Board of Directors 2018-2019 

For Board of Directors biographies, please click here

Name Board Position   

Subhash Rai


Larry Dunfield

Vice-Chair DuffieldL
Mark Adler Treasurer  
Valerie Smith-Waines  Secretary  
Dr. Ghazy Mujahid Board Member GhazyMujahid-HeadShot-Dec2014
Antoinette de Jager Board Member


Mohan Viswan Board Member
Megan McElwain Board Member  
Claude Hould Board Member  
Shesan Govindasamy  Board Member  
Kenneth Schafer Board Member  
Evelyn Theriault Current Past Chair TheriaultE


Board Committees for 2018-2019

Board committees meet on a regular basis, and report on their activities to the full board. Volunteers may apply to participate on Standing Committees of the Board such as the Education and Research Committee,  Communications and Membership Committee or Ad Hoc Committee such as Advisory Committee on Public Health. Some Standing Committees such as Human Resources Committee may also include Volunteers, in limited roles. Please contact Elizabeth Macnab, Executive Director at or call 1-800-265-0779 to inquire about Board Committee opportunities.

 Standing Committees

  • By-law Comittee
  • Communication and Membership Committee
  • Education and Research Committee
  • Finance and Revenue Generation Committee
  • Government Relations
  • Human Resources Committee

Ad Hoc Committees 

  • Advisory Committee on Public Policy 

Board Delegate Appointment

  • Ministry of Seniors' Affairs Liaison Committee
  • Senior Advisory Committee (Ontario) Federal Level

Board Meeting Schedule 2019

Most Board meetings are held by teleconference on the second Wednesday of the month.  Some meetings also take place at the Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations' office 345 Wilson Avenue, Suite 404, Toronto, ON M3H 5W1.  Please contact us at: 416-785-8570 or 1-800-265-0779 for additional information.

January 16, 2019  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM      TELECONFERENCE
March 13, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM      TELECONFERENCE
May 8, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM      TELECONFERENCE
July 10, 2019 Annual General Meeting TENTATIVE
September 11, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM      TELECONFERENCE 
November 13, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM       TELECONFERENCE

Please note: Board meetings take place by teleconference unless otherwise identified. The Annual General Meeting is held between the months of July and August.

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