Board of Directors

As a non-profit organization we are governed by our Board of Directors, which is formed of family business member volunteers, affiliates and sponsors from within our general membership. It is their role to ensure that the family business community is receiving the value and support they have come to expect from our organization since 1997, and we thank each of them for their contribution.

 

donald-linders-011_5x7Donald Linders – President

Georef

Board Member Since: 2013

Communications & Program/Education Committee

rick-bRick Baker – Vice President

Neustyle Software & Systems

Board Member Since: 2008

Communications & Program/Education Committee

sheila-hSheila Hannon – Past President

Systems Plus

Board Member Since: 2006

Program/Education Committee

Paul Dropduillard – Treasurer                                        DSK

Board Member Since: 2017

Communications Committee

dean-jDean Jutzi – Director                                           Retired

Board Member Since: 2003

Program/Education Committee

scott-wScott Wagler – Director

Josslin Insurance

Board Member Since: 2003

Program/Education Committee

michelle-hMichelle Hundt-Tupman – Director

Great Canadian Holidays & Coaches

Board Member Since:

Communications Committee

sabrina-fSabrina Fitzgerald – Director

PwC

Board Member Since: 2015

Communications Committee

richardjacquesRichard Jaques – Director

BMO – Bank of Montreal

Board Member Since: 2016

Program/Education Committee

dave-gDave Gascho – Director

Gascho Automotive

Board Member Since: 2012

Communications Committee

Jon Rohr – Director

Exchange Magazine

Board Member Since: 2017

Communications Committee

Donna Schwartzentruber – Director

Knapp Fasteners

Board Member Since: 2017

Program/Education Committee

Leigh Grant – Director

Win-Leader Corp

Board Member Since: 2018

Program/Education Committee

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Dave Schnarr – Executive Director

I have held the position of Executive Director on a part-time basis with the Centre for Family Business since September, 2005. It has undoubtedly been and continues to be a very enjoyable and rewarding experience. The warmth and caring displayed by our members is evident at every one of our functions. Our breakfast events bring a large group of members, sponsors, advisors, affiliates and guests together for the purpose of supporting, educating, and energizing family businesses.

Please feel free to contact me at your convenience to share your thoughts and ideas for the future prosperity of the Centre for Family Business. Articles, blog posts, book reviews, etc. are always welcomed for sharing on our website.

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