TODD ROSS

Todd Ross is a Public Affairs Consultant with a focus on community and government relations. He is currently the Indigenous Advisor at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus.

 

Todd was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces and served on the HMCS Saskatchewan as a Naval Combat Information Operator. He was one of three representative plaintiffs in the Ross, Roy, Satalic vs Canada class action suit. A suit brought forward on behalf of current and former employees of the federal public service who endured a campaign to purge members of the LGBTQ2 community from the federal government. He now serves as a Director on the LGBT Purge Fund – a multimillion dollar fund for reconciliation and memorialization measures. 

He is also the Co Chair of Rainbow Veterans Canada, President of Charlotte County Pride, Chair of the Charlotte County Fall Fair, a member of the St. Andrews Environmental Advisory Committee and is a board member of the Charlotte County Museum

He has served as a senior Advisor to Ontario’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care as well as to the President of the Métis Nation of Ontario. 

He has worked with corporate, government and non-profit clients and brings a vast amount of professional experience in health care and Indigenous relations including as an Indigenous health systems planner and on the senior management team of a hospital.   

 

Todd attended the University of New Brunswick and recently completing his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science at York University. 

 

Todd has previously served on a number of organizations. These include:

  • Chair, Toronto and York Region Métis Council

  • Chair, City of Toronto Atmospheric Fund

  • Founding Member, Rainbow Railroad

  • Co Chair, Friends For Life Bike Rally

  • Co Chair, Toronto AIDS Vigil

  • Chair Emeritus, Wellesley Central Residences

  • President, Toronto Centre Provincial Liberal Association

  • Vice President, Anishnawbe Health Toronto

  • Vice President, Toronto Region, Ontario Liberal Party

  • Vice Chair, St Jude Community Homes

  • Member, City of Toronto Aboriginal Affairs Committee

  • Associate member, Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council

  • Board member, Toronto Danforth Federal Liberal Association

  • Board member, Toronto Danforth Provincial Liberal Association

  • Board member, Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto

  • Board member, Canadian Human Rights Voice

  • Steering committee member, Toronto HIV/AIDS Network

  • Steering committee member, Keep the Promise Canada

 

Todd lives in St Andrews, New Brunswick with his partner Kirk.

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