Volunteer Leadership

The Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF is supported by a group of dedicated individuals that provide volunteer leadership and vision for the event. Our National Ride Cabinet is engaged in being champions for JDRF's mission, and to mobilize the Ride to achieve fundraising results, critical to funding research.

National Ride Cabinet:

  • Réjean Tremblay - AON Hewitt (Montreal)

Cabinet Members:

  • Lorne Shiff - L.C. Original Build (Toronto)
  • Howard McCann - Cushman Wakefield (Edmonton)
  • Francoise Cassidy - Director, Payroll, Pensions and Benefits, Wawanesa Insurance (Winnipeg)
  • Ryan MacDonald - Managing Partner, Energy Assurance, Ernst & Young LLP (Calgary)
National Ride Council Members:
  • Mark E. Rose - Chairman, Avison Young
  • Mark Renzoni - President and Chief Executive Officer, CBRE Limited in Canada
  • Matt Varey - Senior Vice President of the Mortgage Specialist Sales Force, RBC
  • Martin Thibodeau - Regional President, British Columbia, RBC
  • Graham Anderson - Vice President, Risk Management, Scotiabank
  • Jeff Sinclair, CEO & Co-Founder Eventbase Technology Inc.