Leadership & Governance

Board & Executive

Board of Directors
Doramy Ehling

Doramy Ehling

Rick Hansen Foundation
Chief Executive Officer
Doramy Ehling is the Chief Executive Officer of the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF). As CEO, Doramy leads the Foundation in its’ vision of an inclusive world where people with disabilities are living to their full potential. Over the past 11 years, Ehling has supported the development of several innovations at RHF including the Rick Hansen Institute (a global translational research network) and the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ program. She has also been involved in national awareness and fundraising campaigns associated with the Foundation’s 20th, 25th and 30th Anniversaries. Prior to joining the Foundation, Doramy worked for 27 years in high performance sport working in Ottawa for several national multi-sport organizations and the Government of Canada/Sport Canada where she worked with the Federal Secretariat on the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. During this time she had an opportunity to work on several major policy initiatives including the National Sport Policy, Federal Hosting Policy, Policy on Sport for Athletes with Disabilities, and Policy on Aboriginal Peoples’ Participation in Sport. Doramy has been an active volunteer in the sport community over the past 30 years including serving on the Boards of Volleyball BC, Sport BC and the Sport Medicine Council of Canada and participating in Olympic, Pan American, Commonwealth and World University Games Mission Staffs. She is currently serving as Chair for the Host Committee of the National Women’s Volleyball Training Centre located at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Doramy is a member of the Advisory Board, Diversity Institute, Ryerson University and a member of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s Advisory Committee of the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council. Originally from Vancouver and a graduate of the University of British Columbia, Doramy now resides in Richmond, BC with her two daughters.


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