Young boy with his Autism Assistance Dog Guide

Our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is instrumental in successfully leading Lions Foundation in its efforts to provide Dog Guides at no cost to Canadians with disabilities. Each member sits on the board for a three year term, with the exception of the Chair.

Executive Officers

Angela Sharbot, PDG

Board Chair

Mel Foat

Past Board Chair

Susan Sangster

Treasurer / Director, New Brunswick

Willie Brown, PDG

Secretary / Director, Manitoba, NW Ontario & Nunavut


Linda Baltzer

Director, Nova Scotia

Garry Beaudry

Director, Saskatchewan

Nancy Chiasson

Director, Ontario

Paul Cousins

Director, Prince Edward Island

Maurice Pouliot

Director, Quebec

Frances Sawiak

Director, Alberta & Northwest Territories

Richard Simonson

Director, British Columbia & Yukon

Lion Sam Wells, PDG

Director, Newfoundland & Labrador