Our investors are represented by a reputable, experienced and independent board of Trustees who overlook the key decisions of the REIT on their behalf.
Donald Leitch, Q.C.
Independent Trustee & Chairman
Don Leitch is the Managing Partner of the Calgary office of Dentons Canada LLP, a global law firm, and is a member of the National Management Committee of Dentons Canada LLP. Don is recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada 2013, 2014 and 2015. He has acted for public mutual funds, private venture capital funds and limited partnerships. Mr. Leitch has extensive securities experience and expertise in general corporate law, oil & gas law and commercial transactions and has acted as an officer and director for a number of private and public entities including sitting on the Governance, Compensation and Audit Committees of such entities. He is also a member of the Calgary Advisory Committee for the TSX Venture Exchange. Don holds
a BSc degree in Chemistry, a BEd degree and his LLB.
Independent Trustee & Chair of Audit Committee
Ron Gratton is a chartered accountant and President of Strathdale Investment Management Ltd. providing consulting services and co-investment in a number of areas. He is also an officer of McCaig Real Estate Ltd., a private real estate investment corporation. Mr. Gratton is a former tax partner with
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Calgary and has spent most of his career maximizing wealth for individual and corporate clients. Mr. Gratton earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.
Richard Carl is an independent businessman based in Toronto, Ontario. He is the past President and Chief Operating Officer of AGS Capital Corp., a family holding company with interests in oil and gas, metals and mining and real estate. In his capacity at AGS Capital Corp. he was also the Executive Chairman of Canada Fluorspar Inc. (CFI), a TSX-V listed mining company and the CEO and Chair of the Management Committee of Newpsar which was CFI’s joint venture formed with Arkema Inc. to develop the Fluorspar deposits at St Lawrence, NL. Mr. Carl has extensive public and private company board experience including sitting on Compensation and Governance, Audit and Special Committees of these companies. Mr. Carl earned his Bachelor of Commerce and Finance degree from the University of Toronto and also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Domenic Mandato is the President and Chief Executive Officer of both the Trust and the Administrator and is the sole director of the Administrator. He is also the founder of the Existing LPs. He is a real-estate investor and entrepreneur specializing in the acquisition of commercial and residential buildings.