John McLernon is President of McLernon Consultants Ltd., a private consulting company. He is Honorary Chairman and Co-Founder of the Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Group of Companies, of which he was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman for 25 years. He is also Chairman of Village Farms International Inc. and City Office REIT (CIO), both public companies, and on Advisory Boards of Canadian Urban Limited and The Mark Anthony Group Inc.
Richard McKerracher held key leadership roles with Sauder Industries Limited and its affiliates from 1989 until his retirement in 2010, including Senior Vice President, Finance and six years as President. Mr. McKerracher is a former Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of NuHeat Industries Limited, a private company, a former Director of Pacific Insight Electronics Corp., a public company and a former Director and Chair of Audit Committee of International Forest Products Limited, a public company. Mr. McKerracher is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a former partner of a predecessor firm of KPMG LLP. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia.
Hugh Smythe held key leadership roles, including 20 years as President of Resort Operations with Intrawest Corporation, a public company, from 1986 until his retirement in 2009.