ROM Trustees

The Royal Ontario Museum is an agency of the Government of Ontario. The Board of Trustees is the governing authority for the Museum, responsible for its policies, its operational continuity and the collections and other assets which the Museum holds in trust for the people of Ontario.

The board consists of 21 Trustees - 15 are appointed, three are ex-officio members and three are elected by ROM members. The provincial government makes appointments through the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Trustees are volunteers who are dedicated to public service and the ROM’s well-being and long-term stability.


  • Bonnie Brooks, Chair
    President and CEO, The Hudson's Bay Co.
  • Danuta Buczynski
  • Janet Carding  
    ex-officio, Director & CEO, Royal Ontario Museum
  • Portrait of Martha Durdin Martha Durdin
    President & CEO, Credit Union Centre of Canada
  • Meric Gertler
    ex-officio, President, University of Toronto
  • Ronald Graham
  • Judy Goldring
    ex-officio, Governing Council, University of Toronto
  • Christopher W. Jamroz
    President & COO
    GardaWorld Cash Services
  • Anne LindseyAnne Lindsey
  • Kevin M. Morris
    Tory's LLP
  • Laurie H. Pawlitza
    Torkin Manes LLP
  • Nita Reed
  • Elaine Roper
  • Ray Sharma
    Founder & President, XMG Studio Inc.
  • Keith Spence
    President & Partner
    Global Mining Capital
  • Atul Tiwari
    Managing Director, Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.
  • Carol Wilding, Vice Chair
    President/CEO, Toronto Region Board of Trade
  • Fred WaksFred Waks
    President & COO, RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust
  • University Relations, University of TorontoJudith Wolfson University of Toronto Representative
  • Mohammad Al Zaibak
    President & CEO, CDM Information Inc.