Cheryl May has worked with the organization since 2014, providing strategic approaches to race relations in Canada. Her experience in social services and innovation provides her with a unique perspective and skillset, as well as extensive knowledge that will assist her in addressing issues across various multicultural communities.
Prior to joining the CRRF, she was Entreprenuer in Residence and the inaugural Practice Lead, Social Innovation, at MaRS. As Executive Director, Skills for Change, she championed innovative approaches to settlement services. As Executive Director, Findhelp Information Services, she led the development of the transformative 211 service in Canada.
She is a recipient of the Ontario Federal Council Leadership through Collaboration Award 2001, Showcase Ontario Diamond Award of Excellence 2000, and Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Head of the Public Service Award of Excellence 2000.