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.

McMichael Board of Trustees

Andrew W. Dunn, FCPA, FCA, Chair
Giuseppina D’Agostino
Joan Bush
John Crean
George Dark
Diana Hamilton
Jane Knop
Anita Lapidus
Dianne Lister
Nathalie Mercure
Doug McDonald
Laura Mirabella

John Silverthorn
Michael Weinberg

Ex officio Member

Ian Dejardin
Executive Director

Guests, Directors-in-Training

Patrick Byam
Michael Henry
Clio Straram

Guests, Other

Sheena Simons,
Volunteer Committee President

Gillian Whitebread

McMichael Canadian Art Foundation Board

Doug McDonald, Chair
Jordan Beallor
Isabella Bertani
Rachel L. Blumenfeld
Rudy Bianchi
Chris Bredt
Mark Bursey
Doris Chan
Robert Dunigan
Andrew Dunn
Bonnie Hurvitz
Iain MacInnes
Michèle D. McCarthy
Liann Pincott
Carl Spiess
Stephen M. Watt 

Guests, Directors-in-Training

Suzanne Knight

McMichael Honorary Council

Harry Angus
John Bankes
H. Michael Burns
Jamie Cameron
Robert C. Dowsett
Jan Dymond
Dr. Esther Farlinger, O.Ont
George Fierheller, C.M.
Hon. Judge Joyce Frustaglio
Joan Goldfarb, O.Ont
Patrick Gossage
David Grace
Neil Harris
Rev. Edward J.R. Jackman
The Hon. Henry N.R. Jackman, O.Ont, O.C.
Michael W. Johnston
Samuel Sarick
Noreen Taylor
Anthony Webb
Wenda Yenson

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.