Toni Silberman was Co-ordinator, Special Programs, for the Ontario Human Rights Commission, from 1990 to 1997, and Executive Assistant to the Chief Commissioner and Director, Public Affairs from 1982 to 1990. Previously, she worked as a private management and research consultant, as well as a consulting associate with McKay Trost Associates. She has also served as director of Seneca College's part-time learning and TeleCollege programs.
Ms. Silberman has been involved in many community and professional organizations throughout her career. She has been on the Beth Torah Congregation's board of trustees since 2004 and on the board of the Canadian Coalition for Democracies since 2005. From 1983 to 2000, she was an officer and member of the executive of the Canadian Jewish Congress-Ontario Region and served on numerous committees. A member of B'nai Brith since 1984, she has served as chair of the League for Human Rights and in various other capacities.