Board and staff

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

2019-2020 Board

Board Chair

Allan Northcott
President, Max Bell Foundation, Calgary

Vice-Chair

Patty Faith
Executive Director, Medavie Health Foundation, Dartmouth

Past Chair

Laura J. Manning
Executive Director, Lyle S. Hallman Foundation, Kitchener

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
Executive Director, Atkinson Foundation, Toronto

Director

Simon Mallett
Executive Director, Rozsa Foundation, Calgary

Director

Rachel Renaud
President, Roasters Foundation, Montréal

Director

James Temple
Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, PwC Canada, 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.

Liza Goulet

Liza Goulet

Director Member Services
lgoulet@pfc.ca

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Inès Chaâlala

Manager, Learning and Knowledge Mobilization
ichaalala@pfc.ca

Jennifer-Lee Thomas

Jennifer-Lee Thomas

Director Communications
jthomas@pfc.ca