Item - 2018.CA18.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 without amendments and without debate.
  • This item was considered by the Civic Appointments Committee on January 4, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on January 31, 2018.

CA18.1 - Appointment of Members to the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on January 31 and February 1, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council appoint the following candidates to the Heritage Toronto Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on February 4, 2022, and until successors are appointed:

 

Peter Berton

Fallon Butler

Liza Chalaidopoulos

Peggy Hornell

Peter Ignazi

Louis Kan

Sean Kheraj

Richard Moorhouse

Aaron Sanderson

Linda Strachan

Karen Whaley

   

2.   City Council appoint the following candidate to the Heritage Toronto Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018 and until a successor is appointed:

 

 Kadi Kaljuste

 

3.   City Council appoint the following candidate to the Heritage Toronto Board as the Toronto Historical Association Representative, at pleasure of Council for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018:

 

Lisette Mallet

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

Appointees' Biographies:

 

Peter Berton

 

Peter Berton is a Partner at the Ventin Group Architects in Toronto. He graduated in 1979 from Carleton University in Ottawa, and after graduation, worked with Ron Thom, a renowned Canadian architect. Since joining the Ventin Group in 1993, Peter has built a solid reputation for the design of all types of heritage and restoration buildings as well as a wide range of institutional, commercial, and residential projects.

 

Fallon Butler

 

A native Torontonian, Fallon Butler has over a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector in the city. Currently the Director of Development for the Miles Nadal JCC, she recently completed a Master’s in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Carleton University. Fallon has had the privilege of working on some of the city’s most significant cultural projects, including the Royal Ontario Museum and Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, as well as part of the team to open the new Aga Khan Museum.

 

Liza Chalaidopoulos

 

With 12+ years of experience in marketing and communications, and more than ten of those years with Manulife, a leading global financial services company, Liza has carefully cultivated her skills and knowledge to become a seasoned marketing professional. Liza previously held a seat on the AMA Toronto board, and spent two years as Co-Chair of an Employee Resource Group aimed to promote the advancement of women by providing empowering and enriching networking and learning opportunities.

 

Peggy Hornell

 

Peggy has had more than 20 year years in the not-for-profit sector.  Her past work experience includes community investment at Loblaw Companies Limited, President's Choice Children's Charity, Toronto Zoo Foundation and Toronto Hospital Foundation. Peggy is a Certified Fundraising Executive and is active in the nonprofit sector; most recently as a Board member of ArtHeart, puppy raiser for National Service Dogs and a member of Toronto Chapter Association of Corporate Grantmakers and AFP Greater.

 

Peter Ignazi

 

Peter is one of the most successful creative directors and copywriters in Canada. Under his leadership, Cossette was named Canadian "Agency of the Year" by Strategy Magazine in 2016 and 2017. He was recently named to the “Magnificent List” of top 25 creatives in the world by UK based MarComm News. Peter is the Creative Director behind the hugely successful SickKids “VS” campaign.

 

Kadi Kaljuste

 

Kadi Kaljuste has more than 30 years of experience in all facets of communications, ranging from communications strategy development, communications planning, integrated marketing communications, media relations, digital and social media, issues and crisis management, internal communications, and media training. She has volunteered her skills to many charitable organizations over the years, and has served on Heritage Toronto's Marketing Committee for two years.

 

Louis Kan

 

Louis Kan is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner who moved to Toronto from Hong Kong with his family in 1974. His professional experiences include the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Elections Ontario, and the Office of the Auditor General of Ontario. Louis has served on various community boards, including St. John Ambulance – Toronto Chapter, and is the recipient of the 2015 Government of Canada Don Valley West Volunteer Award.

 

Sean Kheraj

 

Sean Kheraj is an Assistant Professor of Canadian and environmental history in the Department of History at York University in Toronto. He is also a co-editor of niche-canada.org where he hosts and produces Nature’s Past: Canadian Environmental History podcast. Sean is the author of the award-winning book, Inventing Stanley Park: An Environmental History, and has also published work on the history of Toronto.

 

Lisette Mallet

 

Lisette Mallet is a professional design-illustrator, translator, historian, storyteller, nature interpreter, and project manager. Métis Acadian, she graduated from OCAD with Honours in Communication and Design and has been designing and illustrating ever since, as a scientific illustrator and as a commercial artist for the record industry, publishing, financial institutions, hotels and restaurants. Lisette is currently president of La Société d'histoire de Toronto.

