Our Board

Our board of directors is comprised of prominent and concerned Canadians who oversee the activities of Drug Free Kids Canada and guide the staff to achieve its goals.

The current board of directors is comprised of fifteen people from across Canada. The current members of the board are:

  • Richard W. Pound Q.C.

    Richard W. Pound Q.C.

    Chair Emeritus

    Counsel at Stikeman Elliott and Member of the International Olympic Committee

  • Paul Allison

    Paul Allison

    Board Chair

    Chairman and CEO of Raymond James Ltd.

  • R. James McCoubrey

    R. James McCoubrey

    Director

    Past Chair, Member of the Finance and Risk Management and Revenue Committees

    Former Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer & interim President of CBC

  • Nicolas Caprio

    Nicolas Caprio

    Director

    Sr. V.P. National Operations, Shoppers Drug Mart Corp.

  • France Chrétien Desmarais

    France Chrétien Desmarais

    Director

    Businesswoman and Philanthropist

  • Lucie Dutil F.S.A., F.I.C.A.

    Lucie Dutil F.S.A., F.I.C.A.

    Director

    Consultant, Pension and Benefits

  • Tracy Ewing

    Tracy Ewing

    Director

    Member of the Board Governance and Revenue Committees

    Communications Consultant

  • Dimitri Gourdin

    Dimitri Gourdin

    Director

    Member of the Marketing Comittee

    Executive Vice-President Strategy/Communications, Groupe V Média Inc.

  • Jean-Michel Lavoie, B.Pharm., MBA

    Jean-Michel Lavoie, B.Pharm., MBA

    Director

    AVP Product Development for Group Benefits,  Sun Life Financial

  • Raymonde Lavoie

    Raymonde Lavoie

    Director

    Member of the Marketing Committee
    Strategy and Development – Cundari Montreal

  • Christophe Lecomte

    Christophe Lecomte

    Director

    Chair of the Audit & Risk Management Committee

    Entrepreneur, Land – Return Inc. / TBL Consulting


  • Lisa Mierins-Smith

    Lisa Mierins-Smith

    Director

    Member of the Revenue Committee

    CEO, Mierins Automotive Group

  • Rich Padulo

    Rich Padulo

    Director

    Member of the Marketing Committee

    President – Padulo X

  • Julie Payette

    Julie Payette

    Director

    Astronaut, Engineer and Administrator

  • Marc Paris

    Marc Paris

    Leadership

    Executive Director

  • Nicole Levac

    Nicole Levac

    Media Partners Relations Coordinator

  • Susan K. Hutt

    Susan K. Hutt

    Digital Marketing/Social Media Coordinator