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Board of Directors

Linbrook School is a not-for-profit, independent day school and Oakville’s only boys’ school. Linbrook’s Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the fiduciary responsibilities, ensuring the integrity of the school’s mission and providing strategic direction to the Head of School.  Board Members are appointed to two-year term limits, with a maximum of four terms.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mark Cummings
Mark is the Chair of the Linbrook Board of Directors. He has served on the Board since 2014, and his son currently attends Linbrook. Mark’s experience as the Chair of previous Boards like the Boy Scouts of Canada Haliburton Club and Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Toronto, as well as Chair of Boards in the private sector while acting as CEO of ScotiaLife Financial and CEO of Teachers Life, make him a valuable Chair of the Board for our school.

Carrie DeGroote
Carrie has served on the Linbrook Board of Directors since 2014. She is the parent of two alumni of Linbrook and has been actively involved in many aspects of the school, including support in the founding of Linbrook in 2013.

Joanne Mellon
Joanne is the parent of two Linbrook alumni. Prior to joining the Board, she was a member of the Parents’ Association, in which she volunteered her time to many events, and she also served as “Class Parent” on multiple occasions.  Joanne has acted on the Linbrook Board of Directors since December 2019.

Tim Tochor
Tim has been a member of the Board of Directors at Linbrook since December 2019 and is also very actively involved in the Parents’ Association. His son currently attends Linbrook.

Qi Qi
Qi is the parent of both an alumni and a current student of Linbrook.  She has served on the Board of Directors since December 2019 and is also actively involved in supporting members of Linbrook’s Chinese community.

Amber Way
Amber is the Head of School at Linbrook.  She is the founder and an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors. Her son has been attending Linbrook since 2014.

Mike Packowski
Mike is the Principal of Linbrook. He is also the secretary and an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors.

The Linbrook Board of Directors and the leadership team at Linbrook welcome suggestions, questions or applications to join the Board. If you would like to submit expressions of interest for consideration to join the Board, please send an email to the following address: board@linbrook.ca.