Board & Governance


 

Board of Governors

Chair

Andy BurgessAndy Burgess '83

Andy is a managing partner at Russell Square Partners, an investment firm focused on acquiring small, private companies. He's also on the board of The Daily Bread Food Bank and Sanctuary. He co-founded and was the former president of Somerset Entertainment, a public company that produced and distributed specialty music. He and his wife Beth have a daughter and two sons, Charlie ’13 and Campbell ’18. He’s been a member of the board since 2006.

 


Vice-chairs

Russell HigginsRussell Higgins '81

Russell is a principal of MacPherson Builders Limited, a builder of low-rise residential housing projects across southern Ontario. He's previously been a member of the UCC Association Council and is a past chair of the Council of 1829. Russell and his wife June have one son, Simon ’16.

 

 

David RichardsonDavid I. Richardson '59

David is a corporate director, serving as chairman of Air Canada and Nortel Networks Corporation. In the past, he served as chairman of Ernst & Young Inc. (Canada) and executive partner of Ernst & Young LLP before his retirement in 2002. He and his wife Kathryn have two sons, Andrew ’88 and Matthew ’91, as well as two grandchildren, including Patrick ’21.


Members at Large

Lincoln CaylorLincoln Caylor '87

Lincoln is a partner with Bennett Jones LLP, where he practises commercial litigation with a focus on fraud. He's chairman of the Barbara A. Barrow Foundation. Prior to being appointed to the board, Lincoln chaired the Joe Cressy Golf Tournament and served on the boarding task force, the goverance review committee and the long range planning committee. Lincoln received the Harold A.D. Roberts Award in 2012. He was also presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contributions to Canada.

Lincoln and his wife Melissa have two sons, Jack ’14 and Sam ’16, as well as a daughter, Eliza.

 

Jill DenhamJill Denham

Jill is a former vice-chair of CIBC Retail Markets. She sits on numerous boards, including National Bank, Morneau Shepell and Penn West. Jill and her husband, Stephen Marshall, have two daughters and a son, John ’15.

 

 

Sue GuichonSue Guichon

Sue is a past chair of the Prep Parents' Organization at the Prep School and past president of the Parents' Organization at the Upper School. She's been a member of the Association Council and served as a vice-president. She's a board member at The Massey Centre for Women. Her volunteer work also includes the Art Gallery of Ontario, Human Rights Watch, the Childrens' Book Bank and Mooredale House. Sue and her husband Greg have three sons — Michael '03, Ryan '06 and David '12 — and a daughter, Rachael.

 

Kathy MartinKathy H. Martin

Kathy is a past president of the Parents’ Organization and has been an active volunteer at the Prep and Upper Schools. She’s also a board member of a small charitable organization, The Children’s Bookbank and Literacy Foundation. Kathy and her husband, Robert B. Martin, have three sons: Richard ’06, Taylor ’08 and Scott ’11.

 

Dr. Catherine ZahnDr. Catherine Zahn

Dr. Catherine Zahn was named president and chief executive officer of Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in December 2009. She was previously executive vice-president of clinical programs and practice at the University Health Network, where she held various senior leadership roles for 12 years.

 


 

Andy is a managing partner at Russell Square Partners, an investment firm focused on acquiring small, private companies. He is also on the Board of The Daily Bread Food Bank and Sanctuary. He was formerly co-founder and President of Somerset Entertainment, a public company that produced and distributed specialty music. He and his wife, Beth, have a daughter and two sons, Charlie ’13 and Campbell ’18. He’s been a member of the board since 2006.