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Appointee Biographies

Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation

CONNIE DEJAK

Connie Dejak is the President/CEO of Runnymede HealthCare Centre. Her community involvement includes serving as a Director for Exhibition Place Board of Governors. Connie holds an ICD.D designation from Institute of Corporate Directors, Rotman School of Management.

CLARE COPELAND

Clare Copeland is the CEO of Falls Management Company, and a former Chairman of the Board for Toronto Hydro Corporation. His community involvement includes serving as a member for St. Michael’s Foundation.

DONNA DUNCAN

Donna Duncan is the Chief Executive Officer for Ontario Long-Term Care Association. She is a former President and Chief Executive Officer for The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre. Her community involvement includes serving as a member of the Board of Directors for Kids Brain Health Network.

KAM VA PHILIP LEONG

Kam Va Phillip Leong is a Vice President and director for Scotia Capital, and a former Vice President and director for Chairman’s Council for RBC Dominion Securities. Kam’s community involvement includes serving the board of governors for the Chinese Cultural Center of Greater Toronto.

CONNIE DEJAK

Connie Dejak is the president and CEO for Runnymede Healthcare Centre. Connie is a former Instructor and Field Placement Coordinator of the Senior Activation Program at George Brown College. Connie’s community involvement includes serving as a Director for the Exhibition Place Board of Governors and formerly serving the Board of Ontario Place.

KELLY ELWOOD

Kelly Elwood is Vice-President of Marketing & Licensing for The Canadian Group. Her community involvement includes serving as a mentor for the Ruth Handler Mentorship Program for Women in Toys (WIT).

MICHAEL SMOSKOWITZ

Michael Smoskowitz is Partner and President of Steele Valley Developments Ltd, where he owns and manages commercial, retail, and industrial buildings across Ontario. His community involvement includes serving as a board member for the David and Luba Smuschkowitz Family Charitable Foundation, an organization that donates to various hospitals and charities.

ANTHONY BAVOTA

Tony Bavota is an emergency services professional who has served in leadership roles for the City of Toronto and the City of Burlington. His community involvement includes serving as the honorary co-chair of the Gift of Giving Back food drive.

RAJESH UTTAMCHANDANI

Rajesh Uttamchandani is the Chief Human Resources Officer and Managing Director for Zafin, and a former Senior Leader for Deloitte. His community involvement includes serving as Vice Chair for the Canadian Race Relations Foundation.