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.
Stephen W. Bowman, Chair
Vice Chair & Toronto Managing Partner, Bennett Jones LLP
Rita Shelton Deverell, CM, EdD, Co-Vice Chair
RJ Deverell Productions
Ian Madell, Co-Vice Chair
Managing Partner, President, LEVEL5 Strategy Group
Ex-Officio, Director & CEO, Royal Ontario Museum
President, Lind Equipment Ltd.
Principal, Bellwether Communications
Chant Public Affairs Inc.
Executive Chairman, Rubicon Strategy Inc.
- Neera Chopra
Ex-officio, President, University of Toronto
Senior Vice-President and National Sector Lead, Energy + Industrials, Hill + Knowlton Strategies
- Marion Ho
Director of Government Relations, Insurance Bureau of Canada
Ex-officio, Governing Council, University of Toronto
Principal, Canton Advisory Services
Chief Executive Officer, North Edge Properties Ltd.
Partner, Goodmans LLP
Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary, Choice Hotels Canada
ROM Senior Administration
ROM Senior Administration oversee all aspects of Museum work, from collections management to finances to visitor services. They ensure that the ROM is managed according to the Museum's mission and objectives, Board policy and the accepted standards of the larger museum community.
Director & CEO
Deputy Director for Museum Operations & Chief Operating Officer
Deputy Director, Engagement
Deputy Director & Chief Financial Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Chief Facilities Officer, Capital Development & Facilities
Chief Digital Officer
Senior Vice President for Exhibition & Gallery Development
Senior Vice President for Exhibition & Gallery Planning
Vice President, Marketing & Brand
Vice President, Major Project Management
Vice President for Public Affairs
Vice President, Natural History
Vice President, Programs, Events & Commercial Services
Vice President, Art & Culture
Vice President, Learning and Programs
Vice President, Communications & Publishing
Associate Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships
ROM Governors Senior Administration
President & CEO
Vice President, Philanthropy
Vice President, Engagement & Marketing
The ROM Board of Governors is a federally incorporated private sector Board, responsible for the ROM’s long-term financial health and for the growth and management of its financial assets (endowments, capital and flow-through funds).
Heritage Governors are a select group of senior volunteers with extensive records of service and support of the Museum. They advance the objectives of the Royal Ontario Museum acting as important advocates and ambassadors for the Museum’s mission and programs.
The Honorary Trustees are a group of former Trustees who continue to provide extensive service, guidance and support to the Museum.
Ella (Yeti) Agnew
Mohammad Al Zaibak
Maurice F. Anderson
Salvatore (Sal) M. Badali
Lawrence S. Bloomberg
Gerald E. Boyce
Bonnie Brooks, C.M.
Donald R. Brown, Q. C.
Allen B. Clarke
Jack Cockwell, C.M.
Susan E. Crocker
James E. Cruise
David De Abreu
Hon. Nicole Eaton
Lloyd S. Fogler, Q.C.
Robert T. Gillespie
Martha J. Hogarth
Deanna L. Horton
Rodger E. Inglis
Christopher W. Jamroz
Peter S. Janson
Thomas E. Kierans
Won J. Kim
Stanley P. Kwan
Sandra D. Lawrence
Michael A. Levine
Anne Y. Lindsey
Stephens B. Lowden
Leila J. MacKenzie
Mme. A. Martin
Brenda J. McCutcheon
William L. McDonald
Alan C. Middleton
Prof. Marilyn L. Pilkington
John F. Prato
Edison J. Quick
Joan R. Randall
Jean M. Read
Flavia C. Redelmeier
John A. Rhind
Julie Rekai Rickerd
Dr. Colin F. Saldanha
Thomas H. Savage
Warren S. Seyffert
Joseph (Joey) M. Tanenbaum, C.M.
Richard S. Wernham
David J. Winfield