Board of Directors

Executive Committee

The foundation is administered by a volunteer Board of Directors. These passionate individuals are committed to giving back to the community and giving our youth the encouragement they need to reach their educational potential. The Board of Directors includes the Chair, Secretary and Treasurer, and is supported by the Vice-President.

Cam Davis, Ph.D.
Chair/President
Cam Davis is the Canadian representative for ESOMAR, the world marketing research organization. He was president of the predecessor to Marketing and Research Intelligence Association and former editor of the Canadian Journal of Marketing Research. He has worked at Nortel, The Conference Board of Canada and Decima Research. Cam is currently the Managing Director of Social Data Research, an independent market research firm specializing in social media as well as online focus groups. Cam is a founding member of the Columbia International Scholarship Endowment Fund.
Jeffrey Teal, LLB
Secretary
Jeffrey Teal is a Partner of Scarfone Hawkins LLP and a member of the Canadian Bar Association and Hamilton Law Association. Jeff’s practice covers all aspects of business law from simple transactional work to matters related to the governance of large national and international corporations. Jeff is actively involved in the community participating as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Dundas Valley School of Art, Hamilton Golf and Country Club, Hamilton Club and Holimont Ski Club.
Bob Schwab
Treasurer
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Ron Rambarran, OCT
Vice President
Ron Rambarran is a graduate of McMaster University and University of Toronto. Ron has worked for Columbia International College (CIC) since 1980 serving as Vice Principal from 1995 to 2007 and Principal from 2008 to 2016. He is currently Principal of the Canada eSchool, wholly owned subsidiary of CIC. Ron was the elected Private School Representative on the first Governing Council of the Ontario College of Teachers and the past Chair of the Independent School Associations of Ontario. Ron’s community involvement includes the Industry-Education Council, Hamilton Housing Authority, founding director of the Hamilton Training Advisory Board, thrice past Chair and 20+ years serving on the board of Hamilton Crime Stoppers. He was the 2005 recipient of Hamilton Spectator's Publisher's Award for Education and the 2015 recipient of Crime Stoppers International Civilian of the Year award.

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