Foundation Announces Incoming Chair

The Winnipeg Foundation


Justice Deborah McCawley
The Winnipeg Foundation's Board Chair, Justice Deborah McCawley.

The Winnipeg Foundation is pleased to announce its incoming Board Chair, effective January 1, 2016 is Justice Deborah McCawley.

Deborah McCawley obtained her LL.B. in 1975. In 1981 she became Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Law Society of Manitoba and in 1988 became the Society’s first woman Chief Executive Officer. She was appointed Queen’s Council the same year and a Judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba in 1997. She is also a Judge of the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada, co-chair of the National Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics, works with the National Judicial Institute on education programs, and works closely with the board of the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice. She joined the Board of The Winnipeg Foundation in 2007.

Heartfelt thanks to Susan Millican for her service as Board Chair for the past three years.

2016 Board of Directors

  • Justice Deborah McCawley, Chair
  • Richard Bracken
  • Doneta Brotchie
  • Tom Bryk, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
  • David Cohen
  • Dr. Catherine Cook, MD
  • Carolyn Duhamel
  • Spencer Duncanson
  • Albert El Tassi, CM, OM
  • Tracy Graham, CPA, CA
  • Deborah Gray
  • Gerry Labossière, CPA, CA
  • Susan Millican
  • Maureen Prendiville
  • Robert G. Puchniak, CFA
  • Sister Lesley Sacouman, SNJM
  • Mayor Brian Bowman, ex officio