Sunnybrook Foundation - Who we are

Who we are

Sunnybrook Foundation exists to support the advancement of our world-class health sciences centre, through active fundraising in support of research, education and equipment initiatives at Sunnybrook.

Board of Directors

Meet our Board of Directors at the helm of our Foundation.


Cliff Rand
Aird & Berlis LLP

Vice Chair

Carey Diamond
Managing Partner
Whitecap Venture Partners


Chris Clark
Former CEO


Lisa Borsook
Executive Partner
Weirfoulds LLP

William W.L. Cheng
Premier Candle Corporation
Phillip Crawley
Publisher & CEO
The Globe and Mail
Rags Davloor
Board Chair, Tridel Group Operating Companies

Perry Dellelce
Founder & Managing Partner
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP

Michael Faralla
Head of Global Mining
TD Securities

William T. Holland
CI Financial Corp.

Anne Odette Kaye
E. & G. Odette Foundation, and President
The Odette Kaye Family Foundation

Mike Lord
Temerty Group
Gord Love
EVP, Senior Portfolio Manager
Wellington-Altus Private Wealth Inc.

Umeeda Madhany
President, Sofina Foundation
Executive Deputy, Office of the Chairman, SofinaFoods

Neil McLaughlin
Group Head of Personal & Commercial Banking, RBC

Rosemary McLeese
Vice-President, Administration
Access Capital Corp.
Stacey Murphy
The Murphy Family Foundation
Sheldon Pollack
OV2 Capital Inc.

Dr. Eileen Rakovitch
Head of Breast program and Medical Director,
Louise Temerty Breast Cancer Centre,
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Baljit Sierra
President and CEO
Novo Plastics Inc.
Adi Mor Sitelbah
General Counsel
GLH Asset Management Corporation

Andy Smith
President & CEO
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Jennifer Tory Carol Wilding
President & CEO
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
Committees of the Sunnybrook Foundation Board



Cliff Rand (Chair)    
Carey Diamond (Vice-Chair)

Lisa Borsook (Secretary)

   Chris Clark (Treasurer)

Phillip Crawley

  Perry Dellelce

Jennifer Tory



Jennifer Tory (Chair)
Perry Dellelce
Richard Carl
   William Cheng
Gloria DiGiovanni   Umeeda Madhany
Janet MacPhail
Karen Diamond
Carol Wilding



Nomination & Governance

Rosemary McLeese (Chair)
Michael Faralla (Vice-Chair)
Lisa Borsook
   Phillip Crawley
Michael Lord
  Bill Holland
Adi Mor Sitelbah
Jennifer Tory


Audit & Finance

Chris Clark (Chair)

Robert Chisholm

Michael Faralla
   Lindsay Jephcott
Michael Kavanagh   Neil McLaughlin
Cliff Rand

Baljit Sierra


Donor Relations

Stacey Murphy (Chair)
Linda Campbell
William Cheng
   Anne Odette Kaye

Brian Prendergast



Common Investment

Len Racioppo (Chair)


Rags Davloor

Anca Drexler

Gord Love

Nancy MacKellar


Louise Morwick

Alexandra von Schroeter


Greg Thompson

Poul Winslow



Common Marketing & Communications

David Simmonds (Chair)
    Tom Flynn

David Jowett


Shannon MacDonald

Sheldon Pollack

Cliff Rand

Iliana Oris Valiente



Governing Council

The Governing Council is a voting body of Sunnybrook Foundation. Its primary governance responsibility is to elect the Directors of the Foundation Board at the Annual General Meeting each year.


Phillip Crawley

Vice Chairs

Anne Odette Kaye

Carol Wilding


Alan B. H. Abrams

Joan H. Addison

David Agnew

Lesley A. Alboini

Malcolm D. Anthony

Gail Appel

Mark G. Appel, Q.C.

David Archibald

Salvatore M. Badali

Shane S. Baghai

Sharon Baghai

Mauro Baldassarra

Hollis F. Barry

Jennifer M. Bassett

Paul L. Bertin

Austin C. Beutel

Elaine Beutel

Jordan L. Bitove

Tracey J. Black

Morgan Borins

Lisa A. Borsook

K. A. Bowman

William E. Bradford

Donald R. Brown

Herbert M. Burns

Linda C. Campbell

Anne-Marie Canning

Celine Chen

William W. Cheng

Andrea Chisholm

Robert W. Chisholm

Mabel Choi

James R. Christie

Christie J. Clark

Gerald R. Connor

Sherry S. Cooper

Carol A. Cowan

John P. Crawley

George N. Currie

Frederick F. Dalley

Aubrey L. Dan

Marla L. Dan

Raghunath Davloor

Perry N. Dellelce

Catherine A. Deluce

Carey J. Diamond

Diana M. Dunlap

Harry G. Emerson

Michael C. Faralla

Joel Feldberg

John T. Firstbrook

Elizabeth Flavelle

John R. Gardner

Albert Gasparro

Brian Gilbert

Gwyn Gill

Phyllis Glanc

Blake C. Goldring

Leonard H. Goodman

Lily Goodman

Anita Gupta

Graham Hallward

Marie Heffernan

Susan J. Helstab

Trent H. Henry

Kevin Higgins

Christopher S. Hoffmann

Susanne Holland

William T. Holland

Gordon J. Homer

J.M. Horgan

Mary-Ellen Horgan

Marilyn E. Hull

Garry L. Hurvitz

J.D. Jackson

Michael H. Julius

Vijay J. Kanwar

Michael Kaye

James C. Keating

Burton V. Kelly

Edward J. Kernaghan

Sheryl L. Kerr

Ann Kerwin

Michael M. Koerner

Sonja N. Koerner

Robert S. Kukulowicz

Tim W. Kwan

David Lam

Diane Lang

Ana P. Lopes, C.M.

