We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who provide strategic oversight to ensure that all our resources are used in pursuit of our mission and mandate. The directors come from various backgrounds and lend their expertise and guidance to help us continue to innovate and provide the right aid to the right people at the right time.
Gord Martineau is the iconic former anchor of CityNews at Six where he worked as Senior Anchor for 39 years. Martineau earned a reputation as one of Toronto’s favorites and was honored with many awards including The Academy Of Canadian Cinema and Television’s Humanitarian Award, Canada’s Best News Anchor and the Toronto Sun’s favorite seven times. Gord is still active with several charitable causes and has traveled the world chronicling the lives of people who struggle to survive in the developing world.
Rahul Singh founded the David McAntony Gibson Foundation (DMGF) in 1998 to honour the memory of his best friend. He has personally led over 30 GlobalMedic missions around the world and is the charity’s Executive Director. Singh has been a professional emergency worker since 1988. In 2009, Singh received Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 award from Caldwell Partners and in 2010 was named as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. In 2012, he was invested as an officer of the Order of Ontario.
Sean Reid has been employed with one of Canada’s leading financial institutions for over 20 years. He provides support for both organizational direction and initiatives undertaken. Sean has been on the board of GlobalMedic since its establishment in 2002 and continues to provide strategic support to the charity and its mission.
Jim Dainard has over 19 years experience as an accountant. Jim is a Chartered Professional Accountant and an Honours graduate with a Bachelors degree in Accounting from the Goodman School of Business at Brock University. He spent the first part of his career in public accounting, primarily with BDO Dunwoody LLP, then moved to IT and financial services. Jim has been in the mining industry for the last 10+ years, building a northern Canada gold mine. Jim brings significant leadership and financial expertise to the GlobalMedic team.