Regional Ambassador Council

Women Get On Board Regional Ambassadors are thought leaders, influencers and connectors in the Region they reside. They are leading and serving Corporate Directors, Governance Advisors and Executives.


Sheila Leggett, ICD.D

Board Director and Regulatory Consultant
Patricia McLeod, Q.C., ICD.D
Corporate Director; Legal, Compliance and Governance Advisor

Diane J. Pettie, Q.C., ICD.D
Corporate Director, Lawyer

Colleen Pound, MBA, ICD.D
Partner | Consulting l Prairie Region
Deloitte Canada & Chile

Liz Stretch, ICD.D, MBA, CFP
HR Executive/Independent Corporate Director

Jill E. Schofield
Managing Director
Global Head of Mining and Energy

Angela Tu Weissenberger, MA Econ, ICD.D
Corporate Director and Economic Advisor, Energy and Finance


Atlantic Region

Elspeth Hagan
General Counsel, Global Compliance at McCain Foods Limited

Jennifer Nicholson (Ross), CPA, CA
Executive Leadership Development

Kim West, ICD.D
President, Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources

Pamela Winsor, ICD.D
Executive Coach, Educator & Healthcare Strategist



Kim Butler

Julia Elvidge

Tech Executive with EE beginnings

Lisa Courtney Lloyd
Vice President of Marketing at Colonnade Investments

Lorraine Mastersmith
Gowling WLG

Christine McCrady
Former Senior Manager, RBC Royal Bank

Janice McDonald

Founder, The Beacon Agency


Suzanne Morris, CPA, CA
Board Director and Business Advisor

Laurel Murray, CPA, CA

Corporate Director and Management Consultant

Lori O’Neill, CPA, CA, ICD.D  
Corporate Director, Growth Company Advisor

Vanessa Thomas
Customer Success Executive, MBA

Mary Van Buren
President – Canadian Construction Association



Norma Beauchamp

Board of Directors at Acerus Pharma

Aurora Cannabis & Eve Medical

Vinny Bhathal, CPA, CMA

Managing Director, Finance & Investment Operations at Sprott Inc.

Debora Bielecki

Global Executive

Board Member

Co-Chair & Board Advisor

Chandran Fernando
Managing Partner – Matrix 360

Carol Darling
Executive Advisory Services & Board Director

Jason Fleming
Vice President, Human Resources

Dexter John
President & Chief Executive Officer

Cathy Logue
Toronto Managing Director & Global Practice Leader

CFO & Financial Executives

Stanton Chase

Paul Gryglewicz
Senior Partner,

Global Governance Advisors

Kelly McDougald
Executive Advisor-BDC Advisory Services

Debbie Stojanovic

National Director

Business Development

Border Ladner Gervais

John Walker
Investment Banker & Lawyer

Mergers & Acquisitions



Catherine Aczel Boivie, PhD, ICD.D   

Board Chair, Board member

Maninder Dhaliwal P.Eng., ICD.D
Corporate Director

Mary Garden, ICD.D
Leadership Coach & Board Director

Annalisa King, ICD.D

Corporate Director

Hanne Madsen

Independent Board Chair & Director/Consultant, Membership Development

Monica Murray

COO at Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE), CPA

Cybele Negris

Co-Founder & CEO, Canada’s Original .CA Registrar, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Columnist, Board member

Margie Parikh, C.Dir., MBA, CFP
Director and Board Consultant

Anar Shamji Popatia BBE, ICD.D
Corporate Director