About Us

Board of Governors

As a non-profit corporation, Kingsway College School operates with a volunteer Board of Governors who give their time and talents to help our school be the best it can be.

The Board is responsible for ensuring the continuing health of the school, establishing major policies and objectives, setting long-term direction, approving the yearly budgets and supporting the Head of School.

2021-2022 Board Members

List of 13 items.

  • Chair: Bronwen Evans

    Bronwen is a Founding Director and CEO of True Patriot Love Foundation (TPL), which has been raising record funds to support military families since 2009.  Under her leadership, TPL has spearheaded Expeditions to the Himalayas, the North Pole and Antarctica, partnering prominent business leaders with wounded veterans. TPL secured the bid to host the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.    

    Affiliation to KCS:
    Current Parent
    Which of the Habits of Mind, Body and Action do you most align with and why?
    I am most aligned with the KCS Habit of Action ‘make the world a better place’ because I believe that everyone has something of value to contribute, especially when we come from a privileged society, like Canada.

    What do you and your family do when you have free time?
    When our family has free time, we enjoy reading and playing board games. 
  • Treasurer: Allen Church

    Allen Church is a Chartered Professional Accountant. He provides tax planning and wealth advisory services to a select group of families. Prior to starting his current practice, Allen held various leadership roles at EvansMartin LLP, a local chartered accountancy and MNP LLP, a national accounting firm.
    Allen holds a Bachelor of Commerce from U of T (1985) and has a CPA, CA designation.  He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

    Affiliation: Alumni Parent
    Volunteering at KCS is important to be because?
    KCS had a significant positive impact on both our daughters. Volunteering is an opportunity to say thank you, help the school have a positive impact on others.

    What are you most passionate about professionally and personally?
    Professionally I am passionate about helping families deal with the challenges associated with financial success. Personally, I am passionate about seeing my children grow into responsible kind adults. 
  • Alan Bowman

    Alan is a tax lawyer and has been a partner at Goodmans LLP since 2004. Subsequent to his call to the bar, he has specialized in helping clients structure complex corporate transactions to achieve tax efficiencies. Alan holds degrees from the University of Western Ontario (BA 1992) and the University of British Columbia (LLB 1995) and is an adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Law.

    Affiliation to KCS? Two of my children are at the school and two others have graduated.
    Volunteering at KCS is important to me because?
    Volunteering at KCS is a 360-degree experience.  KCS is a better school because of its volunteers. I have also learned a tonne from my experiences as a KCS volunteer.  I get what I give.
    Which of the Habits of Mind, Body and Action do you most align with and why?
    I'm a big fan of perseverance.  Keep trying and you will get better.  And getting better is what learning is all about.
  • Jamie Cameron

    Jamie Cameron graduated from KCS in 1997. He is an engineer by training and currently works with KPMG as a consultant on large infrastructure projects. Jamie has served on the Advancement Committee and the Alumni Relations Working Committee.
  • Greg Dunn

    Greg Dunn is a Partner with Adamson Associates, Canada’s largest architectural firm. He specializes in international large-scale project working primarily in London on such signature projects as the Shard and Canary Wharf. He has lectured on tall building design internationally. He is a registered architect in five states and two provinces.
    He received two degrees from McGill University, including his professional architectural degree where he graduated with honours and was awarded the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Medal for Achievement.
    Affiliation to KCS?
    Current parent to three students.
    Volunteering at KCS is important to me because?
    Firstly, I love what the school is doing for our kids, so it’s payback. Secondly, I feel it offers me a chance to show my kids that I am engaged at their school. But mostly, it’s just a great bunch of people to work together with for common cause.
    Which of the Habits of Mind, Body and Action do you most align with and why?
    To Persist, Adapt and ... Find Humour
    • To Persist:  Our projects are long and can be a grind. We need to persist through many challenges to see things ultimately get built.
    • To Adapt: Every day is a new challenge: In a week as an architect, I can be a lawyer, developer, accountant, engineer, promoter and politician.
    • To Find Humour: I am a true believer that you need to find some humour in everything. It can help everyone lighten up. And... it keeps you sane.
  • Erum Hasun

  • John Hourihan

    Number of years on the board and past roles?
    First year on the board. Served on the Advancement Committee for 2 years.

