The McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s Board of Trustees and the McMichael Canadian Art Foundation are both governed by members who bring a wide range of skills and experience to the McMichael.
Trustees, Pending Provincial Approval
Ex officio Member
Doug McDonald, MSC, MBA, CF, ICD.D
Chair of the McMichael Art Foundation
Volunteer Committee President
McMichael Honorary Council
H. Michael Burns
Robert C. Dowsett
Dr. Esther Farlinger, O.Ont
George Fierheller, C.M.
Hon. Judge Joyce Frustaglio
Joan Goldfarb, O.Ont
Rev. Edward J.R. Jackman
The Hon. Henry N.R. Jackman, O.Ont, O.C.
Michael W. Johnston
Joseph B. McArthur
McMichael Senior Staff
Ian Dejardin, Executive Director
Mary Benvenuto, Director, Finance & Operations
Nick Foglia, Director, Communications, Marketing & Sales
Sarah Stanners, Director, Curatorial & Collections
Lisa Pottie, Director, Development and Donor Relations
The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is an agency of Her Majesty, an operational enterprise agency of the Government of Ontario. The governing legislation is the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.M. 4 as amended from time to time. The affairs of the corporation are under the control of the Board of Trustees appointed according to the Act. The Board reports to the legislature through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.