Board Readiness Program, Panel 5

Date February 15, 2018
Location McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Time 4:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Toronto CREW Board Readiness Program

Fifth session in our sold-out member-only program.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Toronto Dominion Centre 
66 Wellington Street West, Suite 5300

Panel 5: The Search: Where to start? Who to speak to? Who's looking? What are they looking for?


Godyne Sibay, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Godyne Sibay is McCarthy Tétrault’s Regional Managing Partner for Ontario and is a partner in the firm's Real Property, Project Development and Infrastructure. She has extensive experience in project development, public-private partnerships, public procurement and real estate including acquisition, disposition, leasing and construction matters. Significant landmark infrastructure and development projects across Canada include numerous PPP and other projects involving hospitals, power, transportation, universities, hotels, forensic facilities, police facilities, condominium, commercial, mixed use and professional sport facilities.


Lisa Heidman, LL.B., ICD.D, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Arlington Partners International, a premier management consulting firm that specializes in exceptional Board, CEO, Legal and Senior Executive Search, Talent Management and Board Advisory. Lisa has made a significant footprint in the not-for-profit, academic, healthcare and public sectors.

Stephanie MacKendrick is a well-respected leader and innovator whose hallmarks are integrity and intelligence, with a background in journalism, corporate communications, not-for-profit leadership and board governance. She served as President of the Board of The International Alliance for Women, then serving more than 40 women’s networks representing over 40,000 women.

Deborah Rosati is an accomplished corporate director, entrepreneur, FCPA and certified Corporate Director (ICD.D) with more than 30 years of experience in technology, consumer, retail, private equity and venture capital. An experienced Audit Committee and Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee chair, Deborah provides extensive knowledge as a Corporate Director.

Josephine Victoria Yam is CEO & Co-Founder of B3 Canada, a purpose-driven organization dedicated to building breakthrough boards by matching and training highly skilled and diverse corporate employees to take leadership roles on non-profit boards. Before co-founding B3 Canada, Josephine was Executive Director of the Environmental Law Centre of Alberta.