Board of Directors


Our Board of Directors provides vision and direction for the organization. They liaise with youth serving agencies, develop relationships with our sponsorship partners and oversee staff and program performance.

Directors and Officers elected 15 February 2017

 Jason Rodney, President, Director, Marketing, CPCP Direct

Paul Tedesco, Vice President, Managing Director, Track DDB

Soji Olu, Treasurer, Senior Analyst, CIBC

Levi Spronk, Secretary, Senior HR Systems Leader

Sam Burgio, Management Consultant, Programme, and Business Manager

Robert Rosatelli, Senior IT Executive, Digital and Agile Transformation, Strategy, Process Optimization

Todd Solomon, Clinical Director, Kids Help Phone

 Watch this space for more serious talent soon!

NamePosition Profession & Contribution to BoardYears on
the Board
Paul HendersonHonourary MemberCanadian Sailing Olympian.Keynote speaker, advocate, special events4

Diane ReidHonourary MemberSkipper, 2015-16 Clipper Round the World Race, solo ocean sailor, marine surveyor, sail training instructor. Program volunteer instructor, vessel maintenance and surveying4

Eric HoldenHonourary MemberMeteorologist, Professional Navigator/Strategist, ISAF Sailor, MCA Master 200gt and an RYA Ocean Yachtmaster, most recently skippered the Clipper 70 Henri Lloyd to a first place finish in the Clipper Round the World Race and was awarded the prestigious Rolex Canadian Sailor of the Year honour. Role model, keynote speaker, advocate, special events4

Brenda BowskillYouth
Nursing student, member of Canadian Olympic Sailing and PanAm Games Teams,Laser Radial class. Mentor, keynote speaker, role model, advocate, special events4


Each board member brings their individual qualities to the organization and contributes a minimum of 40 hours active volunteer time each year. Being connected in this way enhances their ability to directly represent the needs of the Broad Reach youth audience.

Broad Reach is always seeking candidates to the Board Directors, standing and ad hoc committees. The Board meets monthly downtown Toronto. Directors are required to actively participate on Board Committees, at events and to support Broad Reach fundraising initiatives. Running a charity is a serious and demanding responsibility – especially with limited financial resources.

Interested candidates with relevant experience, values and appropriate level of professional and personal commitment are invited and encouraged to contact us at [email protected] – we will do our best to ensure that you have a rewarding and impactful experience.

You are also welcome to forward your expression of interest letter to our Executive Director, Marguerite Pyron at [email protected].

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Broad Reach Foundation for Youth Leaders
304 - 20 Lower Spadina Ave
Toronto ON M5V 2Z1
Tel: 416-850-5755
Email: [email protected]