Michael Lord

Phipps Lounsbery

W. Carl Lovas

Gord Love

Sherry E. Mabro

Allan A. MacDonald

Anne Marie MacLeod

Walter M. Macnee

Janet H. MacPhail

Umeeda K. Madhany

Veronica S. Maidman

John S. Man

Stephen O. Marshall

Mark McEwan

Shelley McGirr

Brian H. McGrath

Neil Mclaughlin

Virginia V. McLaughlin

Rosemary McLeese

Dr. Barry McLellan

Mark R. McQueen

Theodore R. Meighen

Dusan Miklas

Gregory A. Milavsky

Ian D. Milnes

William F. Morneau

Deborah Murnaghan

John J. Murnaghan

Stacey Murphy

Gulshan Nanji

Pyarali G. Nanji

Narmin-Nimi Nanji-Simard

Joseph M. Natale

Ken H. Ng

Anne G. Odette Kaye

Jennifer Pagnutti

Louis P. Pagnutti

Maureen Parkinson

Sheldon M. Pollack

J. Brian Prendergast

Valerie Pringle

Leonard Racioppo

Eileen Rakovitch

Clifford L. Rand

Heather Reid

Robin R. Richards

Cristina Ronald

Harry Rosenbaum

Gordon Rubenfeld

Maureen J. Sabia

Gerrard B. Schmid

Joseph M. Schmitt

Seymour Schulich

Som Seif

Adi M. Seitelbach

Kimberley Shannon

Leonard P. Sharpe

Lydia H. Sharpe

Susan M. Shaw

Amanda Sherrington

John L. Sherrington

Kenneth I. Shulman

Georgia H. Sievwright

Andrew J. Smith

Willard S. Sutherland

James C. Temerty

John W. Thompson

Marvin Tile

Stephen Tile

Elizabeth Tory

Jennifer A. Tory

Gregory W. Tsang

Jane B. Underwood

Erol Uzumeri

Annette M. Verschuren

Marcia B. Visser

Frederic A. Waks

Michael A. Wekerle

John D. Wetmore

Blossom T. Wigdor

Carol Wilding

Charles M. Winograd

Andrea L. Wood

Donald O. Wood

Charles S. Wright

Marilyn P. Wright

Paul Zentil

Executive Team

Kelly Cole, President & Chief Executive Officer

Kelly Cole

Sunnybrook’s philanthropic community of donors and volunteers is essential to advancing the Hospital’s vision to invent the future of health care through life-saving innovation, research and care. As CEO and President of the Sunnybrook Foundation, Kelly works with the Hospital’s leadership team to align fundraising strategies with Sunnybrook’s priority initiatives; she builds connection between the community and the hospital to facilitate donor investment; and she leads the Foundation team in its mission to grow financial support for Sunnybrook. 

Kelly has an extensive background in academia and health-care fundraising and is recognized for her transformational leadership and success developing strong collaborative teams. As Vice-President, University Advancement, Western University, she played a lead role in the “Be Extraordinary” campaign, which surpassed its goal.  

Prior to Western University, Kelly was the President and CEO of West Park Healthcare Centre Foundation in Toronto. Kelly holds an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and an Honors Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.

Asha Raheja, Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer

Asha Raheja

Asha leads the Foundation team in promoting a culture of sound fiscal responsibility and stewardship of resources.  She provides executive level governance and management oversight for financial planning, budgeting, reporting and accounting operations and controls. Asha is also responsible for guiding the human resources of the Foundation.

Passionate about delivering impact in mission driven organizations, Asha has more than 20 years of leadership experience in finance, information systems and operations in the not-for-profit and private sector. Her leadership style focuses on building high-performance teams, as well as creating collaborative and effective relationships with board members, senior volunteers and other stakeholders to achieve organizational goals.

Prior to joining the Sunnybrook Foundation, as Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer at The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation she was part of the senior management team that led the growth of annual net fundraising revenue, and successfully completed the “Billion Dollar Challenge” campaign ahead of schedule.

Ana-Maria Hobrough, Vice-President, Advancement

Ana- Maria Hobrough

Ana-Maria champions an integrated approach to encourage philanthropic investment, deepen our base of leadership support and grow donor impact over the long-term for Sunnybrook’s priority initiatives. She leads strategy for individual, institutional and legacy giving in partnership with the Foundation CEO, senior leadership teams, board members and volunteers. She fosters strong collaboration between the Foundation and Hospital, building upon a culture of philanthropy to achieve Sunnybrook’s vision of delivering the highest level of care, research and education.

Having served in a variety of leadership roles over 16 years at the University of British Columbia, Ana-Maria has a proven track record of mission-based transformations and redefining Canadian best practice for fundraising reporting, research and digital engagement. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia.

Christina Topp, Vice-President, Marketing & Community Engagement

Christina Topp

Christina provides leadership to the marketing, events and community giving portfolios.  Together, these teams assist Sunnybrook in its mission to invent the future of health care by raising awareness of the work of the Hospital and inspiring community support and giving.

Christina has over twenty years of experience in the non-profit sector spearheading initiatives that drive revenue, create sustainable partnerships and build brand reputation at national and local levels. She holds a MBA from the Schulich School of Business and an Honors Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph.