Board and staff

Our Board is made up of members elected from across our network.

2020-2021 Board

Board Chair

Patty Faith
Executive Director, Medavie Health Foundation, Dartmouth

Past Chair

Allan Northcott
President, Max Bell Foundation, Calgary

Treasurer

Grace Laing Hogg
Secretary, The George Hogg Family Foundation, Montréal

Secretary

Claude Pinard
Executive Director, Mirella and Lino Saputo Foundation, Montréal

Director

Thomas Chanzy
Head of Communications, Global Corporate Citizenship, TD Bank Group, Toronto

Director

Michelle Gagnon
President and CEO, Palix Foundation, Calgary

Director

Mike Flynn
Past Chair, The Catherine Donnelly Foundation, Toronto

Director

Llewellyn Smith
President, The Helderleigh Foundation, Toronto

Director

Colette Murphy
Chief Executive Officer, Atkinson Foundation, Toronto

Director

Simon Mallett
Executive Director, Rozsa Foundation, Calgary

Director

Rachel Renaud
President, Roasters Foundation, Montréal

Director

Adwoa K. Buahene,
Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), Toronto

Director

James Temple
Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, PwC Canada, Toronto

Director

Justin Wiebe
Program Partner, Mastercard Foundation, Toronto

Staff

Jean-Marc Mangin

President & CEO
jmmangin@pfc.ca

Jean-Marc Mangin is President of Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC), a national network of family, independent and corporate grantmakers in Canada which includes many of the largest private charitable foundations in the country. Prior to PFC, Jean-Marc Mangin led a renewal process of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest national organization of Canadian researchers and scholars as its Executive Director from 2010-2016. For more than 15 years prior to that, Mr. Mangin served with the UN, NGOs and the Canadian Government in responding to humanitarian disasters across the globe. In 2006 Mr. Mangin became the Executive Director of CUSO and led a merger with VSO-Canada. He was the first Executive Director of the Global Call for Climate Action, a cross sector civil society initiative bringing together over 350 international organizations and networks in support of transformational change and rapid action to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Mr. Mangin has lived for nearly 10 years in Asia and Africa. Born in Manitoba, raised in Quebec, educated in BC and Ontario, Jean-Marc Mangin holds a M.A. in Political Sciences and Environmental Studies from the University of Toronto.

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Jeansil Bruyère

Director, Policy & Communications
jbruyere@pfc.ca

Liza Goulet

Liza Goulet

Director, Member Services and Research
lgoulet@pfc.ca

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Inès Chaâlala

Director, Learning and Partnerships
ichaalala@pfc.ca

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Merve Guvendiren

Coordinator, Communications & Mobilization
mguvendiren@pfc.ca

Violeta Lobo

Violeta Lobo

Office Manager
vlobo@pfc.ca

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Sophie Eva Gagné-Landmann

Learning and Partnerships Intern
sgagne-landmann@pfc.ca

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Tim Ellis

Coordinator, Research
tellis@pfc.ca

Board & Staff

Katia Boudrahem

Analyst, COVID-19 Projects
kboudrahem@pfc.ca

Board & Staff

Jihane El Atifi