BOARD OF DIRECTORS

WBE Canada is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors representing Corporate Members and Certified WBE (Women Business Enterprises) community. Our Board of Directors is instrumental in charting the strategic direction of WBE Canada.

Silvia Pencak

SILVIA PENCAK
Ex-Officio
President & CEO
WBE Canada

Dora Silva-Bolanos

DORA SILVA-BOLANOS
Board Chair
Senior Manager, Supplier Inclusion and Diversity
Accenture

Maddy Baker

MADELEINE BAKER
Board Vice-Chair
Chair, Nomination Committee
Director, Products and Services
TELUS

Andy Thompson

ANDY THOMPSON
Board Treasurer
VP, Network Infrastructure Transformation
Nokia

Mike Pacholok

MICHAEL PACHOLOK
Chair, Public Service Development Committee
Chief Purchasing Officer
City of Toronto

Michelle Bianchi

MICHELLE BIANCHI
Secretary, Ex-Officio
Vice President, Finance & Operations
WBE Canada

Belinda Chopping

BELINDA CHOPPING
Senior Director Global Procurement Solutions & Services
Royal Bank of Canada

Christine Canning

CHRISTINE CANNING
Managing Director, Supplier Relationship Management
BMO Financial Group

Janice Tee

JANICE TEE
Senior Manager, Global Human Resources and Talent Management
Magna

Jen McAvoy

JEN McAVOY
Chair, Certification Committee
VP, Client Engagement
Cotton Candy

Jennifer Cooke

JENNIFER COOKE
Corporate Lead | Women in Trade
Export Development Canada (EDC)

Kim Ades

KIM ADES
President, Frame of Mind Coaching
WBE Representative

Laura Didyk

LAURA DIDYK
VP, Client Diversity
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Maryse Benhoff

MARYSE BENHOFF
Chair, SAC
President, BG Communications International Inc.
WBE Representative

Michael Bourne

MICHAEL BOURNE
Senior Manager, Procurement Business Operations, Policies, Controls, Supplier Diversity and Ombudsman
IBM Canada

Michelle Albanese

MICHELLE ALBANESE
Chair, Business Development Committee
Head of Responsible Sourcing and Supplier Diversity
TD Bank Group

Pauline Macdonald

PAULINE MACDONALD
Head of Procurement and Supply Management
Babcock Canada

Board Committees

WBE Canada has following committees working closely with and reporting to the Board of Directors (login):