Innocence Canada and the Innocence Canada Foundation are each governed by a unique, volunteer Board of Directors. The case review process is overseen by the Case Review Committee.

Innocence Canada Board of Directors

  • Paul Bennett
    IC Secretary & Barrister 
  • Dan Brodsky
    Criminal Defence Lawyer 
  • Ron Dalton
    IC Co-President, Exoneree & Accountant 
  • Tamara Duncan
    Criminal Defence Lawyer at Martin and Associates 
  • Keith Forde
    Law Enforcement Professional; Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
  • Jonathan Freedman
    Past IC President; Psychology Professor at the University of Toronto 
  • Brenda Gunn
    Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law 
  • Scott Hutchison
    Criminal Defence Lawyer at Henein Hutchison 
  • Jerome Kennedy, Q.C.
    Criminal Defence Lawyer at Roebothan McKay Marshall 
  • Kirk Makin
    Co-President, Journalist and Author 
  • Sean MacDonald
    Civil & Criminal Defence Lawyer at Sean T. MacDonald Law Office 
  • Joanne McLean
    Criminal Defence Lawyer 
  • Maria R. Shepherd
    Paralegal at Shepherd Advocacy & Litigation and Exoneree

Innocence Canada Foundation Board of Directors

  • Dennis O’Connor, O.C. Q.C.
    Former Associate Chief Justice of Ontario, Lawyer at Borden Ladner Gervais 
  • Seymour Epstein
    Business Executive 
  • Jonathan Freedman
    IC Foundation President; Psychology Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto 
  • Stephen Goudge, Q.C.
    Former Justice of the Court for Appeal for Ontario 
  • Brian Greenspan
    Criminal Defence lawyer at Greenspan Humphrey Weinstein
  • Robert Lapper
    Former CEO of Law Society of Ontario
  • Patrick LeSage, Q.C.
    Former Chief Justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice
  • Billy Wine
    IC Secretary; Businessperson

Case Review Committee

  • Phil Campbell
    Criminal Defence Lawyer at Lockyer Campbell Posner 
  • Erin Dann
    Criminal Defence Lawyer
  • Jon Dawe
    Criminal Defence Lawyer at Dawe Dineen
  • Michael Dineen
    Criminal Defence Lawyer at Dawe Dineen
  • Tamara Duncan
    Criminal Defence Lawyer at Martin and Associates
  • Scott Hutchison
    Criminal Defence Lawyer at Henein Hutchison
  • Jerome Kennedy, Q.C.
    Chair of the Case Review Committee; Criminal Defence Lawyer at Roebothan McKay Marshall
  • James Lockyer
    Criminal Defence Lawyer at Lockyer Campbell Posner
  • Sean MacDonald
    Civil & Criminal Defence Lawyer at Sean T. MacDonald Law Office
  • Joanne McLean
    Criminal Defence Lawyer and Articling Principal for Innocence Canada articling student
  • Ian Smith
    Criminal Defence Lawyer at Fenton Smith Barristers