Executive Board

Founding Chair: Dr. Eric Jackman 

 Frederic (Eric) L.R. Jackman, C.M., O.Ont., C.D., Ph.D., C.Psych., LL.D., a businessman and psychologist serves as founding chair and trustee of The Psychology Foundation of Canada. Eric was educated at the Universities of British Columbia, Toronto and Chicago. READ MORE

President: Dr. Mark L.D. Smith           

Mark L.D. Smith M.B.A., Ph.D. is a former Partner in KPMG’s Advisory Services practice and holds an MBA in Finance and a  Ph.D. in Psychology from York University. He specializes in strategic planning, strategy implementation and  organization-wide change, and has depth of experience in both the private and public sectors – having led over 300  assignments in 150 organizations in Europe, Bermuda, the United States, and Canada. READ MORE

Past President: Harriet Lewis  

Harriet Lewis B.A.,M.A., LL.B.completed both her Honours Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in English at York. She went on to earn an LL.B. from the University of Toronto and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1977. READ MORE

Treasurer: Michael Ort, CPA, CA Partner, Audit Technology, Media & Telecommunications 

Michael Ort is an audit partner with KPMG with significant experience in managing complex assurance engagements for telecommunications, software, technology and publishing clients.  Michael leads multiple audit engagements and practices in US GAAP and IFRS. READ MORE

 Honorary Advisory Council  Health Advisor 

 Professional Advisory Council

 Patron
Charles S. Coffey O.C., LL.D
Chaviva Hosek O.C., Ph.D, LL.D
Margaret N. McCain O.C., LL.D, MSW
Michael H. Wilson P.C., C.C., LL.D 
Harriet Stairs BA.


Dan Andreae MSW, RSW, EdD, DSc.,LLD,OMC, Ph.D John Arnett Ph.D., C. Psych.

Peter Bashew Hotz Ph.D.
Ester Cole Ph. D., C. Psych.
Jennifer Connolly Ph.D., C.Psych.
Fred Horsley Ph.D. 

Troy Janzen Ph.D., R.Psych (AB)
Gerard M. Kysela Ph.D. NB
Adam McCrimmon Ph.D.
David Mykota Ph.D.
Pierre Ritchie Ph.D.
Donald H. Saklofske Ph.D. 
Steven Stein Ph.D., C.Psych. (Chair)

Reva A. Gerstein C.C., O.Ont., LL.D.,
D.Litt., Ph.D., C. Psych.