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鶹Ƶ Foundation

    • The 鶹Ƶ Foundation manages and oversees Leaving Class funds, among others.

The Foundation manages and oversees endowment funds established through philanthropic giving to 鶹Ƶ.
The financial statements for the Foundation as of December 2022 showed the total assets to be $5.3 million.

The Benefits of Endowment

The goal of 鶹Ƶ's endowment is to generate funds for critical long-term projects. With your support, we can grow our endowment and make an even bigger impact on the 鶹Ƶ community through initiatives such as a strong Student Financial Assistance program. Check out the graphic below to learn more about how endowed funds make a difference.

The following funds are held in the 鶹Ƶ Foundation

List of 34 items.

  • The Brigham Family Fund

    Established by Pat Brigham and family, the Fund supports the Student Success Centre.
  • The General Endowment Fund

    Established by the proceeds from the Upward Bound Gala, the Fund supports the School’s areas of greatest need.
  • The Beryl Ivey Fund

    Established by a gift from the Estate of Beryl Ivey, the Fund supports the school’s areas of greatest need.
  • The Latimer Family Fund

    Established by a leadership gift from the Latimer family, and through the generosity of friends, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The McCallum Family Fund

    Established by the McCallum family, the fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The McFarlane Family Fund

    Established by Don and Marie McFarlane, the Fund supports the Student Success Centre.
  • The Student Financial Assistance Fund

    Established by Suzanne Ivey Cook and Dan Cook, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Scott Taber Fund

    Established through the generosity of the 2017 Annual Appeal, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Rex Taylor Fund

    Established by the Rosen Family to honour Rex Taylor, the Fund supports 鶹Ƶ's experiential education.
  • The Phyllis Thompson Fund

    Established by Betty Speakman in memory of Phyllis Thompson, the Fund supports the School’s areas of greatest need.
  • The Class of 2006 Fund

    Established by a leadership gift from Margot Franssen and Quig Tingley, and through the generosity of the Class of 2006 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2007 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2007 families, the Fund supports the School’s areas of greatest need.
  • The Class of 2008 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2008 families, the Fund supports 鶹Ƶ’s experiential learning programs.
  • The Class of 2009 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2009 families, the Fund supports 鶹Ƶ’s areas of greatest need.
  • The Class of 2010 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2010 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2011 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2011 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2012 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2012 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2013 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2013 families, the Fund supports teacher development through the 鶹Ƶ Centre for Teaching and Learning.
  • The Class of 2014 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2014 families, the Fund supports teacher development through the 鶹Ƶ Centre for Teaching and Learning.
  • The Class of 2015 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2015 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2016 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2016 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2017 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2017 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2018 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2018 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2019 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2019 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2020 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2020 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2021 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2021 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2022 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2022 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2023 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2023 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2024 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2024 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2025 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2025 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2026 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2026 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2027 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2027 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2028 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2028 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.
  • The Class of 2029 Fund

    Established through the generosity of the Class of 2029 families, the Fund supports student financial assistance.

Board of Directors

List of 6 items.

  • Shawn Aspden (Chair)

    Shawn Aspden has over 25 years of capital markets experience and is currently Principal at Bloom Burton & Co., a healthcare focused investment firm.  He also Chairs the Board of Grey Wolf Animal Health Inc., a diversified animal health company.  Prior to joining Bloom Burton, Shawn served as Head of North American Institutional Equity Sales at GMP Securities LP, where he was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and managed a top-ranked institutional sales team. He began his career at a strategy consulting firm and moved into the investment business initially in an equity research role.

    He holds the CFA designation and is an HBA graduate from the Ivey Business School. Shawn’s son Ben ‘24 is a 鶹Ƶ student and his children Leah '20 and Ryan '22 are 鶹Ƶ graduates.
  • Andrew Fleming

    Andrew is currently a Managing Director in the Energy, Infrastructure & Transition Investment Banking team at CIBC. In this role, Andrew has originated and provided leadership to advisory teams across a broad spectrum of mandates for some of the most marquee infrastructure businesses across North America. Andrew also has client coverage responsibility for the major Canadian pension plans, global infrastructure funds, developers, constructors and government agencies.

