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Phone: 403-802-7700
Email: info@calgaryfoundation.org
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Our Team

2017–2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Eva Friesen, MBA, ICD.D  
President & CEO
403-802-7705   
EMAIL

Robert (Bob) Gibson 
Chair
Retired Managing Director, Rothschild Canada 
Director since 2010

Elizabeth Peters
Vice Chair
President, Liberty House Asset Management
Biography
Director since 2013

Ali A. Bhojani 
Independent Businessman and Investor 
Biography 
Director since 2009

Catherine (Kay) Best 
Corporate Director and Community Volunteer 
Director since 2011

Jim Brownlee
Executive, Great-West Lifeco
Biography
Director since 2014

Sunny Delaney-Clark 
Community Volunteer 
Biography
Director since 2009

John Fischer
Director, Iniskim Centre, Mount Royal University
Biography
Director since 2014

Murray Laverty
Minister, Parkdale United Church
Biography
Director since 2013

Greg Lohnes 
Retired Executive Vice-President, 
Operations and Major Projects, 
TransCanada Corporation 
Director since 2011

Melanie McDonald 
Regional Director, Estate and Trust Services 
(Western Canada), BMO Trust Company
Director since 2016

Siân Matthews
Lawyer
Biography
Director since 2014

Wes Peters
Vice President, Investments at Wawanesa Insurance
Biography 
Director since 2014

Patti Pon 
President &CEO, Calgary Arts Development 
Director since 2011 

Phil Scherman
Retired Partner, KPMG
Director since 2016 

Past Chairs


1955 - 1963
  Dr. J.W. Grant MacEwan
1963 - 1965
  Howard P. Miller
1965 - 1970
  George Lancaster 
1970 - 1973
  M. Ted Riback
1973 - 1975
  Ron H. Jenkins 
1975 - 1976
  Duncan A. Sim
1976 - 1978  Holland Cameron
1978 - 1979  
  Dr. Harry Cohen, C.M.
1979 - 1982
  W. Rees Taprell
1982 - 1986
  Fred L. Fenwick
1986 - 1991
  Ross F. Phillips, F.C.A. 
1991 - 1994
  John C. Armstrong 
1994 - 1997  
  Ann McCaig 
1997 - 2000
  J. Bruce Dunlop, F.C.A. 
2000 - 2002
  Dr. Ralph Strother, M.D. 
2002 - 2004
  Roy Boettger, Q.C. 
2004 - 2006
  Dean Prodan
2006 - 2008  
  Ross B. McNichol
2008 - 2010
  Don Cormack    
2010 - 2012
  Alison Taylor Love, Q.C.          
2012 - 2013  Gerry Deyell
2013 - 2015  Dale Ens

Honorary Life Directors


John Armstrong
Don Hatch
Lou MacEachern
Ross F. Phillips
Hayden E. Smith