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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.

2021 Executive Committee 

Dora Silva-BolanosDORA SILVA-BOLANOS, Board Chair
Senior Manager, Supplier Inclusion and Diversity
Accenture


Andy ThompsonANDY THOMPSON, Board Treasurer
Vice President, Network Infrastructure Transformation
Nokia


Maddy BakerMADELEINE BAKER, Chair, Nomination Committee
Director, Products and Services
TELUS


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


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


Silvia PencakSILVIA PENCAK, Ex-Officio
President
WBE Canada


Board Directors

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


Christine CanningCHRISTINE CANNING
Managing Director, Supplier Relationship Management
BMO Financial Group


Janice TeeJANICE TEE
Senior Manager, Global Human Resources and Talent Management
Magna


Jen McAvoyJEN McAVOY, Chair, Certification Committee
Vice President Client Engagement
Cotton Candy


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


KIM ADES
President, Frame of Mind Coaching
WBE Representative


Laura DidykLAURA DIDYK
Vice President, Client Diversity
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)


Maryse BenhoffMARYSE BENHOFF, Chair, Supplier Advisory Committee
President, BG Communications International Inc.
WBE Representative


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


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


Pauline MacdonaldPAULINE MACDONALD
Head of Procurement and Supply Management
Babcock Canada


Committees

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

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