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Board of Directors

Bayview Glen is a not-for-profit organization, governed by a Board of Directors, who are volunteers sharing the common goal of upholding the school’s mission statement. Meeting monthly during the academic year, the Board makes decisions relating to the strategic direction of the school.

The Board consists of individuals from our school community such as current parents, Bayview Glen alumni, parents of alumni and individuals from the outside community who wish to further the mission of Bayview Glen.

Directors are screened and selected by the Nominating Committee. Interested individuals may forward their application as vacancies become available.

 

Nick Caduc
Chair of the Board

Mr. Caduc is the Managing Partner of Strateco Partners – a management consulting firm that partners with extraordinary leaders to help them achieve their vision and make a difference in the world. Over his 30 year career, he has held senior corporate positions and has spent the past 20 years serving 100+ companies around the globe, from the Board level to the front line. He is active in his community where he currently serves as the Chair of the Bayview Glen Board and has been a Director since joining in 2008. He is a member of the Tricor Pacific Founders Operating Advisory Council and is also a guest speaker on the topics of strategy, culture, and leadership, having supported organizations such as the University of Toronto’s Rotman School MBA programme, the Make A Wish Foundation, and the CAIS Leadership Institute. Mr. Caduc received his Honours Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Queen’s University, and his MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management – Executive MBA programme. Mr. Caduc lives in Toronto, where he loves spending time with his wife Lianne and their two daughters, Sydney and Alexandra, who both attend Bayview Glen.

 

Dan D’Alessandro

Mr. D’Alessandro was with Kraft Foods for 32 years, holding several marketing and strategic management positions, both in Canada and internationally. His most recent position was Vice President, Cheese and Dairy for Kraft Canada. He participated on several boards including the Association of Canadian Advertisers, Canadian Marketing Association and Dairy Processors Association of Canada. He brings his extensive experience in marketing, strategy and project management along with his learnings from participation on non-profit boards to this Board. Mr. D’Alessandro holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster and an MBA from York University. He is married to Mary and they have three children who have all attended Bayview Glen. Daniel graduated in 2015 and is in his final year of Queen's Commerce, Luca is in Grade 12 and Natalie is in Grade 10. Mr. D’Alessandro joined the Board in September 2007 and serves as Vice Chair and as Chair of the Governance Committee.

 

Eric Borromeo

Mr. Borromeo has over 25 years of experience in both banking and public accountancy and is the Senior Vice President, Credit for Wells Fargo’s Eastern Canada middle market banking operation. He started his career in 1986 at Grant Thornton as an articling student, working in audit and assurance, and then worked at AGF Management as an internal auditor. He joined BNP PARIBAS (Canada) in 1998, initially as an Associate, Corporate Banking, later serving as Vice-President, Leveraged Finance, and finally as Head of Credit Management, where he was responsible for credit management of the bank’s Canadian corporate lending business. In 2010, he joined Scotiabank as Director, Credit Solutions, where he was responsible for credit execution of mid-corporate transactions in a variety of industries. Shortly after it obtained its Canadian banking license, he joined Wells Fargo in 2013. Mr. Borromeo earned both Bachelor of Arts and Master of Accounting degrees in Public Accountancy Studies from the University of Waterloo, Canada and holds the CPA, CA and CFA designations. He is active in coaching, judging and refereeing FIRST robotics. Mr. Borromeo joined the Board in May 2015.

 

Catherine Hands

Catherine Hands is an Associate Professor of Education at Brock University, where she teaches in the Faculty of Education’s Administration and Leadership in Education programme. Dr. Hands obtained her Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Toronto, after a career as an elementary teacher. In addition to teaching administrators and aspiring leaders in graduate-level programmes, Dr. Hands has been an educational researcher and consultant, working with independent schools and Ontario school boards in the Greater Toronto Area in the areas of curricular programming and policy, and she has evaluated board-level parent engagement initiatives on behalf of the Ontario Ministry of Education. 
Dr. Hands maintains her professional connections with the broader community. She belongs to several national and international scholarly education communities, including the Canadian Association for Studies in Educational Administration, the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, the American Educational Research Association and its affiliated special interest group, Family, Schools, and Community Partnerships. Through these organizations, she has worked to promote educational research, and the sharing of knowledge internationally among scholars, educators, community members and policy-makers. She and her husband, Stephen Pinkus, along with their daughter, Erin, have been part of the Bayview Glen family since 2011.

 

Dr. James Kim

Dr. Kim has been a physician for 28 years. He is currently the medical director of the Centres for Pain Management in Brampton. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s University. Dr. Kim is credentialed with the American and Canadian Academies of Pain Management. He sat on two regional ethics boards for clinical trial reviews: previously with the Humber River Regional Hospital Regional Ethics Board and currently with the Advarra Institutional Review Board. Dr. Kim is a graduate of Upper Canada College, and obtained his medical degree at the University of Toronto. He has an MBA from the Rotman School of Management. He is currently the Chair of the BVG Association Committee at Bayview Glen. Dr. Kim joined the Board in November 2012.

