeff Elgie
CEO
Village Media Inc.

Bob Ezrin
Music and entertainment producer;
Co-founder,
The Nimbus School of Media Arts, Wow Unlimited Media Inc.

Brodie Fenlon
Editor-in-Chief
CBC News

Iris Fischer
Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Diane Flanagan
V.P. Corporate Affairs and Communications
Intact Financial Corporation

Wendy Freeman
Former Vice-President, CTV News

Matt Galloway
Host, The Current
CBC Radio One

Paul Gammal
Director, Media and External Relations
BMO Financial Group

Susan Harada
Associate Professor
Carleton University School of Journalism and Communication

Graeme Harris
President
Strategic Profile Management

Chethan Lakshman
V.P., External Affairs
Shaw Communications

Gillian McArdle
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
RBC

Allison Mudge
S.V.P. Communications & Public Affairs
CIBC

Farah Nasser
Anchor
Global News at 5:30 & 6

Bouchra Ouatik
Journaliste
Radio-Canada

Anne Marie Owens
Editor
Toronto Star

Angela Pacienza
Executive Editor
The Globe and Mail

Paolo Pasquini
AVP, Corporate and Public Affairs
TD Bank Group

David Paterson
V.P. Corporate and Environmental Affairs
General Motors Canada

Sunny Puri
Principal and Portfolio Manager
Anson Funds

Marina Strauss
Freelance writer and former retailing reporter & columnist
The Globe and Mail

Meigan Terry
S.V.P. Global Communications
Scotiabank

Chris Waddell
Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication
Carleton University

Connie Walker
Journalist and Host of Stolen: The Search for Jermain
Gimlet Media

Andrew Willis
Business Reporter
The Globe and Mail

CJF HONORARY GOVERNORS

CJF Founder:
Dr. F.L.R. Jackman
Chair
Jackman Foundation

Michael Benedict
President
MCB Strategies

Cal Bricker
Business Owner
Brix Strategies

Michel Cormier
Ancien Directeur général information des Services français
CBC/Radio-Canada

John Cruickshank
Consul General of Canada in Chicago

Paul Deegan
President and CEO
News Media Canada

Hershell Ezrin
Managing Director
Ezrin Communications

John Fraser
Executive Chair
National NewsMedia Council

Beth Haddon
Journalist and Former Broadcast Executive

Barry Joslin
President
FMG Consulting

Robert Lewis
Principal
Robert Lewis Ink

John Macfarlane
Editor Emeritus
The Walrus

Trina McQueen
Adjunct Professor, MBA Program in Arts and Media Administration, Schulich School of Business
York University

Mark Sarner
President
Manifest Communications

Rosemary Speirs
Founding Chair
Equal Voice

Geoffrey Stevens
President
Stevens Consulting Group Ltd.

David Walmsley
Editor-in-Chief
The Globe and Mail

Scott White
Editor
The Conversation Canada