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Elevating Your Board Effectiveness

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Member Board Appointments

Recent member board appointments:

  • Qi Tang – Hardwoods Distribution Inc. (TSX: HDI)
  • Mika Unterman – Medical Cannabis Canada
  • Mandy Abramsohn – Boardwalk REIT (TSX: BEI.UN)
  • Nav Chahal – BC Hepatitis Network
  • Wendy Kei – NFI Group Inc. (TSX: NFI)
  • Debora Bielecki – Chair of Circular Rubber Technologies Inc.
  • Pamela Steer – Quarterhill Inc. (TSX: QTRH)
  • Anar Shamji Popatia – Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia
  • Jennifer Roedding – Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation
  • Kelley Irwin – Pro-Demnity Insurance Co
  • Cybele Negris – Chair of the Departmental Audit Committee-Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Shelley Martin Potts – Rogers Sugar Inc. (TSX: RSI)
  • Sarah Morgenstern – CPA Ontario Foundation
  • Rhonda English – AutoCanada Inc. (TSX: ACQ)
  • Wendy Kei – Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX: CG.TO & NYSE: CGAU)
  • Mary Garden – DIRTT Environmental Solutions (NASDAQ:DRTT, TSX:DRT)
  • Jenny Alfandary – The MEARIE Group
  • Kristina Bates – Big Ridge Gold Corp-(TSX-V:BRAU)

  • Kasia Malz – Nets for Net Zero
  • Andrea Elliott – Non-Public Property Audit Committee of Department of National Defence
  • Anne Fitzgerald – Nova Cannabis Inc. (TSX:NOVC)
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Member Showcase

103, 2022

#BoardDiversity Matters: Agents of Change – Cathy Logue

By |March 1st, 2022|Member Showcase|

Women Get On Board Inc. (WGOB) is a member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards. This is the second installment of Agents of Change, our new series that profiles women in the WGOB community who are taking exemplary actions to champion board diversity. With 20 years of experience in the field of executive search, Cathy Logue FCPA, FCA, knows what it takes to find a great corporate director. In her role as Managing Director at Stanton Chase’s Toronto office, she specializes in helping companies find top candidates to fill their board openings, [...]

Recent Member Showcases


2505, 2022

Making Sense of ESG for Boards: An ESG Primer

By |May 25th, 2022|Publications|

Co-authored by our WGOB member Mardi Witzel and Heather Nichols, This paper provides a brief primer on ESG, focusing on its place in the boardroom. This primer will help Board members develop a better understanding of the needs of an organization in terms of ESG information and provide high-level tools for them to integrate ESG into decision-making processes.

Read the full publication here: Making Sense of ESG for Boards: An ESG Primer

905, 2022

Elevating Your Voice in the Boardroom

By |May 9th, 2022|Deborah Rosati Blog|

As I reflect on my board journey over the last two decades in both public and private company boards, as well as the public and not-for-profit sector boards, I recognize that it can be challenging to find your voice in the boardroom. Whether you are a new board member appointed to a long-tenured board of directors or you are the “token” woman at the boardroom table, it’s vital to feel confident speaking up.

Recently, I read about the power of three—one woman in the boardroom is a beginning, two is a presence, and three is a voice. Let’s collectively step up […]

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Anne-Marie Vanier, Board Director at Gore Mutual Insurance and LawPRO Independent Director and Consulting Actuary of AMVanier Consulting

As I continue to work with the organization (WGOB), I can share with you this is an amazing firm with specially skilled professionals who are devoted to its membership and ensuring that they provide the resources to help foster the excellence of board governance. Deborah, her team, and her panel of subject matter expert presenters take great responsibility in delivering content that is timely and relevant.

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This [shortlist report] is a first class package, process and outcome! The results exceeded expectations as we have sourced our last two board members, not to mention a roster of first class candidates, through WGOB — so thank you!

George Horhota, B.A., J.D.,ICD.D. , Co-Founder at The Brockton - Cowork Management Services

Terrific Women Get On Board workshop, with 20 executive leaders. Packed with practical, actionable insights. Networking off the charts! Session facilitated by Deborah Rosati FCPA, FCA, ICD.D & Kelly McDougald, Corporate Director in Residence. A good morning investment. Consider becoming a member if you are a Woman seeking BOD/BOG appointments.

Gail Johnson Morris, MBA, DBA, Board of Governors, Durham College

I am excited and honoured for my appointment to Chair of the Board for OPG. Although I possessed the requisite experience and skills for my board positions, WGOB facilitated the expansion of my network and broadened my opportunities.

Wendy Kei, CPA, CA, ICD.D, Chair of the Board for Ontario Power Generation Department of Audit Committee at Transport Canada - Transports Canada
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