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Appointee Biographies

Grant Review Team - Halton-Peel - Ontario Trillium Foundation

DIANNE LAWSON

is a former Research Technologist and Waste Exchange Tech at Ontario Research Foundation. She is also a former Executive Assistant with the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Her community involvement includes serving as a Cubs and Scouts leader, serving as a member of the Mississauga Aquatic Club Board and as President of Mississauga University Women's Club. She is the recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto.

A. ALEX DHANJAL

A. Alex Dhanjal a Professional Engineer and Partner at KPMG Canada, works in the area of government tax incentive. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Toronto. His community involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors of Clean Air Partnership and the Ontario Environment Industry Association.

SONIA BUKSA

Sonia Buksa is a Project Management Professional currently working as a Senior Analyst at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research where she helps to monitor and report on the Institute's portfolio of research projects. Prior to that, she held positions in the financial and public service sectors. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Information Technology Management from Ryerson University. Her volunteer experience has included participation in fundraising and awareness campaigns for a variety of organizations, as well as contributing her time to help new students at Ryerson University through their tri-mentoring program and providing one -on-one support to students at a local high school.

ATUL AHUJA

Atul Ahuja was called to the Bar in 2009 and is presently a Barrister and Solicitor in private practice. He previously worked for law firms practicing in family, civil, immigration, real estate and corporate law. Mr. Ahuja's community involvement includes serving as Vice-President of the North American Indo Canadian Association and a member of the Indian Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Cricket Association.

MARK EGBEDEYI-EMMANUEL

Mark Egbedeyi-Emmanuel is a Professional Engineer and a Registered Gas Distribution Professional and is currently District Manager, Hamilton/Halton with Union Gas. He began his career with Union Gas in 2002 as Manager for Quality Management Systems. His community involvement has included serving as a board member of the Windsor/Essex Multicultural Council, board member of the Windsor/Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and as past President of the Cultural Coalition of Chatham-Kent. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ife, Nigeria.

BRUNO ST-LAURENT

Bruno St. Laurent is a Manager at the Labour Relations Conseil scolaire Viamonde. Previously he was Director of Human Resources at College LaSalle. Mr. St. Laurent holds a Bachelor of Laws from Laval University and a Master of Business Administration from Sherbrooke University, and is a member of the Quebec Bar Association.

DIANNE LAWSON

Dianne Lawson is a former Research Technologist and Waste Exchange Tech at Ontario Research Foundation. She is also a former Executive Assistant with the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Her community involvement includes serving as a Cubs and Scouts leader, serving as a member of the Mississauga Aquatic Club Board and as President of Mississauga University Women's Club. She is the recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto.

DAVE KENTNER

is a former Local Councillor in Ward 3 for the Town of Halton Hills. His community involvement includes serving as Chairman of the Georgetown Hockey Heritage Council and is the Founding Director for Halton Hills Sports Museum and Resource Center.

ANUPAMA SRIVASTAVA

is President for ARRA Arts. Anupama is also a former Controller for the Rose Theater with the City of Brampton. Anupama's community involvement includes serving as Chair for Panorama India. Trillium Health Partners Foundation, Mississauga and as a member of the Diwali Committe of Trillium Health Partners Foundation, Mississauga.

MARIANO GUIRGUIS

started professional career in 1997 as a pharmacist. Mariano had a very successful career in the pharmaceutical industry. Mariano had a good sales, marketing, and strategic planning experience. Mariano has been a pharmacist in Ontario since 2010. Mariano enjoys volunteering in different community and charitable events. Mariano has a special interest in getting people together for a unified higher goal.

CHRIS TABULSKI

is Chief Executive Officer at LC Con Inc., Vice President of APT Management Corporation and a former Associate with Nova Printing. Mr. Tabulski’s community involvement includes serving as Co-Chair of the Sector Labour-Management Health & Safety Committee, Infrastructure Health & Safety Association and as Chair of the Program Advisory Committee at Mohawk College.