    Affiliation to KCS?
    Current parent.

    Volunteering at KCS is important to me because?
    Volunteering is a way to help ensure the important positive influence KCS has had on our children is available to others.

    Please list 3 words that describe yourself.
    Loyal, hardworking, sincere

    What do you and your family like to do when you have free time?
    Get outdoors

    What are you most passionate about professionally? Personally?
    Professionally, building high quality new homes and condominiums. Personally, spending time with family and dear friends. Volunteering time and fundraising for causes that have affected our family.

    What Is your favourite book or movie?
    Gulliver’s Travels

    Which of the Habits of Mind, Body and Action do you most align with and why?
    Habits of Action, doing what is right and sharing what I know, and leading have led to some good luck and made up for an absence of a few other habits.
  • Tiffany Jay

  • Diane Kazarian

    Diane is PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP's Canadian International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) practice leader and a partner in its Audit and Assurance Group, working in the Toronto office. She also leads the national Banking and Capital Markets industry practice.  As the Canadian firm's IFRS national leader, Diane's role includes leading the firm's functional, industry and geographic teams for clients moving to IFRS as well as PwC's internal training initiatives.  Diane has over 20 years of extensive banking audit experience spanning both the U.S. and Canadian markets.

    Affiliation to KCS: Alumni and current parent
    Volunteering at KCS is important to me because?
    Supporting KCS through my governance expertise, to be part of the school community and because I care.
    What are you most passionate about professionally? Personally?
    Professionally I am most passionate about the growth of PwC’s Financial Services Practices and my PwC team. Personally, I am more passionate about my family. 
  • John McGraw

    John McGraw has a PhD in neuroscience. He has held executive leadership positions in several health sciences companies in roles focusing on strategy, innovation, marketing and sales. Currently, John operates his own consulting company, specializing in helping organizations with their own strategic plans. John has served on the Strategic Planning Committee for the past two years.
  • Sarah Renaud

  • Susan Richardson

    Susan has extensive senior executive experience with over thirty years’ experience in information technology, insurance, finance, telecommunications and software industries. Her diverse areas of focus include; leadership, sales, operations, professional services, business development and customer service. She is currently, President of Leadership That Matters which is an executive coaching & leadership development firm.
    Susan first attended Richard Ivy Business School at Western where she earned an Honors Business Degree. During her career at IBM she also earned an Executive MBA at Harvard. 

    Affiliation to KCS? 
    Alumni Parent

    Volunteering at KCS is important to me because:
    It makes such a difference in children’s lives. KCS made a lasting impact on my children and I want to pay it forward. I also believe in the staff, which makes volunteering at KCS so meaningful.

    What are you most passionate about professionally? Personally?
    • Professionally: Helping people get to their next level of success. I enjoy helping clients to change their brand and own their career.
    • Personally: I am passionate about my family, friends and giving back.
  • Mark Rogers

    Mark earned his Chartered Accountant designation with KPMG and has been a Vice-President at Empire Life Insurance Company since 2016, with divisional CFO accountabilities for the individual insurance and segregated funds business. He is a seasoned financial services executive, with progressively senior experience launching new businesses, leading transformational change and delivering profitable growth. Prior to his current role, Mark was a Vice-President at Scotiabank with P&L accountability for the bank’s Caribbean insurance companies (2012-2015).

Paul Vessey, Past Chair

Education has such a profound effect on the development on children. Having witnessed the positive impact KCS has had on my daughter and so many others, I never thought twice about becoming a volunteer. I can honestly say KCS provided our entire family with such a wonderful experience and we will always be grateful.
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