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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is a group of volunteers committed to FBC’s mission to find treatments and cures for blinding eye diseases. The Board includes representatives from the corporate and medical worlds, as well as individuals affected by vision loss.

Executive Committee & Officers

Andrew Burke, Chair Partner, Steward McKelvey Halifax, Nova Scotia

Tara James, Vice Chair Senior Counsel, BMO Financial Group Toronto, Ontario

George Sheen, Treasurer  Partner, PwC (retired) Toronto, Ontario

Malcolm Hunter, Corporate Secretary President, Fred Deeley Limited Vancouver, British Columbia

Robert F. Richards, Executive Officer Chairman, Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd. Toronto, Ontario

Catherine Tillmann, Executive Officer Director of Brand Image, Corporate Marketing, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts (retired) Toronto, Ontario

Rahn Dodick, Executive Officer  President, Dodick, Landau, Inc. Toronto, Ontario


Stephen Aylward Lawyer, Stockwoods LLP Toronto, Ontario

Alan Richard Berger, BSc., MDCM, FRCSC, Dip. ABO, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Surgeon, St. Michael’s Hospital, Vice Chairman, University of Toronto, Department of Ophthalmology Vision Sciences

Michel Cayouette, PhD Research Unit Director, Institut de recherche cliniques de Montreal (IRCM) Research Associate Professor, University of Montreal Montreal, Quebec

Netan Choudhry MD FRCS(C) DABO, Co-founder and Medical Director at Vitreous Retina Macular Specialists of Toronto

David Drury Managing Director, IBM Canada Ltd. Toronto, Ontario

Jane Humphreys Toronto, Ontario

Donald F. Reed President and CEO, Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. (retired) Toronto, Ontario

Mike Seed, CIM First Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Seed Financial Group, CIBC Wood Gundy Edmonton, Alberta

Rob Simmons Vice President, Finance & Business Affairs, Atomic Cartoons Vancouver, British Columbia

Raymond M. Stein, MD, FRCSC Medical Director, Bochner Eye Institute Toronto, Ontario

Deborah Tennant Toronto, Ontario

Latest FBC News View All

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Apr 25, 2019
From Foundation to Fighter

A Message from the President and CEO For 45 years, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has raised and directed critical funding into sight-saving research for blinding eye diseases. From our earliest days as…

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May 15, 2019
Patient Study: LCA-10 And USH2

We are letting our community know about a patient experience study being conducted by Medicys Ltd., a medical research company that is looking for people with a confirmed diagnosis of Usher syndrome…

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May 14, 2019
Upcoming Event: Dispelling Myths Surrounding the Vision Health of Older People

On May 28, 2019, Dr. Chad Andrews, Senior Manager of Research and Education at Fighting Blindness Canada, will be taking part in Dispelling Myths Surrounding the Vision of Older People, an interdisciplinary…

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