Image Featuring: Mike French – Chair

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto has dedicated volunteers who contribute their time on our Board of Directors and Patrons Council.

Board of Directors

Board Member Title / Company
Mike French – Chair SVP & CFO, Canadian Retail, TD Bank Group
Kathy Lockwood – Past Chair Leadership Coach, Blue Water Leadership Coaching
Mary Jane Dykeman- Vice Chair Partner, Dykeman & O’Brien LLP
Lucas Pontillo-Treasurer Senior Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer-Canada
Manulife Asset Management
Jeffrey Alter Chief Executive Officer, Silvert’s
Lyndon Blackbird Senior Business Analyst, Bank of Montreal
Robyn Collver Senior Vice-President, Risk and Regulatory Affairs of Canadian Tire Corporation
Cristina Costa Manager, Development & Special Projects, Baycrest Foundation
Jeff Green Vice President, Global Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer
Jeff Heath Retired, Treasury and Risk Management Executive
Helen Killoch Vice President & Chief Accountant, BMO Financial Group
Lianne Leduc Human Resources Consultant
Ashlea Ochsner Chief Control Officer, Risk Management, HSBC
Tony Pedari Partner, Risk Assurance Services, PwC
Helen Smith Associate & Communications Consultant,
Excellence Canada
Dr. Carmela Tartaglia Physician, UHN
Sal Surani Chief Executive Officer, National Pharmacy Ontario

Patrons Council

Jane Kinney, Chair
Dr. Dan Andreae
Vonna Bitove
Linda Bertoldi & Bill Bogart
Rudy & Cathie Bratty
Alice & Grant Burton
Allan Carswell, The Carswell Family Foundation
Charles & Sallie Caty
Debbie Chant
Dr. Ian Cohen & Dr. Sharon Cohen,
Toronto Memory Program
Les Dakens
Dorothy Davey
Cynthia Devine & Peter Sucharda, Devine-Sucharda Family Foundation
George Fierheller
The Hon. Alastair Gillespie
Nona Macdonald Heaslip
The Hon. Frank and Nancy Iacobucci
Neil Jacoby & Karen Brown
Alan & Glynis MacGibbon
The Hon. Margaret Norrie McCain
Marilyn McGuigan
Benita Warmbold
Bob Wong & Dr. Alice Dong


Medical Advisory Council

Council Member Title, Organization
Dr. Carole Cohen Professor
Department of Psychiatry,
University of Toronto
Clinical Director
Community Psychiatric Services for the Elderly,
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Ron Keren MD, FRCPC
University of Toronto
Dr. Rosemary Meier Director Psychogeriatric Services
Mental Health & Addiction Program,
St. Joseph’s Health Centre
Assistant Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and Public Health Sciences,
University of Toronto