Board of Directors
The Board of Directors guides our strategic goals and priorities, sets policies, and ensures that our organization follows good governance and demonstrates accountability to our stakeholders.
Peter Macaulay - Chair
Peter Macaulay is the principal of P. Macaulay & Associates Inc., a forensic accounting firm. Prior to founding P. Macaulay & Associates Inc. he worked in the forensic accounting practice at Deloitte.
In addition to his specialist designation as at CA•IFA from the CICA, he holds an MBA from the Ivey School of Business. His favourite recreational activities include racing sail boats, playing ice hockey and white-water canoeing. He has a long history of involvement in community based organizations, both in Mississauga and in Toronto.
Heather Wilkie, Director and Treasurer
Heather Wilkie leads the Finance team that supports Deloitte Canada’s Consulting practice. The team is responsible for financial analysis and business support.
Over the past few years, the Deloitte Finance team has been transforming by participating in a global initiative to transform the end to end financial and engagement processes. The changes will provide a strong platform for future growth, better information to support effective decision making, and talent development opportunities for the team.
Ms. Wilkie joined Deloitte in 2015 after holding a Financial Planning and Analysis Director role at ConAgra Foods and various leadership roles at Bell over a ten year period.
Donna Cansfield - Director
Donna Cansfield was elected to the Legislature in October 2003. She became the first female Minister of Transportation of the Province of Ontario in May 2006. Prior to taking on this senior Cabinet post, Donna served as Minister of Energy. Before becoming an MPP, Donna served Etobicoke Centre as a school trustee for 15 years and, ultimately, Chair of the Toronto District School Board. Donna has been an avid supporter and volunteer at the Dorothy Ley Hospice for over 17 years. She lives in Etobicoke Centre with her husband, Bill.
Jack Cooper, Director
Jack Cooper joined the Board of The Dorothy Ley Hospice in September 2000. He served as
Board Chair from 2007-2011. A Chartered Accountant, he founded the firm MSCM LLP in 1975, from which he retired in 2012. He has lived and worked in Etobicoke since the mid 1980's. Jack is a 1970 graduate of Western's Richard Ivey School of Business.
Jack was a significant fund raiser for the Residential Hospice and continues that today, focusing on the operational needs of The Dorothy Ley Hospice.
Richard (Dick) Falconer, Director
Dick Falconer joined the Board in May 2014 and is a member of the Finance Committee and Co-Chair of Capital Campaign Committee. Dick is a Managing Director, Lazard Canada, and serves as a director on a number of boards including Resolute Forest Products, Chorus Aviation Inc., Jaguar Mining Inc., and LOFT Community Services. He is a Member of the Campaign Leadership Council for the Children’s Aid Foundation, a Member of The Brain Campaign Cabinet, for the University Health Network, Krembil Neuroscience Centre, and a Member of Board of Governors Shaw Festival Theatre Endowment Foundation. As a long-time member of St George's Church, he watched the launch and growth of the Dorothy Ley community. Joining the board was a natural next step.
Bob Howe, Director
Bob serves as Vice-Chair of the Board, Chair of its Governance Committee and Co-Chair of its Funding Development Committee. Called to the Ontario bar in 1976, Bob co-founded Davies Howe LLP (a mid-size Toronto-based law firm). He has, among other things, a Masters of Law in e-commerce and is an ICD.D (certified director). Bob has been involved with and served on several not-for-profit Boards. His passions include snowboarding, scuba diving and golf – although depending on his last shot his passion for golf comes and goes…
Linda Javorski, Director
Linda Javorski earned her MBA at the University of Toronto. After graduating, she worked for W. R. Waters Ltd. doing preparatory research for public utility rate case testimony and assisting in the creation of an early on-line portfolio measurement system. She has also worked in both Hatch Investments Ltd and her own investment holding company, managing the business and various investment managers. Linda is the President of the Regent Park School of Music Foundation.
Linda is a long-time resident of Etobicoke. She helped coordinate the 2003/2004 campaign at St George’s on the Hill Anglican Church that raised over $300,000 towards building the current residential centre of the Dorothy Ley Hospice. Linda has been an active member of the Fund Development Committee at the Dorothy Ley Hospice since 2010. She enjoys travelling, cooking, needlework and learning new skills.
Renu Kulendran, Director
Renu works at the Ministry of the Attorney General as Executive Director of the Ontario Legalization of Cannabis Secretariat (LCS). Renu has over 28 years of experience in the OPS and has worked with a broad cross-section of internal and external stakeholders and sectors.
Young Lee, Director
Young has more than 20 years of health sector experience as a clinician, leader and consultant. Young was recently appointed Grand River Hospital’s Vice President of Quality, Performance Management and Clinical System Transformation in October 2017. He leads a portfolio that includes the quality and performance management, information management, decision support, health records, privacy and biomedical engineering departments. Prior to joining GRH, Young was a partner and national health transformation services leader for Deloitte.
Young holds a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University. He is also a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Sara Plant, Director
Sara leads the Trust and Estate businesses at Scotiabank/MD Financial as President and CEO for Scotiatrust and MD Private Trust. Her career began as a lawyer in private practice before joining Bank of Montreal where she spent 20 years, culminating in her role as CEO of BMO Trust Company. In 2014, Sara joined MD to lead MD Private Trust and added Scotiatrust to her mandate in 2019. She is a founding sponsor of MD’s Women in Leadership Program, a member of both the Ontario Bar Association and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, as well as mom of two spectacular children currently in University.
Scott Spearn, Director
Scott Spearn has recently joined MedX Health Corp as President to oversee and continue to develop the organizations global sales and sales channels. The company is focused on skin cancer detection with it's SIAscopy technology that views moles and lesions in a pain free, non invasive manner creating real-time images for physicians and dermatologists to evaluate all types of moles and lesions within seconds.
Prior to joining Medx, Scott had retired after 27 years with Laerdal Medical, having developed the company's business in Canada as well as contributing significantly to growth in the U.S. and Latin American markets.
Laerdal's focus is in Medical Simulation and the manufacturing of medical devices for use in the hospital and pre-hospital environments.
Dr. Louie Mavrogiannis, Medical Director (Ex-Officio)