The CRRF welcomes Nancy Rosenfeld to the Foundation as an addition to the Board of Directors effective July 1, 2021 for a term of three years.
Nancy Rosenfeld is a strategic, creative and passionate executive. Her expansive career in public service has spanned the fields of culture, health, justice, education, community, the environment, politics and philanthropy.
She presently works as a strategic planning consultant.
As an Executive with the Bronfman Family Foundations for over 20 years, Ms. Rosenfeld co-created and launched innovative programs such as C-Vert for emerging teen environmental leaders, Semin-Arts and Post Graduate Fellowships in support of visual artists, and the ProMontreal Entrepreneur Fund for start-ups.
As a special advisor to Mayor Pierre Bourque she ensured that the special needs of the Anglophone and Ethnic Communities in Montreal were met and professionally led the committee that developed the Intercultural Policy of the City of Montreal.
She has shared her insight and expertise as a Board member of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, the Foreign Relations Council of Montreal, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Advocacy, C2 Montréal, the Trans Canada Trail, and Philanthropic Foundations Canada.
Because of her devotion to women’s equality, social change and youth entrepreneurship, Ms. Rosenfeld has been asked to serve as a judge for Startupfest, the Women Deliver Social Enterprise Pitch Contest, the Bloomberg Genesis Generation Challenge and the MacArthur Foundation 100&Change competition.
Ms. Rosenfeld has been recognized for her exemplary contributions to Quebec and Canadian society when she was named among the Top 20 de la Diversité Media Mosaïque, and as a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Outstanding Service Award from the JGH Foundation.