    Andrew has an MBA from Queen's University, an LLB (Cum Laude) from the University of Ottawa, and a BSc (Honours) in Biochemistry from McMaster University. Andrew’s daughter Chiara Fleming is currently in Grade 11 and has been a student since Grade 7.
  • Chint Kulkarni

    Chint Kulkarni is a Managing Director and Head of Mining and Loan Syndications.  Ms. Kulkarni leads CIBC’s global mining lending group across North America, Europe and Australia.  She also leads the Canadian Loan Syndications team, which provides structuring and distribution of syndicated loans for clients across Capital Markets and Commercial Banking.  In addition, Ms. Kulkarni has responsibility for the sustainable finance team within the lending business.

    With a 20-year career in banking, Ms. Kulkarni has held multiple roles across the business advising clients on liquidity and acquisition financing in sectors including Resources, Retail, Power & Utilities, Real Estate and Financials.

    She is a member of the CIBC Capital Markets Board and the Capital Markets Global Deals Committee.  She has served as a past Board Member of CIBC Mellon, and on CIBC’s Inclusion & Diversity Counsel.  She also devotes time to the United Way Major Individual Cabinet.

    Ms. Kulkarni holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from McGill University and an MBA in Finance from McMaster University. She also completed the Masters Certificate in Financial Services Leadership in 2015 from the Schulich School of Business and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
  • Donald Lewtas

    Donald Lewtas has been a Director with 鶹Ƶ since 2006 and was the Board Chair from 2017-2022. His son Stephen graduated from 鶹Ƶ in 2008. Don’s activities with educational institutions includes that he is the current Chair of the International Advisory Board for the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University and a member of The Investment Committee of the McGill Board of Governors. He was a past Director and Chair of the The Gow School in New York. Don and his wife Barbara have been supportive of many of 鶹Ƶ’s initiatives.
     
    Don graduated from McGill University with a B.Comm and is a CPA with the distinction of Fellow (FCPA). He recently retired from Onex Corporation as a Managing Director following 32 years with Onex. Earlier in his career he was with KPMG LPP in their Montreal, Toronto and National offices.
  • John McSherry '08

    John McSherry ‘08 has been with Cumberland Private Wealth, where he is a portfolio manager, since 2014. He first joined Cumberland in Kingston, where he helped to open the firm’s new office; in 2015, the company brought him to Toronto, where he assisted senior portfolio managers and gained experience on the trading desk. Today, John works with a team responsible for managing over $500 million in assets for 200 private clients and small institutions. He is excited to have the opportunity to give back to the 鶹Ƶ community as a member of the Foundation Board.
  • Richard Wernham

    Richard Wernham has more than 35 years' experience in the global wealth management industry and was the founder and Chief Executive of one of Canada’s largest independent mutual fund companies. Currently the Group Chairman of the Soutterham Group, he was formerly a lawyer with Tory, Tory, DesLauriers and Binnington, specializing in securities and corporate law. He is a Governor of the Royal Ontario Museum. Richard was also a Special Lecturer in Law, Trinity College at the University of Toronto from 1977-1994 and remains active in the academic community, holding an appointment as a Director of 鶹Ƶ College School (of which he is a founder and former Board Chair) and as a Trustee of the Lakefield College School Foundation. Richard has been a significant financial supporter of the academic community. Richard and his wife, Julia, have funded the establishment of the Richard Wernham and Julia West Centre for Learning at Upper Canada College. In recognition of their contributions to education, Richard and Julia received the Robert L. Payton Award from The Council for Advancement and Support of Education in 2010. His children Emma and Simon graduated from 鶹Ƶ in 2006 and 2008, respectively.

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We acknowledge with gratitude the Ancestral lands upon which our main campus is situated. These lands are the Ancestral territories of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Anishinabek and the Wendake. The shared responsibility of this land is honoured in the Dish with One Spoon Treaty and as settlers, we strive to care for the land, the waters, and all creatures in the spirit of peace. We are responsible for respecting and supporting the enduring presence of all First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. When away from this campus we vow to be respectful to the land by protecting and honouring it. We will create relationships with the people and the land we may visit by understanding the territories we enter and the nations who inhabit them.
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