Board of Directors

Special Olympics Canada is fortunate to be able to draw upon the experience and talents of our National Board of Directors, a committed group of volunteers who provide leadership at the highest level of governance. They come from a diverse range of industry and professional backgrounds, but are united in their commitment to advance the Special Olympics movement here in Canada.


Chief Charles Bordeleau, Retd

Niyousha Zarinpour
Vice Chair
Managing Director, Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory, Citi

Stewart Johnston
Past Chair
Senior Vice President, Bell Media Sales and Sports

Pamela Lilley
Partner, MNP

Colin Ground
Partner, Cassels Brock


Andrew Vettese
Boston Consulting Group

Catriona Le May Doan
World & Olympic Champion, Speed Skating

Dion Phaneuf 
NHL Hockey Player

Donna Carbell
SVP, Individual Insurance, Equitable Life of Canada

Georgina Black
Managing Partner Government, Public Services & Health, Deloitte Canada

Heather Miller
Athlete Representative, Special Olympics Newfoundland & Labrador

Jennifer Jones
Olympic Curler

John Scullion
Chair, Special Olympics Canada Foundation

Peter MacKay
Strategic Advisor, Deloitte Canada & Senior Counsel, McInnes Cooper

Sandra Sanderson
SVP, Marketing, Sobeys Inc.

Dr. Yona Lunsky
Director, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre