Max Bell Foundation is a corporation under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and is a registered charity (registration number 119034924 RR 0001). Members of the corporation annually elect a volunteer Board of Directors and Investment Committee.

Directors

Ms. Brenda Eaton, Chair (2006 – present)

Victoria, BC Corporate Director

Mr. Ken Marra, Vice-Chair (2000 – present)

Wellesley, Massachusetts Grandson of Max Bell

Dr. Paul Boothe (2016 – present)

London, Ontario Managing Director, Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing

Professor Christopher Manfredi (2015 – present)

Montreal, Quebec Provost, McGill University

Ms. Margaret-Jean Mannix (2019 – present)

Calgary, Alberta Chairman, Loram 99 Corporation

Ms. Donna Miller (2019 – present)

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Mr. Doug Moen (2018 – present)

Regina, Saskatchewan Director, Executive Education, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Investment Committee

Dr. Paul Boothe (Chair)

Ms. Brenda Eaton

Mr. Jim Dinning

Ms. Lauren Frosst

Ms. Margaret-Jean Mannix

Mr. Dean Prodan

Mr. Allan Northcott

Members

Ms. Brenda Eaton

Dr. David K. Elton

Mr. Ken Marra

Mr. Jim Gray

Ms. Carolyn Hursh

Dr. Paul Boothe

Ms. Margaret-Jean Mannix

Mr. Allan Northcott

Member Emeritus

Ms. Diane D. Marra (1982 – 2002)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Daughter of Max Bell), fondly remembered

Former Directors

Mr. Robert J. Ritchie (1997 – 1999)

Calgary, Alberta (President and CEO of CP Rail)

Mr. W. J. Bushnell (1976)

Toronto, Ontario

Rt. Hon. Roland D. Michener (1976 – 1986)

Ottawa, Ontario (Former Governor-General of Canada)

Dr. David L. Johnston (1986 – 1994)

Montreal, Quebec (Appointed by McGill University)

Dr. Charles E. Michener (1986 – 1996)

Toronto, Ontario (Brother-in-Law of Max Bell)

Mr. David Kerr (1994 – 1997)

Toronto, Ontario (Appointed by McGill University)

Dr. Michael Walker (1996 – 2003)

Vancouver, British Columbia (founding Executive Director, Fraser Institute)

Mr. Ronald N. Mannix (1985 – 2005)

Calgary, Alberta (Family friend)

Mr. Allan Taylor (1996 – 2005)

Toronto, Ontario (Former Chairman & CEO, Royal Bank)

Mr. Larry Bell (2004 – 2006)

Vancouver, BC (Chair, BC Hydro)

Dr. Bernard Shapiro (1999 – 2003)

Montreal, Quebec (Principal, McGill University)

Dr. Heather Munroe-Blum (2003 – 2007)

Montreal, Quebec (Principal, McGill University)

Mr. Tom d’Aquino (2005 – 2010)

Toronto, Ontario (President, Canadian Council of Chief Executives)

Dr. Morton Mendelson (2008 – 2010)

Montreal, Quebec (Deputy Provost (Student Life & Learning), McGill University)

Professor Tony Masi (2009 – 2015)

Montreal, Quebec Provost, McGill University

Mr. Michael Wilson (2010 – 2015)

Toronto, Ontario Canadian diplomat, politician and business leader

Ms. Carol Hill (1996 – 2017)

Regina, Saskatchewan McCallum Hill Companies

Ms. Carolyn Hursh (1998 – 2019)

Calgary, Alberta Chair, James Richardson & Sons, Limited

Mr. Jim Gray (2005 – 2019)

Calgary, Alberta Community Leader

First Directors

Dr. John J. Deutsch (1972 – 1976)

Kingston, Ontario (Long-time friend of Max Bell)

Mr. Richard S. Malone (1972 – 1985)

Toronto, Ontario (Business associate of Max Bell)

Mr. George N.M. Currie (1972 – 1985)

Montreal, Quebec (Appointed by McGill University)

Mr. George R. Gardiner (1972 – 1996)

Toronto, Ontario (Business partner of Max Bell)

Hon. James Richardson (1972 – 1997)

Winnipeg, Manitoba (Friend of Max Bell)

Chairs of the Board

Mr. George R. Gardiner

President (1974 – 1989)

Hon. James Richardson

Chairman (1989 – 1996)

Mr. Ronald N. Mannix

Chairman (1996 – 2004)

Ms. Brenda Eaton

Chair (2019 - Present)

Ms. Carolyn Hursh

Chair (2004 - 2019)

Foundation Presidents

Mr. George R. Gardiner

President (1974 – 1989)

Mr. Donald S. Rickerd

President (1989 – 1997)

Dr. David K. Elton

President (1997 - 2016)

Mr. Allan Northcott

President (2017 – present)