Sunshine Foundation

Sunshine Welcomes Two New Board Members

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The Sunshine Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Judith Plotkin and Tim Brown to Sunshine’s Board of Directors.  Judith and Tim bring extensive experience in business development, strategic leadership and Board governance.  Their respective experiences will help Sunshine continue to successfully grant transformative dreams to children living with severe physical disabilities and life threatening illnesses and compliment the expertise of the standing Board.

Judith currently works as Vice President of Health and Wellness at People Corporation. Judith is a successful business developer with a passion for strategic growth.  She has over 25 years’ experience in the health and wellness field with an emphasis on growing employee assistance, disability management and other health focused employer sponsored programs.  She frequently speaks and publishes on the topic of employee mental health and healthy workplaces.  She holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Ryerson University.  Judith recently completed her Corporate Director certificate at the Rotman School of Business and has served on a variety of industry boards.  She is a retired hockey and soccer mom, born and raised in Toronto. In her free time she enjoys yoga and fitness -- she admits to being a "foodie" who loves eating but not cooking.

Tim is currently the Vice President of the Industrial Business Group for 3M Canada.  He joined 3M Canada in 1989. Throughout his 3M career, Tim has held several leadership positions in sales, marketing and operations and most recently served as Master Black Belt within 3M’s Lean Six Sigma organization.  And prior to that role, Tim was the Vice President for the Health Care Business Group.  Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Western Ontario.  He has served on Boards for both public and private companies including the Board of Directors for St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation.  His board experience also includes MEDEC, the national association serving the Canadian medical technology industry.  Tim is a Past President of the Dental Industry Association of Canada and has served in an advisory capacity to the Canadian College of Health Service Executives.  Tim is active in his community having served as a leader with various sports organizations and has acted as a corporate advisor for Junior Achievement.  Tim and his wife Rebecca, have two children, Allison and Cameron.

Sunshine’s vital mission is governed by a volunteer-based, national Board of Directors with diverse expertise in health care, finance, business and the public service. 

Learn more about Sunshine's Board of Directors

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