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Cheryl Grammer-President

 

Director since 2017

Cheryl is a former strategy consultant with over 15 years experience advising large  Canadian companies on global operational strategy. She holds a Bachelor of  Applied  Science with Honours in Mechanical Engineering from U of T and an MBA  from the  Schulich School of Business. When she left the corporate world to focus  on her family  and philanthropic causes, she joined the board and executive of  Robbins Hebrew Academy (formerly United Synagogue Day School) and went on  to chair the Beth Tzedec-USDS joint Building Committee. After climbing  Kilimanjaro in 2011 she founded Grads Go Global, a grassroots charity created to unite Toronto’s high school grads in raising awareness and funds for Amani  Children’s Home, an organization dedicated to rescuing and educating street  children in Tanzania. Between 2012-2019 Grads Go Global raised over $200,000   for Amani, and Cheryl continues to sit on the board of Friends of Amani Canada. Cheryl and her husband Mark have been long term members of Habonim, where Mark celebrated his Bar Mitzvah over 40 years ago. More recently, their sons also celebrated their Bar Mitzvahs at Habonim. Cheryl joined the Habonim Board in 2017 and the executive in 2019, and has spearheaded many of the new programming initiatives. Cheryl will bring her leadership skills and strength in strategic planning and operational management to her new position as President of the Board. 

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