Peter A. Adamson, OOnt, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Founder and President
Peter is the Founder of Face the Future™ Foundation which was established as a registered Canadian charity in 1996. He is Professor and past Head of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto. He has served as past President of the Canadian and American Academies of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery. Currently he is President of the International Board for Certification in Facial Plastic Surgery.
Heather Adamson, MBA
Heather holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario and BAH in Economics from Queen’s University. She has experience in corporate strategy, customer experience, marketing and operations. Heather has held positions at organizations including Shoppers Drug Mart and Scotiabank and currently is Senior Director, Marketing Operations at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Heather was also the Event Marketing Chair for “An Evening of Summer Dreams” in support of Camp Oochigeas and has served as Treasurer and Vice President of the Branksome Hall Alumnae Association.
Blair Cowper-Smith, LLB
Blair has served on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for a number of years bringing to the Foundation a background in law, corporate governance and investing. He was a senior partner of McCarthy Tétrault LLP for over 25 years later joining a client, the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), which invests in businesses globally. Blair today sits on a number of boards including Porter Airlines and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority which oversees the affairs of financial services businesses in Ontario such as pension plans, credit unions and insurance companies.
Marco F. Caminiti, BSc, DDS, MEd, Dip OMFS, FRCD(C), FACD
A graduate of McGill University in Anatomy and Dental Studies, Dr. Marco Caminiti served in the Canadian Armed Forces, including with the United Nations. He completed specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) and was a Surgical Education Fellow in the Division of Surgery. He continued as the Walter Lorenz Fellow in Orthognathic Surgery in the Division of OMFS at the Toronto General Hospital and currently is Assistant Professor, Head, and Program Director of OMFS at the Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto. He also serves as Head of OMFS at Humber River Hospital and Surgical Director of the Cleft Lip Palate Program at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Caminiti’s practice and research is focused on surgical orthodontic virtual planning for the management of patients with facial deformities and the development and assessment of surgical skills.
John William Robert Medland, B.Comm., CPA ON
Bob has served as Chief Financial Officer for a number of privately owned companies. He was CFO of The Canadian Securities Exchange for 10 years until his retirement. Bob has acted as a Board Director of many non-profit organizations during his professional career. Currently, he is a member of the Independent Review Committee of Encasa Financial Inc. He has also served as a Director of CIVIX; the Toronto East General Hospital Foundation and Rosedale United Church.
Everton Gooden, MD, FRCSC
Dr. Everton Gooden is an Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon (OHNS) at North York General Hospital. He has been the Division Head of OHNS since 2009 and is a Director of the North York General Foundation Board of Governors. He has held a number of other positions at the hospital including Chief of Staff, Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee and President of the Medical Staff Association. Dr. Gooden is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto. He is also the recipient of the 2017 Harry Jerome Trailblazer Award for his leadership in medicine and community service.
Wendy Thompson, LLB
Wendy is a member of The Law Society of Upper Canada. She is a graduate of the Directors Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors. She has over 30 years’ experience in business law, is a former partner of Gowlings LLP and until retiring was the principal of MaestroLaw, a solo business law practice. She has extensive experience as a director of successful corporations included HomeStars Inc. Wendy is a past director and Rear Commodore of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club, a past director of Bridgepoint Health Foundation and past Chair of the Board of Havergal College and is currently a director of the Bruce Trail Conservancy and chair of Governance Committee of its Board.
Shirley is the principal Interior Designer behind Domain Designs in Toronto, a mother of four and grandmother of twelve. She is also a prominent volunteer in the city’s charitable fundraising sector having Co-Chaired the community’s largest and most star-studded fundraising event, The Brazilian Ball, in 2008.
Ginnie is a retired schoolteacher who has always been involved with children, particularly those in need. She has been an active supporter of Face the Future™ Foundation’s annual fundraising event as well as other charitable causes within the city. Ginnie is a member of the Planning Committee for Chrysalis – the Foundation’s annual event and brings a wealth of experience to the Committee. Ginnie is married to Tom Wright, has three daughters and is a grandmother to four grandchildren.