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Meet Our New Board Members


Meet Our New Board Members

Welcome Aboard!

We are pleased to welcome three new members to our Board of Directors. Our new members bring unique experience, perspective and expertise so we can continue to develop our programs and educational resources to help people with Parkinson’s live well.

Who Are Our New Board Members?

Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD, MSEBronte Stewart is the John E. Cahill Family Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences and in the department of Neurosurgery (by courtesy) at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California. She is the Director of the Stanford Comprehensive Movement Disorders Centre.


David Leventhal is a founding teacher and Program Director for Dance for PD®, a program of the Mark Morris Dance Group that has now been used as a model for classes in more than 100 communities in 16 countries. He leads classes for people with Parkinson’s disease around the world and trains other teachers in the Dance for PD® approach.


Evan Siddall is President and CEO of Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp, Canada’s housing agency. CMHC is a Cdn $250 billion government-owned company spanning mortgage insurance, securitization, assisted housing and market analysis and research. Prior to entering public service with a senior posting at the Bank of Canada, Evan had a 20-year career in general management and investment banking with Lazard, Goldman Sachs and BMO Nesbitt Burns.

Get to Know Our Board

We have an amazing board of directors with diverse backgrounds and expertise. Click here to learn more about our entire board.

3 Comments on “Meet Our New Board Members

    • Jack Kruse

      December 15, 2016 at 11:50 am Reply

      Dr. Bronte-Stewart is a great addition. Her staff helped
      diagnose my with with LBD several years ago.

      • Megan Boyles

        December 15, 2016 at 1:40 pm Reply

        Hi Jack – We agree. Thank you for sharing your helpful feedback with us. Please email us should you have any questions at info@davisphinneyfoundation.org

    • Tom Palizzi

      December 17, 2016 at 7:23 am Reply

      Congratulations and best to you all!

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