The Foundation is overseen by a volunteer board of directors, currently comprised of six experienced business people and community leaders.

The board’s primary responsibility is the stewardship of the Foundation’s endowment fund. As fiduciaries, the board and its directors are required to act honestly, in good faith, and in the best interests of the Foundation and its stakeholders. 

Board of Directors:

Jim Murray, President

Mr. Murray is Senior Vice President, Director of Business Development, Broker of Cushman & Wakefield Ltd. Director of Business Development of Cushman & Wakefield Ltd. A tireless community volunteer, he has served on the board of directors for the Mississauga Living Arts Centre; the board of governors of the Credit Valley Hospital and Sheridan College; and as a member and vice chair of the Peel Police Services Board. In 1996, he was awarded Mississauga Citizen of the Year and recently had a community park named after him by the City of Mississauga.  

Douglas Fowles, Secretary Treasurer

Mr. Fowles is President and CEO of Ochiltree Management Inc., a real estate consulting and development company. He previously held the position of President and CEO of Mascan Corporation, developer of the Mississauga City Core and builder of the Square One Shopping Centre. An active community volunteer Doug is a former director of the Mississauga Living Arts Centre and the Mississauga Board of Trade. He serves on the Community Living Mississauga Dinner Committee, was a member of the Trillium Health Centre, Building and Facilities Committee and a long serving member of both the Mayor’s Gala committee and the Mayor’s Annual Golf Tournament.

Patricia E. Anderson, O.M.C.

Mrs. Anderson is the President of Westaire A/C & Htg. Ltd., H.V.A.C. Service & Installation company.  Pat is the founding Chair of the Mississauga Waterfront Festival since its inception 20 years ago. For her volunteer community work over the years, she has been awarded the Sam McCallion Small Business Community Involvement Award, Civic Award of Recognition (City of Mississauga), Leading Women Building Communities Award (Province of Ontario), Ontario Medal of Citizenship, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal, and the Stars of Mississauga South Award.

Phil Cancilla

Mr. Cancilla is Vice President of Heath & Sherwood, a Canadian manufacturer of mineral processing equipment with worldwide distribution. The company has locations in Kirkland Lake & Mississauga.

His community experiences include a member of the ‘Thanks Hazel’ Retirement Gala – Organizing Committee. A long-time volunteer & supporter of amateur hockey in Mississauga has served as President of the Erindale Hockey Association and is currently in the 9th year as President of the Mississauga Chiefs.

In 2013, he received the Mississauga Sports Council Award for Outstanding Contribution to Community Sport. This award recognizes the leadership provided by amateur sports volunteers in Mississauga through many years of dedicated services as coaches, managers, officials, executive, founders and other related support

Norman Loberg

Mr. Loberg is a retired senior executive of Enbridge Consumers Gas and is currently Chairman of Quadra Bay Inc., a business services company he formed in 1999.  He is also the former President of BrandActive International Inc., a global corporate branding implementation firm.

Mr. Loberg’s community interests include Past Chair and Director, Credit Valley Hospital and former Vice Chair of the Community Care Access Centre of Peel.
He is currently Chairman and a Director of Enersource Inc., Director of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Past Chair and Director of Toronto Tourism, Consumers Utilities Inc., the Ontario Natural Gas Association, and the American Gas Association Marketing Section, and the Canadian Automated Building Association.

Mandy Maghera

Ms Maghera, a Mississauga resident, is an advisor to the Ontario Minister of Government Services. She has contributed to numerous community associations and events including the Network of Indian Professionals, DesiFest National South Asian Music Festival and the Sikh Cultural and Senior’s Centre.

Ms Maghera is a member of the Legal Education Action Fund, the International Association of Business Communicators and was Youth Chair of the National Indo-Canadian Council.  She has held a variety of positions, provincially and federally, in support of federal and provincial cabinet ministers.

David O’Brien

Mr. O’Brien is the retired President & CEO of Toronto Hydro.  Formerly he was Deputy Minister of Energy, Province of Ontario; President & CEO, Enersource Corporation; and City Manager, Mississauga.  Most recently Dave was the Global Head of the KPMG Cities Centre of Excellence and retired from that position in May of 2014. He is currently the Board Chair of Distinct Infrastructure Group.

Myles Robinson

Mr. Robinson is President and an owner of Centura Brands Inc., one of the largest Canadian owned CPG companies in the personal care products industry.

In addition to leading Centura, Myles has been an active participant in the beauty industry serving on the Boards of Directors of both the industry's trade association, the Canadian Cosmetic Toiletry Fragrance Association (CCTFA), and its Foundation which support women whose lives have been affected by cancer through the Look Good Feel Better and Facing Cancer Together programs.

Long serving director on community boards for both the Streetsville Vic Johnston Community Centre and Peel Cheshire Homes Streetsville.

In 2014, he was awarded the Sam McCallion Volunteer of the Year Award.

Peter Smith, C.M.

Mr. Smith is President and owner of Andrin Homes. Awarded the Order of Canada in 2000, he is former Commissioner of Housing for Peel and General Manager of the Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation. He is also a former vice-chair of Metrolinx and is a director of Brampton Brick Limited and First Canadian Title Insurance Company.

Joe Watson

Mr. Watson is Director, Corporate Development, National Operations, for PCL Constructors Canada Inc.  



Shelley White

Shelley White is the President and Chief Executive Officer with United Way of Peel Region. She holds a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education degree from Brock University and is currently in the Masters of Leadership Studies program at the University of Guelph.   Shelley has over 30 years of experience in the non profit sector.  She has held executive positions with the YMCA of Greater Toronto and the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Central Ontario Branch.

She is an active leader in the Peel community as the Co-Chair of the Peel Newcomer Strategy Group, founding Co-Chair of the  Mississauga Summit, a Governor and member of the Executive Committee of the Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, and is a Board member with the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council and Peel Children and Youth Initiative and Vice Chair of the Community Door Board of Directors.