Board of Directors

We are fortunate to have the dedication and leadership of a strong Board of Directors who are deeply committed to the vision of Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada as a recognized and respected organization helping sick children and their families lead healthier and happier lives. Our board is comprised of leaders in the fields of business, finance, law, medicine, media and non-profit sectors.

George Cohon

George Cohon

Founder of McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited & Russia, Founder of Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada & Russia

Richard Ellis

Richard Ellis

Vice President, Corporate Relations - International Lead & High Growth Markets, McDonald’s Corporation

Cathy Loblaw

Cathy Loblaw

President & CEO, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada

John Davis

John Davis

Board Member and Past President, Ronald McDonald House Toronto

John Betts

John Betts

President & CEO, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited

David J. Hederson

David J. Hederson

Retired SVP & CFO, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited

Murray Perelman

Murray Perelman

Counsel, Ricketts Harris LLP

Bob Smith

Bob Smith

Owner/Operator, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited

Derek Nighbor

Derek Nighbor

CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada

Natasha Walji

Natasha Walji

Sector Lead, Technology, Telecom, Entertainment & Local, Google

Trevor Evancic

Trevor Evancic

National Client Group Senior Markets SVP, Managing Director & Head, RBC Royal Bank

Dr. Joel Kirsh

Dr. Joel Kirsh

Cardiologist, Hospital for Sick Children

Steven Krawchuk

Steven Krawchuk

Owner/Operator, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited

Michael Barrett

Michael Barrett

CEO, South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)

Tammy Forrester

Tammy Forrester

CEO, Ronald McDonald House Charities Saskatchewan