Directors Emeriti

The Directors Emeriti is an honorary group of former long-standing Board members. They are friends of CIFAR, who have chosen to stay involved with the organization to provide intellectual insight and strategic advice.

Robin L. Armstrong
Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto, and Executive Director, College-University Consortium Council Secretariat, Toronto

Chaviva Hošek, O.C.
President Emerita, CIFAR, Toronto

Patricia A. Baird, O.C.
University Killam Distinguished Professor Emerita, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Peter J. G. Bentley, O.C.
Director & Chair Emeritus, 
Canfor Corporation, Vancouver

William R.C. Blundell, O.C.
Corporate Director, Toronto

David W. Choi
President & CEO, Royal Pacific Realty, Vancouver

Evan V. Chrapko
CEO, The Crystal Cougar Group of Companies, Edmonton

Robert B. Church, C.M.
Professor Emeritus, University of Calgary, and Owner/Operator, Lochend Luing Ranches, Airdrie, Alberta

F. Anthony Comper, C.M.
Past President & CEO, BMO Financial Group, Toronto

Allan R. Crawford
President, Allan Crawford & Associates, North Vancouver 

James F. Dinning
Chairman, Western Financial Group, Calgary

Bruno Ducharme
Chairman, TIW Capital Partners, London, UK

Fraser M. Fell, C.M.
Counsel, Faskens, Toronto

George A. Fierheller, C.M.
President, Four Halls Inc., Toronto

Charles Fischer
Corporate Director, Calgary

Pierre Fortin
Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal

Reva Gerstein, C.C.
Chancellor Emerita, Western University, Toronto

Lindsay Gordon
Chancellor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Maxine Granovsky Gluskin
Trustee, Ira Gluskin and Maxine Granovsky Gluskin Charitable Foundation, Toronto

Gerald R. Heffernan, O.C.
President, G.R. Heffernan & Associates, Toronto

Richard W. Ivey, C.M.
Chairman, Ivest Corporation Inc., Toronto

The Right Honourable David L. Johnston, O.C.
Former Governor General of Canada
Honorary Fellow & Chairman Emeritus, CIFAR

Thomas E. Kierans, O.C. 
Vice-President & Chair, Governing Council, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Ottawa

Jacques Lamarre, O.C.
Strategic Advisor, Jacques Lamarre Management Inc., Montreal

Claude Lamoureux, O.C.
Past President & CEO, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Toronto

Peter C. Maurice
Corporate Director, London, Ontario

Frank O'Dea, O.C.
President, O'Dea Management Limited, Ottawa

Martha C. Piper, O.C.
Past President and Vice-Chancellor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Gerrard J. Protti
Chairman, Flint-Transfield Services, Calgary

Arthur Sawchuk
Former Chairman, Manulife Financial, Toronto

Bette M. Stephenson, O.C.
Former MPP & Cabinet Minister, Government of Ontario, Toronto

Allan R. Taylor, O.C.
Former CEO, RBC Financial Group, Toronto

Stephen Toope
Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge

Douglas Wright, O.C.
President Emeritus, University of Waterloo