The Hnatyshyn Foundation is incorporated as a national private charity. Its offices are located in Ottawa, Canada. The Foundation’s Board of Directors oversees policy, allocation of funds and investment of endowment income. The Board meets four times per year.

Independent artists, art professionals and representatives of art institutions, drawn from all regions of the country, provide advice on programming, candidate nominations and selections.


Gerda Hnatyshyn, C.C.

Board of Directors

  • Victoria Henry, Chair
  • Susan Aglukark
  • Glen Bloom
  • Jen Budney
  • Karen Hennessey, Secretary
  • Barbara Janes
  • Judith Klassen
  • Leslie McKay, Treasurer
  • Parise Mongrain
  • William Saunderson
  • Y. A. George Hynna, Honorary Counsel


  • Executive Director – Kim Lymburner
  • Executive Assistant – Adam Salmond