 

Paul Mand '92

Mr. Mand is the managing partner at a boutique litigation law firm in Toronto and has extensive experience in sophisticated commercial litigation, representing clients in complex proceedings involving real estate, construction liens, debt collection, security enforcement, mortgage remedies and injunctions. He has appeared at all levels of courts, including The Ontario Court of Appeal. Additionally, Mr. Mand provides litigation support to U.S. Clients in Ontario. Mr. Mand has assisted in the development of the Ontario Bar Admissions course material in Real Estate and has been a part time Faculty Professor at Humber College teaching Business Law in the Business programme. Mr. Mand graduated from Bayview Glen in 1992. After obtaining his Honours Degree from York University in Political Science in 1997, Mr. Mand graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000. He articled with at a top tier firm in Toronto specializing in real estate development. He was admitted to practice law in Ontario in 2002 and admitted to the New York Bar in 2005. Mr. Mand is currently pursuing his Master Degree at the Harvard Extension School. Mr. Mand is married to Gurpreet and has four children, all of whom attend Bayview Glen. Mr. Mand joined the Board in October 2016.

 

Barbara Mason

Ms. Mason is the Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer at Scotiabank with global accountability for Human Resources, Marketing, Communications and Real Estate. As a member of the Bank’s operating committee, she is responsible for helping to determine and guide the overall strategic direction of the Bank. Over her 36 year career at the Bank, she has held progressively senior positions in retail banking, marketing and wealth management. Ms. Mason graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honours degree in Environmental Studies, and is also a graduate of the Queen’s Executive Programme. In 2018, Ms. Mason was recognized by the Government of Canada as one of two Employee Equity Champions and in 2010, she was inducted in Canada’s Most Powerful Women – Top 100 Hall of Fame by the Women’s Executive Network. Ms. Mason is active in her community, sitting on the boards of Bayview Glen School since 2011 and Humber River Hospital. Ms. Mason and her husband Ian have two sons who graduated from Bayview Glen who are proud ‘lifers!’

 

Edward Medeiros

Mr. Medeiros was born, raised and educated in Toronto. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce and has lectured undergraduate Accounting for his alma mater. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, who articled at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Medeiros leads the Group Liquidity and Global Cash Management team within Group Treasury at the Bank of Nova Scotia. He is responsible for the day to day interaction with regulatory and monetary authorities and represents the Bank on various committees. Together with his wife, Vivian Kanargelidis, owner of Sun Glow Window Coverings, they are grateful former Bayview Glen parents of Christian and Zachary Medeiros. Mr. Medeiros and his family have a passion for travel, cooking and photography. Mr. Medeiros has been a Board member since September 2009 and is the Treasurer.

 

Fazila Nurani

Ms. Nurani is the President and Founder of PrivaTech Consulting. PrivaTech has specialized for nearly 20 years in advising organizations as they implement privacy and information security best practices. Ms. Nurani was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2001, after completing a degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Waterloo, and a degree in Law at the University of Toronto. Her legal career began in the Information Technology Law Group at the law firm of Gowling, Lafleur, Henderson LLP and with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Driven by her passion to assist organizations create privacy-conscious environments and systems, Ms. Nurani now advises businesses in a range of industries, including the insurance and health sectors, technology companies and financial service providers. Ms. Nurani is a Certified Information and Privacy Professional, a Certified Information Systems Auditor and an active member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Privacy Section Executive. She also teaches an information management course at the University of Guelph sponsored by the Ontario Association of School Board Officials. Ms. Nurani has two children at Bayview Glen, a son in Grade 12 and a daughter in Grade 11. Ms. Nurani joined the Board in January 2014.

 

Teresa Petrella

Teresa Petrella is a Medical Oncologist at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Petrella has a BSc in Molecular Biology from the University of Western Ontario and completed her MD from Queen’s University. Her Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology training was at McMaster University. She subsequently completed a fellowship in Melanoma and Breast cancer at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre along with a Masters in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University. She is passionate about her patients and her research in new therapies for melanoma and has won multiple research awards. She frequently speaks at both national and international meetings. She currently is the Chair of the Canadian Melanoma Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) and Chairs the Melanoma Provincial Guidelines Group, that set standards of care for the province of Ontario. She is also a mother of 2 boys. Alex is currently in Grade 10 at Bayview Glen, and Joshua was previously at Bayview Glen and is now attending school in the United States. She and her husband, Andrew, and sons Alex and Joshua have been part of the Bayview Glen family for the past 12 years.