 

Richard Moorhouse

 

Richard Moorhouse has more than 35 years of experience in the heritage conservation sector in Ontario. He is the former Executive Director of the Ontario Heritage Trust, and a retired member of the Ontario Association of Architects. Currently, Richard is a member of the Board of Directors at the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts, a Vice-Chair of the National Trust for Canada, and the Past President of the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto. He was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his years of service and significant contributions to the conservation of Ontario’s heritage.

 

Aaron Sanderson

 

Aaron Sanderson is an international award-winning fundraising professional with over a decade of experience at leading nonprofit organizations: War Child Canada, SickKids Foundation, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and Plan International Canada—where he currently serves as Vice-President. He has over eight years of senior volunteer experience with nonprofit boards and committees, including: Habitat for Humanity GTA, the Arthritis Society, Athletics Ontario and University of British Columbia.

 

Linda Strachan

 

Linda Strachan brings expertise in marketing, brand management, and consumer research, and work experiences in senior marketing positions in advertising agency and client-side roles. Most recently, she was a Director at the NPD Group, where she provided marketing research and strategic counsel to manufacturers and operators in the food service industry. Linda has volunteered as a Girl Guide leader, a board member for Youth Challenge International, and a Walk Assistant for Heritage Toronto.

 

Karen Whaley

 

Karen Whaley was the Marketing Manager at Artscape, where she helped launch two new cultural hubs, Daniels Spectrum and Artscape Youngplace. She worked as a writer and Arts and Culture Editor at Torontoist from 2006-08. Karen has an Honours BA in Art History from the University of Toronto, and has completed the majority of an MA in Art History from York University. She has lived in Cabbagetown for nearly a decade and previously volunteered with the Cabbagetown Regent Park Community Museum. 

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals who are being considered for appointment to the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors

Background Information (Committee)

(December 21, 2017) Report from the Executive Director, Heritage Toronto on Appointment of Members to the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-110201.pdf
Attachment 1 - Decision Body Profile for Heritage Toronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-110202.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - Names and Biographies of Candidates Recommended for Appointment to the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors - made public on January 8, 2018

CA18.1 - Appointment of Members to the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals who are being considered for appointment to the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors

Committee Recommendations

The Civic Appointments Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council appoint the following candidates to the Heritage Toronto Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on February 4, 2022, and until successors are appointed:

 

Peter Berton

Fallon Butler

Liza Chalaidopoulos

Peggy Hornell

Peter Ignazi

Louis Kan

Sean Kheraj

Richard Moorhouse

Aaron Sanderson

Linda Strachan

Karen Whaley

   

2.   City Council appoint the following candidate to the Heritage Toronto Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018 and until a successor is appointed:

 

 Kadi Kaljuste

 

3.   City Council appoint the following candidate to the Heritage Toronto Board as the Toronto Historical Association Representative, at pleasure of Council for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018:

 

Lisette Mallet

Decision Advice and Other Information

Candidates' Biographies:

 

Peter Berton

 

Peter Berton is a Partner at the Ventin Group Architects in Toronto. He graduated in 1979 from Carleton University in Ottawa, and after graduation, worked with Ron Thom, a renowned Canadian architect. Since joining the Ventin Group in 1993, Peter has built a solid reputation for the design of all types of heritage and restoration buildings as well as a wide range of institutional, commercial, and residential projects.

 

Fallon Butler

 

A native Torontonian, Fallon Butler has over a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector in the city. Currently the Director of Development for the Miles Nadal JCC, she recently completed a Master’s in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Carleton University. Fallon has had the privilege of working on some of the city’s most significant cultural projects, including the Royal Ontario Museum and Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, as well as part of the team to open the new Aga Khan Museum.

 

Liza Chalaidopoulos

 

With 12+ years of experience in marketing and communications, and more than ten of those years with Manulife, a leading global financial services company, Liza has carefully cultivated her skills and knowledge to become a seasoned marketing professional. Liza previously held a seat on the AMA Toronto board, and spent two years as Co-Chair of an Employee Resource Group aimed to promote the advancement of women by providing empowering and enriching networking and learning opportunities.

 

Peggy Hornell

 

Peggy has had more than 20 year years in the not-for-profit sector.  Her past work experience includes community investment at Loblaw Companies Limited, President's Choice Children's Charity, Toronto Zoo Foundation and Toronto Hospital Foundation. Peggy is a Certified Fundraising Executive and is active in the nonprofit sector; most recently as a Board member of ArtHeart, puppy raiser for National Service Dogs and a member of Toronto Chapter Association of Corporate Grantmakers and AFP Greater.

