Board of Directors
Darryl Yates, Chair, is Clinical Director, Mental Health & Addictions, Oncology and Palliative Care, William Osler Health System. He has worked as a clinician and in various formal leadership roles in Mental Health since 1989, including Director of Mental Health, Obstetrical and Paediatric Services at Trillium Health Partners, and previously at the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health. Darryl is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science degree from Ryerson, and holds a Master of Science in Health Administration from the Institute of Health Policy Management & Evaluation in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He also has a designation from the Canadian College of Health Leaders as a Certified Health Executive.
Paul Simonetta, Vice-Chair, is a chartered accountant and a partner with KPMG LLP. Paul has been with KPMG LLP for over 20 years and is KPMG Canada’s National Industry Leader for the Telecommunications and Media practice. Paul received his Bachelor of Business Administration from York University’s Schulich School of Business.
Alan Stewart, Secretary-Treasurer, is a partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP and leader of their Forensic and Disputes Services practice in Toronto. Alan is a chartered accountant, qualified in both Canada and Scotland, which he attained after graduating from the University of Glasgow. Alan lives in Toronto with his wife and 3 children.
Lori Evans is Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development for Marsulex Environmental Technologies, an international provider of air quality control solutions that minimize pollutants from emissions of electric utilities and petrochemical and industrial operations. Previously, she practiced law with prominent Canadian law firms and Canadian and US operating and investment businesses since 1994. Lori received her M.B.A. from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Victoria and her B.A. (Economics) degree from the University of Calgary. She has been actively involved in a number of charitable and non-profit organizations focused on children and the arts. Lori has the professional ICD.D designation granted by the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Nathalie Hull is a chartered accountant, currently working in the Private Equity Sponsorship Coverage Group at Scotiabank. Prior to joining Scotiabank, Nathalie obtained her CA at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and spent several years in their audit and tax groups. Nathalie holds an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Judy MacGowan is a senior fundraising professional with 20 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector, currently as Director of Advancement at The York School. Most recently, Judy was with Ronald McDonald House Toronto and as the Director of Development, she led the capital campaign that raised $32.5 million resulting in the building of the largest Ronald McDonald House in the world. Prior to RMH Toronto, Judy held the position of Associate Director, Annual Giving at Branksome Hall. Judy was awarded the Certified Fundraising Executive designation in 2003. Judy volunteers for a wide variety of children’s charitable organizations, enjoys spending time with family and friends and spends as much time as possible on the slopes downhill skiing and snowshoeing!
Jill McCutcheon is a partner in the law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. She practices in the field of financial services with an emphasis on corporate and regulatory law for the insurance sector. Jill received her Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Civil Law and Bachelor of Laws degrees from McGill University. In addition to The George Hull Centre, Jill is presently a Director and the Secretary of the Crestwood Preparatory College Scholarship Foundation and she is a director of CIGNA Life Insurance Company of Canada.
Greg Miziolek is Vice President for BD-Canada, Medical Procedural Solutions, which provides health care supplies and services to Hospitals, Physician Offices, Long Term Care and Homecare clients across Canada. BD is a Fortune 500 publicly traded organization based in the US. Greg’s career has been largely focused in the Health Care environment in Sales, Marketing and General Management capacities for the last 25 years in both the US and Canada. He is a member of the Canadian College of Health Service Executives, and holds a B.A. from York University. Greg has been involved in many charities over the years, as well as Board work with a Cancer charity until recently. He lives in Etobicoke, is married and has 3 children.
Pamela Rimmer, who has recently retired from Classic First Aid & CPR Inc., works part-time for Pond House Holdings Ltd. More personally, Pamela is the mother of a son who has suffered from a Bi-Polar Mood Disorder for 20 years. Pamela participated in individual and family counselling at The George Hull Centre Clear Directions Program, Southlake Hospital in Newmarket, the Ontario Disability Program and the Canadian Mental Health Association for Family Members and Care Givers. This active involvement with these programs coupled with the personal day to day experiences of living with a son with a Bi-Polar Mood Disorder has provided Pamela keen insights and the skills to successfully support her son and the other members of her family.
Anne Sonnen is Chief Compliance Officer for the Wealth Management business at BMO Financial Group. Prior to that Anne held the following roles at BMOL: Deputy General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer for BMO's General Counsel and Associate General Counsel, Litigation. Prior to moving to BMO, Anne was a litigation lawyer in the Enforcement Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission and in private practice. Anne is a member of several professional organizations and has been involved in several non-profit and advocacy groups, including the United Way.
Michelle Steinowicz is Vice President, Client Strategy at Morneau Shepell, the largest human resources consulting and outsourcing services firm in Canada. Since 2004 when first joining Morneau Shepell, Michelle has held leadership positions in Benefits Consulting, Corporate Development and most recently in Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) focusing on the mental health of employees and their family members. Prior to that, she was with Runzheimer International specializing in employee relocation and compensation. Michelle has a Bachelor, Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo.
Darie Urbanky is Vice President, Investment and Wealth Management Services, Information Technology at CI Investments. Darie has been with CI Investments for over 15 years and had a variety of roles in the financial technology industry such as DST Systems (now IFDS). He holds an MBA from Rotman School of Business at University of Toronto and attended Leadership and Management programs at Queen’s School of Business. Darie is involved with volunteer sports coaching programs for children.