Mark Waldman is not only the current Executive Director of CJPAC, but is a founder and former Deputy Chair, and was the founder, chair and acting Managing Director of its predecessor CIJA-PAC. Born in Toronto, Mark holds a BA in philosophy from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from York University’s Schulich School of Business, with a background in sales, finance, business development and operations. He previously held senior positions at Sandylion, Labelad and Marnlen Management. He has been involved in many political causes, including in 2003 co-founding “Friends of America” to counter anti-American sentiment in Canada. Mark is also very active in raising funds and awareness for ovarian cancer and related familial BRCA mutations.