 

Lisa Reikman

Ms. Lisa A. Reikman currently serves as Senior Vice-President, Business Banking at TD Bank Group. Ms. Reikman has been with TD since 1987 and has held a number of senior positions including Senior VP & Chief Risk Officer, Canadian Banking and Wealth Management, Senior VP – Commercial National Accounts, Business Banking and Senior VP – Corporate Credit Risk Management. She earned an Honours BSc from the University of Western Ontario in 1985 and an MBA (Finance) from York University – Schulich School of Business in 1987. Ms. Reikman's previous volunteer involvement includes work with a local womens' shelter, a seniors' agency and United Way/Women Gaining Ground. Ms. Reikman has three children at Bayview Glen – Matthew in Grade 12 and Hayley and Kaitlin, both in Grade 10. She joined the Board in October 2018.

 

Naomi Schafler

Mrs. Schafler is the Executive Director of Ontario Track 3 Ski Association, a volunteer-based organization teaching adaptive sports to youth with physical and cognitive disabilities. Presently, she serves on the Disability Steering Committee for the City of Toronto, Parks and Recreation Division. Leveraging skills learned from many volunteer leadership roles, Mrs. Schafler is determined to be an advocate for accessibility and inclusion in our communities. Mentorship wherever possible is a tool in her strategy kit. She is a long-serving class rep and former member of the Old Girls Association Board for her high school alma mater, Havergal College. Her ties to Bayview Glen stem from her son Matthew, a Bayview Glen 2014 graduate. Her daughter, Emma, is at Western University. Mrs. Schafler holds an Honours BA (Arts) from Queen’s University and a Certificate in Corporate Communications from Seneca College. An avid curler and golfer, she also calls herself a recreational watercolourist and amateur photographer. Mrs. Schafler joined the Board in February 2015, and has taken a special interest in overseeing the Bayview Glen Camp. More recently, she has joined the BVG Association Committee.

 

David Steingart

Mr. Steingart is a Chartered Professional Accountant who has had his own public accounting firm since 1986. From 1980 to 1986, he was a partner in a small public accounting firm. A graduate of York University in 1974, he obtained his C.A. (C.P.A) in 1978. For 15 years to 2003, he was a parent at Bayview Glen with his two children, Tara ’02 and James ’03 (a lifetime achiever). 
Mr. Steingart joined the Bayview Glen Board of Directors in 2005 and was Head of Finance until 2012. He continues to be a member of the Finance Committee.

 

Frederick Strahle

Mr. Strahle is the President and Co-Founder of DesTech, a premier IT services company specializing in Professional Services, Managed Services, Technical Education, and Technology Sales. As an entrepreneur with over 30 years in the IT sector, he has significant experience in database technologies, specialized training, building regional sales teams, managing technical consultants, developing business growth strategies, and introducing new services to market. He continues to utilize his strong IT skills to leverage business intelligence and data analytic processes to build business strategies that are both data-driven and aligned with industry needs. Mr. Strahle received his Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. He and his wife, Michele Clemo, became Bayview Glen parents in 2001 and are proud of their two sons, Aaron (Class of 2015) and Colin (Class of 2018), both of whom thrived within the Bayview Glen community. Mr. Strahle joined the Board in February 2015 and is Vice-Chair of the Facilities Committee and Board Secretary.

 

Mitchell Wine

Mr. Wine is a lawyer with a commercial litigation practice at the boutique Toronto law firm of Levine Sherkin Boussidan PC. After graduating from law school, he articled and practiced litigation with the national law firm of McCarthy Tetrault (then McCarthy & McCarthy). Mr. Wine left his law practice in 1988 and in subsequent years was involved with a number of entrepreneurial businesses between 1990 to 2011. Mr. Wine returned to the practice of law in 2012. Mr. Wine received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University in 1979, his law degree from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto in 1982 and his Masters in Business Administration degree from Columbia University, New York in 1989. His son, Tobin, graduated from Bayview Glen in 2013 having started with the school in BG2. Mr. Wine joined the Board in September 2007. Mr. Wine was previously the Chair of the Policy and Risk Management Committee of the Board of Directors and currently serves on two Board committees Policy and Risk Management and Governance.

 

Tracey Wong

Ms. Wong is the Vice President, Consultant Relations at Fidelity Canada Institutional with accountability for overseeing the Canadian Institutional Consultant Relations business. She is also part of the Global Consultant Relations senior executive team with responsibilities to develop strategic plans for future growth while communicating Fidelity value to key global consultants around the world. She has over 22 years of experience in the financial industry and with particular expertise within the institutional pension market in Canada and internationally.  Ms. Wong leads the Women at Work Committee at Fidelity with the objective of increasing the women in finance. She is also a member of the Environmental, Social and Governance Committee at Fidelity. Ms. Wong received a Bachelor of Social Science degree from Carlton University and her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Warwick University in England. Ms. Wong and her husband have two sons attending Bayview Glen, Alexander in Grade 11 and Spencer in Grade 3.   

 

Eileen Daunt
Head of School,
Ex-officio

 

Scott Moore
Chief Financial Officer,
Ex-officio