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David Tsubouchi, B.A., J.D., LL.D, D.S.Litt., C. Dir

Director (Ministerial Appointee)

David joined the Board in November 2021 and his current term expires April 2024. He is currently a member of the Audit & Risk and Investment Committees.

David’s governance experience includes extensive involvement as a Chair and Director with a wide variety of public sector, private sector, educational and community organizations. He has chaired or been a member of several governance and audit committees on corporate boards.

As an elected official, David represented the riding of Markham in the Ontario Legislature for two terms, during which he held cabinet posts including Solicitor General and Chair of Management Board. David also served two terms as a Councillor for the Town of Markham.

David holds degrees in English (York University) and law (Osgoode Hall Law School). In 2006, he received an Honourary Doctor of Laws Degree (LLD) from Assumption University in Windsor and in 2014 received an Honourary Doctorate of Sacred Letters (DSLitt) from Huntington University in Sudbury. He received his C. Dir. from The Directors College, McMaster University in 2016.

David is the author of five books – Gambatte: Generations of Perseverance and Politics, a Memoir, The Chinese Door series (3 volumes) and Zeke.