Board of Directors

Become a Board Member

Annually, our Board of Directors recruits independent directors from the community.

The process varies from year to year based on needs of the Board and the expiration of terms of its members.

In general, recruitment occurs in the late spring for nominations to occur at our AGM in September.

If you're interested in putting your name forward as a candidate, please forward a resume and cover letter to:

New Board Member: Kevin Hibbert

Dixon Hall welcomes Kevin Hibbert to our Board of Directors.

Kevin serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary at Sprott Inc.. He joined the company in 2014 as the Vice President of Finance before taking on his current role. Kevin brings a breadth of experience in the financial and banking sector – having previously worked as a Controller and Chief Financial Officer for a major Canadian financial institution, specifically under the Canadian investment banking, wealth management and real estate finance subsidiaries. In addition, Kevin has held several other roles in the Canadian financial services and asset management industries including working at a global audit firm where his audit clients included some of the firm’s largest asset management, hedge fund, and investment banking clients. Kevin received a BA honours degree in Management (high distinction) from the University of Toronto and is CPA, CA (Ontario).

We’re thrilled to have Kevin join our Board and look forward to working with him to create positive change in our communities.

New Board Member: Scott Bell

Dixon Hall welcomes Scott Bell as a new member of our Board of Directors.

Scott joins Dixon Hall with 18 years of experience in the legal field, resolving issues for many of Canada’s leading organizations and financial institutions. Currently, Scott is Counsel in the Toronto office of Torys LLP, an international business law firm. Scott’s practice focuses largely on advising large Canadian Pension funds like Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Ontario Teachers’, and OMERS on structuring their investments and acquisitions around the world. . He is a frequent speaker on pension fund investment issues, focusing on investments in:  private equity, infrastructure, real estate, and agriculture. Scott received his honours degree from Huron College at the University of Western Ontario, and Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University.

Scott is heavily involved in the non-profit sector and is Tory’s Program Co-Lead for the LAWS High School Mentoring Program. The LAWs program provides support, guidance, and motivation to high school students who face challenges in school and accessing postsecondary education. He has also provided pro-bono legal work for several Canadian charitable organizations including Frontiers Foundation. Frontiers Foundation is an aboriginal non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the advancement of economically and socially disadvantaged aboriginal communities across Canada.

We are thrilled to have Scott join our Board and look forward to working with him to enhance our community.

New Board Member: Jordana Greenberg

Jordana is a Partner Lead at Google, focused on growing and supporting clients within the personal care & beauty industries. Prior to Google, she worked in management consulting, primarily focused on the financial services sector. Jordana graduated with a degree in Finance and Economics from Rotman Commerce at UofT and completed her post-graduate education from the University of Southern California.

Outside of work, Jordana also co-leads the local chapter of Levo League, which organizes networking events & workshops for young professionals in Toronto. She lives with her husband and dog on the east side of downtown Toronto.


New Board Member: Lisa Smart

Dixon Hall is pleased to welcome Lisa Smart to our Board of Directors.

Lisa has lived in the Regent Park community for over 20 years and refers to herself as an arts enthusiast and youth education advocate.

After graduating from Central Technical High School in 2007, she was awarded a full scholarship to the University of Toronto where she studied English and Women & Gender Studies. However, it was her involvement with student advocacy groups such as the Black Students’ Association and Equity Studies Student Union, as well as volunteering at her old high school that sparked Lisa’s interest in education and community development, especially for youth in communities like Regent Park.

After receiving her Bachelors degree from the University of Toronto in 2011, Lisa worked at Pathways to Education’s Regent Park site. In her current position as the Outreach and Programs Coordinator at Daniels Spectrum she has the opportunity to work collaboratively with various Regent Park agencies including Dixon Hall, to deliver a roster of programs and events geared towards children and youth in the community, allowing her to blend her passion for community arts, development and education, especially amongst children and youth.

In her spare time Lisa loves listening to Hip-Hop and Neo-Soul music, reading autobiographies, watching movies and eating cheese pizza.

We are thrilled to have Lisa join our Board and look forward to working with her to serve even more people in our community than ever before.

2016-2017 Board of Directors

Darren Cooney, Chair
Rod Bolger, Vice-Chair
Martha Tory, Treasurer
Cameron Scrivens, Secretary

Thompson Egbo-Egbo, Director
Barbara Feldberg, Director
Jordana Greenberg, Director
Lisa Smart, Director
Esther Tock, Director
Kevin Hibbert, Director
Scott Bell, Director

Honorary Board Member and Past Board Chair

Barbara Volk