Who We Are


Until The Last Child exists so that every child in Canada who needs a healthy, permanent home with a nurturing family gets one at the earliest opportunity. We work alongside Child Welfare Agencies by supporting and funding innovation.


Our Pilot Projects


Board of Directors

  • Chair

    The Hon. Kenneth E. Pedlar

    Justice Superior Court of Ontario, Family Court

  • Founder

    Faith Goodman BSc, BEd, MBA, ICD.D

    Chief Executive Officer, Goodman Sustainability Group

  • Director

    Mark Coombs

    Senior Partner, HR Professional, Coombs & Associates

  • Director

    Kamran Niazi MBA

    Director, Consulting & Deals Price Waterhouse Coopers LLP

  • Director

    Jason Boyer BSc, PMP

    National Director of Marketing and Sales Support, Deloitte

  • Director

    Kate Torrance

    Director, Integrated Brand Marketing at SickKids Foundation

  • Director

    Natasha Walji

    Head of Industry CPG, Google Canada

  • Director

    Sivan Fox

    Vice President, Legal, Dundee Corporation

  • Director

    Alison King

    President, Media Profile

  • Director

    Ken Purdy

    Principal, Purdy Consulting


Strategic Advisors and Ambassadors

Daniel Moore
Child Welfare Strategic Advisor

Terry O'Reilly
Author, Speaker & CBC Radio Host

Geoffrey Rowan
Partner/Managing Director, Ketchum

Paul Seaman
Advisor, Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships


Child Welfare Advisory Committee

Dr. Philip Burge
Chair, Child Welfare Advisory Committee
Professor, Humber College of Technology and Advanced Learning
Adjunct Appointment at Queen’s University
Specialized in mental health

Sandra Scarth, BA, BSW, RSW
Past President of the Board of the Adoption Council of Canada
Founding Executive Director of the Child Welfare League of Canada

Cheryl Appell
Lawyer, Dickson MacGregor Appell LLP
Co-Chair of the Working Group on Adoption and Permanency, Ontario Expert Panel on Adoption and Infertility

Charlotte Murray
Barrister and Solicitor

Michael Blugerman
Executive Director, Children’s Resource & Consultation Centre of Ontario

Kelly Stone
Stone Management Consulting and effective July 2014,
Executive Director FRP Canada (Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs)

Elsie Flette
Indigenous Child Welfare Expert