TODD ROSS

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Todd Ross is a Public Affairs Consultant with a focus on community and government relations. 

 

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 was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces and served on the HMCS Saskatchewan as a Naval Combat Information Operator. He is one of three representative plaintiffs in the Ross, Roy, Satalic versus 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 involved in several community organizations and is currently on the board of Rainbow Veterans Canada, President of Charlotte County Pride, a member of the St. Andrews Environmental Advisory Committee, a member of the Heather Curling Club and is actively involved in the federal and provincial liberal parties in New Brunswick. 

 

He has studied political science with a focus on Canadian systems of government at the University of New Brunswick and at York University. 

 

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

 

  • Chair of the Toronto and York Region Métis Council

  • Member of the City of Toronto Aboriginal Affairs Committee

  • Associate Member of the Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council

  • Chair of the City of Toronto Atmospheric Fund

  • Vice President of Anishnawbe Health Toronto

  • Vice President of the Ontario Liberal Party

  • President of the Toronto Centre Provincial Liberal Association

  • Board member of the Toronto Danforth Federal Liberal Association

  • Board member of the Toronto Danforth Provincial Liberal Association

  • Chair Emeritus of the Wellesley Central Residences

  • Founding Member of Rainbow Railroad

  • Vice Chair of St Jude Community Homes

  • Board member at the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto

  • Board member at Canadian Human Rights Voice

  • Steering Committee of the Toronto HIV/AIDS Network

  • Co Chair of the Friends For Life Bike Rally

  • Co Chair of the Toronto AIDS Vigil

  • Steering Committee for Keep the Promise Canada

 

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