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.
Martha Durdin, Chair
President & CEO, Canadian Credit Union Association
Elaine Roper, Vice-Chair
Partner, Odgers Berndtson
Chief Financial Officer, Equitable Bank
Ex-Officio, Director & CEO, Royal Ontario Museum
President, Chou Associates Management Inc.
David De Abreu
Senior Vice President, Partners and Channels, Enterprise Business Unit, Rogers Communications
Rita Shelton Deverell, CM, EdD
RJ Deverell Productions Writer/Producer/Performer/Scholar
Market Vice President, Indigenous Markets at CIBC
Ex-officio, President, University of Toronto
Senior Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Ex-officio, Governing Council, University of Toronto