November 5, 2019
Léo Duguay
Léo Duguay
Tree Canada board members and staff are pleased to announce the appointment of Léo Duguay as new Chair of the Board. Léo joined the board in October 2011 where he has served as Vice-Chair for the past three years.

Duguay has served as a Canadian politician, educator and has been an active community member and school administrator in Manitoba. He has also served as a Progressive Conservative party member of the House of Commons of Canada. As a Member of Parliament he was a representative on the Human Rights Committee at the United Nations 40th Assembly.

Following his House of Commons career, Duguay was Chief of Staff to the Minister of Foreign Affairs before forming his own consulting firm. Through his ownership of Duralex Management he provided consulting services to many leading Canadian and North American organizations. Prior to joining the Rothwell Group in 2006, Leo Duguay held the position of Senior Vice President with a major international public affairs firm where he provided government relations counsel across a broad spectrum of industry sectors.

The board welcomes Lawrence Lewis as Vice-Chair and wishes to recognize the 10 years of dedication and passion that former Past Chair, David Domke invested in Tree Canada. Recently joining the Board are new members: Moe Assaf, Julie Barker-Merz and Sabrina Fitzgerald.

Tree Canada is the non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Canadians by planting and nurturing trees. To date, with the help of community partners and sponsors, they have planted more than 82 million trees. To learn more, visit