STEVEN CUMMINGS, 1995 - 1997
A recipient of the Order of Canada in the Voluntary Service category, Steven Cummings began his involvement with the JGH as a member of the Foundation Board, followed by an invitation to join the Centre Board.
In addition to co-chairing the Foundation’s Capital Campaign, he headed the Foundation from 1991 to 1993. In recognition of his contribution to the hospital, Mr. Cummings received the Distinguished Service Award in 2000.
Mr. Cummings has also served as President of Federation CJA, Co-chair of the Canadian Council for Israel and Jewish Advocacy, founding Chair of the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, founding Co-chair of ProMontreal, and an executive committee member of the Musée des Beaux Arts.
A native of Montreal, Mr. Cummings is President and Chief Executive Officer of Maxwell Cummings & Sons Holdings Ltd., a major real estate and investment company.
His dedication to philanthropy is part of a family tradition, with his grandfather, the late Maxwell Cummings, and his father, the late Jack Cummings, deeply involved in supporting a wide array of cultural, religious, educational and healthcare institutions.