David Johnson, Director
Appointed by the government of Canada in June 2008
David Johnson was a member of the provincial Parliament for six years; four years as a Cabinet Minister with portfolios encompassing Chair of Management Board of Cabinet, Government House Leader, Minister of Health and Minister of Education and Training. Prior to these activities, Mr. Johnson was Opposition Critic for Municipal Affairs & Finance for two years.
He sat as an Alderman for East York for 10 years, as a Commissioner for East York Hydro for 10 years, as a member of Toronto Council for 12 years and as Mayor of East York for 10 years. Mr. Johnson sat as President and CEO for the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation for 1.5 years and as Chair of the Ontario Municipal Board for three years.
He holds a bachelor of science degree from McMaster University and a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Waterloo. Employed by Imperial Oil for 14 years, he held portfolios in systems, computer services and public affairs.