Anthony Odoardi: President

Anthony Odoardi, Deputy Chief, Peel Regional Police (PRP), began his career in 1995 with the Halton Regional Police where he worked in all aspects of Operations and Administration.  At the rank of Superintendent, Anthony led a number of strategic and innovative police initiatives, including the Public Safety Broadband Network (PSBN).  Anthony also provided oversight for special projects including enhancing police response and services for sexual assault survivors and implementation of electronic notes integration for front line officers.  In 2015, Anthony served as a Security Commander for the Pan AM Games and currently sits on the Board of Directors for RADIUS Child and Youth Services.

 

In June 2020, Anthony was hired as Deputy Chief with Peel Regional Police, and is responsible for Innovation and Technology Command.  Anthony hit the ground running by initiating PRP’s Digital Officer Transformation Program with a vision of becoming one of North America’s most progressive and innovative police services—through improving the tools and supports available for over 3000 PRP members.  Anthony implemented PRP’s first ever I.T. Strategic Roadmap and Frontline Mobile Strategy.  Anthony also serves as the Managing Director of the PSBN Innovation Alliance (PIA).  The PIA aims to provide a reliable, cost effective and cyber-secure data communication network to all first responders and critical infrastructure partners in Ontario and across Canada. More recently, Deputy Chief Odoardi was named as Chair of the Ontario Association Chiefs of Police Interagency Advisory Panel  for Next Generation-911.  Deputy Chief Odoardi also current serves as the Executive Sponsor of the PRP / OHRC Human Rights project aimed at identifying and eliminating system discrimination in policing.

Christina Fox: Treasurer

Christina Fox is a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Toronto, specializing in providing service to asset management, pension and financial services clients. She has more than 17 years of professional experience, 5 of which were in the United States. She is a licensed CPA both in Canada and the U.S. and services global and North American clients. Christina is the leader of PwC Toronto’s Pension practice Centre of Excellence servicing pension and asset management clients across Canada.  She is the Treasurer and a member of the Board of the Children’s Bridge Adoption Consultants, in addition to her role with Radius.  She was the formerly the Chair of the Board of the Adoption Counsel of Ontario and is a proud adoptive parent. Christina is a mother of an energetic second grader and three furry babies too. She and her husband David share a view that community involvement is an important part of being a meaningful contributor to the health and welfare of our current and future society.

Carolyn McCarney: Secretary

Carolyn McCarney is lead counsel at McCarney Law, a boutique law firm offering legal research, writing, and litigation support services. Carolyn acquired her Bachelor of Arts with Honours from McGill University, her Juris Doctor and a Certificate in International Human Rights Law from Queen’s University, and a Certificate in Construction Law from OsGoode Hall Law School. Called to the Bar in 2011, Carolyn has appeared before various levels of Courts and Tribunals in civil litigation, commercial litigation, criminal defence, construction lien, and family law matters.  Carolyn has additionally published in several academic journals and has provided editorial or research assistance for numerous other publications.

Jennifer Charlebois: Member-at-Large

Jennifer Charlebois is a communications and media professional with experience in a wide range of capacities, from marketing and publicity, media relations, and journalism, to corporate, strategic and crisis communications. She has been a Radius Board Member-At-Large since 2018, and she sits on the Governance Committee. Jennifer is currently the Senior Communications Manager at SiriusXM Canada.

April Cotton: Member-at-Large

April Cotton, CPA, CA is the President at Breakwater Investments Inc., a single-family office located in Southwestern Ontario. April has extensive experience in accounting and taxation, estate planning, succession planning and philanthropy. She draws on her experience working as a senior manager in taxation at Deloitte LLP where she focused on delivering highly effective tax strategies for private companies.

April is actively involved and committed to her community and has served in key leadership roles on a variety of boards and advisory committees including the McKeil Family Foundation, Pathstone Mental Health, and Alzheimer’s Society Niagara Foundation.

Charles Payette: Member-at-Large

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Michael Ras: Member-at-Large

Michael Ras is Senior Vice President, Counsel Public Affairs and focusses on government relations and strategic communication engagements across Canada. He is Chair of the Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee advising the Ontario Attorney General on judicial officer appointments.  In addition, Michael is a Board member of CareerEdge, a social enterprise giving recent graduates and new Canadians their first career opportunities through paid internships.

Scott Wilkinson: Member-at-Large

Scott Wilkinson is an accomplished FinTech Executive with a track record of conceiving, selling and building innovative products and technology solutions for banks, wealth, and insurance companies.

Scott currently assists Canadian software company, RPM Technologies, to lead and execute business and corporate development strategies.  Prior to RPM, Scott held global Executive roles with Temenos Group AG, a global financial software company, and as a Senior Vice President with International Financial Data Services Canada.

As a Consultant and Executive, Scott has worked with over 50 global financial, consumer and technology companies to assist them in understanding market opportunities and then developing compelling product, distribution and go-to-market strategies to address market needs.

Scott holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto and an M.B.A. with Distinction (Ivey Scholar) from Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University.

Scott is has been of member of the Radius Board since 2014. Scott resides in Oakville, Ontario.

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