Board

Board of Directors

The Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Chair of the Board can be reached at info@simkincentre.ca

  • Gerry Kaplan (Chair)
  • Avrum Senensky (Vice Chair)
  • Selma Gilfix (Past Chair)
  • Al Benarroch
  • David Cohen
  • Howard Collerman
  • Meira Gisser
  • Jane Kraut
  • Karen Leggat
  • Heather Pullan
  • Jennifer Schacter
  • Emily Shane
  • Carla Shapiro
  • Penny Yellen

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is an esteemed group of former Board members, major donors and trusted advisors who have been instrumental in the growth of the Centre and the well-being of it’s Residents.

  • Leonard Asper
  • David Devere, C.A.
  • Martin Erlichman
  • Raymond Kives
  • Leonard Podheiser
  • Gordon Pullan, Q.C.
  • Charles Shore
  • Myra Wolch

Past Chairs

  • Selma Gilfix (2018-2020)
  • Saul Greenberg (2016-2018)
  • Jonathan B. Kroft (2014-2016)
  • Dr. E. A. (Ted) Lyons O.C. (2012-2014)
  • Bill Brownstone (2011-2012)
  • Phyllis Spigelman z”l and Jack Litvack z”l (Co-Chairs) (2008-2011)
  • Robert Kopstein z”l (2005-2008)
  • Evelyn Katz z”l (1998-2005)
  • Sid Halpern (1995-1998)
  • Justice Nathan Nurgitz z”l (1992-1995)
  • William Goldberg z”l (1991-1992)
  • Gordon Pullan (1977-1991)
  • Abe Kanee z”l (1956-1977)
  • David Thompson z”l (1954-1955)
  • N. Chmelnitsky z”l (1951-1953)
  • Sam Kanee z”l (1950-1951)
  • J.H. Hecht z”l (1949)
  • O. Hochman z”l (1946-1948)
  • Mandel Lyons z”l (1944-1945)
  • J. Shuckett z”l (1943)
  • Joseph Gershfield z”l (1938-1942)
  • Esaac Greenberg z”l (1928-1937)
  • Abraham Slobinsky z”l (1924-1927)
  • Jacob A. Chmelnitsky z”l (1919-1923)
  • Shnayer Z. Kossoy z”l (1917-1918)
  • Joseph Genzer z”l (1915-1917)