CivicAction today welcomed four new board members committed to supporting the non-profit’s mission to build better, more inclusive cities across the GTHA.
TORONTO, June 27, 2022 /CNW/ – CivicAction today welcomed four new board members committed to supporting the non-profit’s mission to build better, more inclusive cities across the GTHA.
“Having different perspectives from many sectors in our city region is critical to finding solutions to the most pressing issues facing our community,” said CivicAction Board Chair, Rob MacIsaac. “We are excited to welcome new and diverse leaders to our board and welcome their expertise and unique contributions.”
The new members of the board include:
- Andrew Graham, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Borrowell
- Jennifer Quinn, Chief Operating Officer, Nieuport Aviation
- Ronald (Ron) Alepian, Chief Communications Officer and Senior Vice-President of Corporate and Public Affairs, TD Bank Group
- Tsering Yangki, Head of Real Estate Finance and, Development, Dream Unlimited Corp., Dream Impact Trust & Dream Office REIT
“CivicAction plays a crucial role in our region, convening leaders from diverse backgrounds to tackle important challenges,” said Graham. “I personally benefited from CivicAction when, as a new Torontonian, it provided the support I needed to launch a social venture, Toronto Homecoming. I’m thrilled to be joining the board at this important time for the organization and the region.”
“CivicAction, through its leadership programs and convenor role, is developing a community of diverse voices who are driving positive change,” said Jennifer. “I am delighted to join the Board and look forward to bringing my perspective in support of the mission to build better, more inclusive cities.”
“As Toronto grows, so do the challenges we face. We need to build an inclusive and sustainable future, where we all have the opportunity to share in the benefits of living in one of the world’s most diverse and prosperous regions.” said Alepian.
“This country and city have given me so much,” said Tsering on the impact she hopes to make. “I hope through CivicAction to engage and empower our future leaders to shape together an inclusive and vibrant city that all residents today, and our future generations, can thrive in.”