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Richard Frost

Chief Executive Officer
Administration

In 1997, Rick Frost became The Winnipeg Foundation’s fifth Executive Director. For the 25 years prior, he worked in municipal public service, as Chief Commissioner of the City of Winnipeg (1989 – 1997) and Chief Administrative Officer of the Regional Municipality of Peel (1978 – 1989). Rick particularly enjoys working on The Foundation's leadership initiatives, like Downtown Green Spaces, Nourishing Potential, Literacy for Life and The Foundation's Centennial Awards in Canadian History. Rick has served as Chair of Community Foundations of Canada and on the Boards of many local organizations. He holds an MA (History) from McMaster University, an MPA from Queen’s University and Honorary Doctorates of Law from both University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba.

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