Item - 2011.CC9.4

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 14, 2011 without amendments.

CC9.4 - Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on June 14 and 15, 2011, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the seven individuals, including the recommended Chair, listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 2, 2011) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel, to serve at the pleasure of Council as members of the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation effective June 15, 2011, for a term ending June 14, 2013, with a renewal term of two years, or until a successor is appointed.

 

2.         City Council identify the two individuals named in Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (June 2, 2011) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel, as alternate members of the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) so that in the event there is a citizen vacancy on the TCHC board during the term they may be approached to determine their continued interest and availability for the Board and be considered by Council for appointment at that time.

 

3.         City Council authorize that Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 2, 2011) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel be made public following City Council’s approval and after the individuals named therein have been notified of Council's decision.

 

4.         City Council direct that the contents of Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (June 2, 2011) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel be kept confidential in their entirety after consideration of this report by Council.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 2, 2011) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel is now public in its entirety and contains the names of the following persons appointed by Council to the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board of Directors:

 

Norman (Bud) Purves (Recommended Chair)

President, York University Development Corporation

Board of Directors, Muskoka Heritage Foundation

Board of Trustees, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Board of Directors, York University Development Corporation

Member, Finance and Audit Committee, Canadian Opera Company

Building Committee, MaRS Discovery District

 

Zahir Bhaidani

Chief Financial Officer, Bayfield Realty Advisors Inc.

Former Director, NGO Audit and Evaluation, Aga Khan Development Network

Former Director, Financial Reporting and Asset Management, First Professional Management Inc.

Founding Member and Former Director, Aviciena Canada

Former Director, Budget and Strategic Planning, Ivanhoe Cambridge

 

Christian Buhagiar

Vice President, Education and Certification, Institute of Corporate Directors

Executive Director, Canadian Foundation for Governance Research

Former Director, Research, Planning, Communications and Government Relations, York University

Member, John Street Pedestrian Bridge Community Advisory Committee, GO Transit/ Metrolinx

 

Jason Gorel 

Director, Financial Reporting, Cinram International Income Fund

Former Managing Director, Finance, Canadian Apartment Properties REIT

Former Chief Financial Officer, BCS Global Networks Inc.

Former Manager, Financial Reporting, Westmont Hospitality Group

Former Senior Accountant, KPMG (LLP)

 

Brian Kwan

Sole Practitioner, Barrister and Solicitor

Volunteer, Mon Sheong Foundation Home for the Aged

Member, Community Police Liaison Committee (42 Division)

 

Jennifer Wood

Senior Counsel, RBC Law Group

Former Senior Manager and Assistant Corporate Secretary, Royal Bank of Canada

Board and Club Member, Kiwanis Club of North York and Toronto

Board Member, VP Kiwanis Affairs, Fundraising Committee, Secretary and Club Representative

 

Audrey Wubbenhorst

Director, Real Estate Finance, BMO Financial Group

Former Chair, Ernestine Women's Shelter

Chair, Foundation of Hope Ontario Campaign

Former Senior HR Partner, BMO Financial Group

Former Board Member, Toronto Community Economic Development Learning Network

Former Director, MADD Montreal

 

Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (June 2, 2011) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel which contains the names of identified alternates remains confidential in its entirety in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to personal matters about identifiable persons.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council considered Items ST3.2 and CC9.4 together.

 

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in two closed sessions on June 15, 2011, and considered confidential information on Item CC9.4 as it relates to personal information about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board of Directors.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable persons being considered for appointment to the Board of Directors of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Background Information (City Council)

(June 2, 2011) Letter from Mayor Rob Ford recommending adoption of the Corporations Nominating Panel Report on Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation (CC9.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-38805.pdf
(June 2, 2011) Report from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel on Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-38806.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - Recommended citizen appointments to the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board of Directors
Confidential Attachment 2 - Recommended alternate citizen members of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board of Directors

Motions (City Council)

Report of Committee of the Whole

 June 15, 2011 – 12:27 p.m. – Committee of the Whole rose, reconvened as Council and met in public session in the Council Chamber.
 
Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had started, but not completed, its closed session consideration of Item CC9.4 headed "Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation" and that City Council had resumed this public session for the purposes of recessing for lunch.


Report of Committee of the Whole

 June 14, 2011 – 4:04 p.m. – Committee of the Whole rose, reconvened as Council and met in public session in Council Chamber.
 
Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had completed its closed meeting consideration of Item CC9.4, headed "Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation."
 
City Council did not adopt any motions in closed session.
 
Speaker Nunziata advised that Council would now proceed with the public debate on this Item.


1 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Lost)

That City Council refer the Item back to the Mayor's Corporations Nominating Panel for further review and re-evaluation.

Vote (Refer Item) Jun-15-2011 4:43 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - CC9.4 - Refer the item
Total members that voted Yes: 10 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 31 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mark Grimes

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jun-15-2011 4:59 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC9.4 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Mary Fragedakis, Pam McConnell, Gord Perks, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council