Gord Glagau, President
Robert Windrum, Vice-President, Director of Governance
Joanne Lindsay, Secretary/Treasurer
Gord Glagau, President
Gord Glagau has over 20 years’ experience in the banking and secure logistics industries, as well as an extensive background in international banking operations, product and marketing strategy, and process integration and outsourcing. Most recently, Mr. Glagau was the Vice-President, Solutions Delivery, and a member of the Executive Steering Committee for Brink’s Canada. Prior to Brink’s, Gord has had success in financial services consulting throughout Canada, the US and Australia. He holds a Master’s of Arts (Economics) degree from McGill University and a Bachelor’s of Commerce (Honours) degree in finance from the University of Ottawa. Gord is also a CFA® charterholder.
Robert Windrum, Vice-President,
Director of Governance
With over 30 years of experience in the non-profit, charitable sector, Robert Windrum has worked in arts and culture, education, and healthcare. He is currently the Executive Director of Project Sunshine Canada, which provides various programs to children in hospitals and healthcare facilities, while providing wellness support to parents and caregivers. His previous employment includes major gift fundraising for the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation at UHN as well as the General Manager of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives. He holds a BFA in visual art from the University of Lethbridge with additional studies at the Banff Centre School of Fine Art and the Freie Kunstschule Hamburg, Germany. His volunteer involvement within the HIV/AIDS community includes the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) as Co-Chair of SNAP! A Photographic Fundraiser from 2005 – 2007. He is also a seven-time rider in the Friends for Life Bike Rally (Toronto to Montreal) supporting the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation 2005 – 2015.
Joanne Lindsay, Secretary/Treasurer
As a women’s equality advocate experienced in community development, community-based training, education and research, Joanne Lindsay has managed learning programs in Toronto, while working to incorporate a gender lens into national labour market research and policy development. She also completed a research study tour of worker co-operatives in eastern and southern Africa. Since 2008, she has been focused on HIV research, recently completing Board terms with the Ontario AIDS Network (OAN) and the Board of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN). Joanne has a Master’s degree in Community Development/Action Research (Environmental Studies, York University), an Honours BA in Geography (University of Alberta) and works as a Community Investigator with CANOC (Canadian HIV Observational Cohort Collaboration), researching the link between HIV, HPV and cancer risks for HIV+ women.
Shanil Ebrahim is the Health AI Leader at Omnia (Artificial Intelligence Practice) at Deloitte Canada. He is a Clinical Epidemiologist, and also holds a joint appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University, and as a Researcher in the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford University. Shanil has strong expertise in the use of data, analytics, AI, and research in understanding drivers of patient outcomes, behaviours and experience. Shanil has worked extensively with public and private sector organizations nationally and internationally, and has had his work covered in 75+ publications in high-impact scientific journals. He completed a Postdoctorate at Stanford University, PhD in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University, and an MSc in Medical Science and Bioethics at the University of Toronto.
Keith Hambly was Executive Director of Fife House for more than a decade. During his tenure, he helped expand housing options to include homeless HIV+ individuals with mental health and active substance use issues, and those aging with complex needs. In 2016, he guest lectured at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, as Fife received the Robert Carr Research Award for its work in housing and HIV research. Keith has also been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal, recognizing his efforts in the non-profit housing sector. Currently, Keith sits on the boards of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network and Toronto Central LHIN Mid East Health Link. He has served on various local, provincial and national housing and HIV committees, and is past President of the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association. Now back with the NFPO Fred Victor, Keith is Vice President of Programs and Services — addressing issues such as Housing and Housing Access, Health, Case Management and Community Supports, and Employment Training.
With over 20 years’ consulting experience assisting organizations around the world with problem-solving, Jacqueline McDonnell is currently a Director in HR Technology at Deloitte Canada. She takes a lead role in mentoring, team development, building pillar sponsorship within the Workday national practice, client relationships and business building. Her industry background includes commercial, Higher Education and non-profit accounts in a variety of technologies. She has also held adjunct professor positions at two universities. Jacqueline has consulted pro bono for social service agencies and international non-governmental organizations — empowering them to continue their improvement efforts. She holds a Bachelors of Social work from McGill University and a Masters of Education from the University of Massachusetts. Her experience includes positions within the youth court system, hospital social services, community social services for the elderly, in addition to being a community development advocate. Jacqueline continues to volunteer with the youth and the elderly in her community and has done so since 1978.
Lou Odette is the President of the P&L Odette Foundation, a private foundation incorporated in 1975 and headquartered in Toronto. The Foundation has funded charities helping people experiencing homelessness, charities reducing food insecurity, and charities building affordable housing. Lou and his wife Ellen Gaffney conduct additional philanthropy through The Louis L. Odette & M. Ellen Gaffney Charitable Fund. The fund benefits special education services for children, people with disabilities living in developing nations through gifts of wheelchairs at no cost, and mathematical education. Lou is also consultant to Deloitte’s Strategic Analytics and Modeling practice in Toronto. Prior to Deloitte, Lou was Vice President Quantitative Modeling & Research at AIG in Boston, and before joining AIG he founded five companies and two charitable organizations. He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from MIT and an MSc in Mathematics from Oxford University, and was an ASP Fellow in Mathematics at MIT through 2014.
Catherine Rutto came to Canada from Kenya in September 2014, went through the immigration process and got accepted to become a Canadian Permanent resident in March 2016. She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management (Human Resources Option) and is currently studying for a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary studies (MAIS) program at Athabasca University. Prior to relocating to Canada, Catherine worked in the National Housing Corporation in Nairobi for 19 years in HR and Administrative roles. She has been working at the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation as a Circle of Care peer coordinator since May 2016. She works directly with women by engaging and connecting them to other communities and resources. This strategy allows them to make sense of issues affecting their lives, setting goals for improvement, and at the same time address their problems and needs through empowerment.
Daniel Waldman is a Toronto-based lawyer. His practice is focused on commercial litigation and he specializes in complex real property disputes, construction law and debt collection. He appears regularly before all levels of court in Ontario, including Small Claims Court, the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice, Federal Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. He also appears before a number of administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Securities Commission, the Landlord and Tenant Board, and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Daniel previously spent over five years as a commercial litigator at a mid-sized Toronto firm and at one of Canada’s largest full-service law firms. Before going to law school, Daniel was a journalist for different media outlets, including the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in London, England, and the Associated Press in Jerusalem, Israel.