 

Peter Ignazi

 

Peter is one of the most successful creative directors and copywriters in Canada. Under his leadership, Cossette was named Canadian "Agency of the Year" by Strategy Magazine in 2016 and 2017. He was recently named to the “Magnificent List” of top 25 creatives in the world by UK based MarComm News. Peter is the Creative Director behind the hugely successful SickKids “VS” campaign.

 

Kadi Kaljuste

 

Kadi Kaljuste has more than 30 years of experience in all facets of communications, ranging from communications strategy development, communications planning, integrated marketing communications, media relations, digital and social media, issues and crisis management, internal communications, and media training. She has volunteered her skills to many charitable organizations over the years, and has served on Heritage Toronto's Marketing Committee for two years.

 

Louis Kan

 

Louis Kan is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner who moved to Toronto from Hong Kong with his family in 1974. His professional experiences include the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Elections Ontario, and the Office of the Auditor General of Ontario. Louis has served on various community boards, including St. John Ambulance – Toronto Chapter, and is the recipient of the 2015 Government of Canada Don Valley West Volunteer Award.

 

Sean Kheraj

 

Sean Kheraj is an Assistant Professor of Canadian and environmental history in the Department of History at York University in Toronto. He is also a co-editor of niche-canada.org where he hosts and produces Nature’s Past: Canadian Environmental History podcast. Sean is the author of the award-winning book, Inventing Stanley Park: An Environmental History, and has also published work on the history of Toronto.

 

Lisette Mallet

 

Lisette Mallet is a professional design-illustrator, translator, historian, storyteller, nature interpreter, and project manager. Métis Acadian, she graduated from OCAD with Honours in Communication and Design and has been designing and illustrating ever since, as a scientific illustrator and as a commercial artist for the record industry, publishing, financial institutions, hotels and restaurants. Lisette is currently president of La Société d'histoire de Toronto.

 

Richard Moorhouse

 

Richard Moorhouse has more than 35 years of experience in the heritage conservation sector in Ontario. He is the former Executive Director of the Ontario Heritage Trust, and a retired member of the Ontario Association of Architects. Currently, Richard is a member of the Board of Directors at the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts, a Vice-Chair of the National Trust for Canada, and the Past President of the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto. He was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his years of service and significant contributions to the conservation of Ontario’s heritage.

 

Aaron Sanderson

 

Aaron Sanderson is an international award-winning fundraising professional with over a decade of experience at leading nonprofit organizations: War Child Canada, SickKids Foundation, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and Plan International Canada—where he currently serves as Vice-President. He has over eight years of senior volunteer experience with nonprofit boards and committees, including: Habitat for Humanity GTA, the Arthritis Society, Athletics Ontario and University of British Columbia.

 

Linda Strachan

 

Linda Strachan brings expertise in marketing, brand management, and consumer research, and work experiences in senior marketing positions in advertising agency and client-side roles. Most recently, she was a Director at the NPD Group, where she provided marketing research and strategic counsel to manufacturers and operators in the food service industry. Linda has volunteered as a Girl Guide leader, a board member for Youth Challenge International, and a Walk Assistant for Heritage Toronto.

 

Karen Whaley

 

Karen Whaley was the Marketing Manager at Artscape, where she helped launch two new cultural hubs, Daniels Spectrum and Artscape Youngplace. She worked as a writer and Arts and Culture Editor at Torontoist from 2006-08. Karen has an Honours BA in Art History from the University of Toronto, and has completed the majority of an MA in Art History from York University. She has lived in Cabbagetown for nearly a decade and previously volunteered with the Cabbagetown Regent Park Community Museum. 

Origin

(December 21, 2017) Report from the Executive Director, Heritage Toronto

Summary

The purpose of this report is to recommend the appointment of public members to the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors.

 

At its meeting on November 7, 8 and 9, 2017, City Council modified the appointment process for Heritage Toronto by authorizing Heritage Toronto staff and the City Clerk to shortlist, interview, and recommend 13 candidates to the Civic Appointments Committee for appointment to the Heritage Toronto Board by City Council.

Background Information

(December 21, 2017) Report from the Executive Director, Heritage Toronto on Appointment of Members to the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-110201.pdf
Attachment 1 - Decision Body Profile for Heritage Toronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-110202.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - Names and Biographies of Candidates Recommended for Appointment to the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors - made public on January 8, 2018

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council