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

Dion Phaneuf 
NHL Hockey Player

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

Jennifer Jones
Olympic Curler

John Scullion
Chair, Special Olympics Canada Foundation

Lara Zink
CEO Women in Capital Markets, MBA, ICD.D

Hon. Leona Aglukkaq
Canadian Politician and Government Administrator

Sandra Sanderson
SVP, Marketing, Sobeys Inc.

Suzana Lobo
Partner at Bennett Jones LLP.

Susan Wang
Athlete Representative, Special Olympics British Columbia

Dr. Yona Lunsky
Director, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre