CHEO Board of Directors
Daphne Fedoruk is legal counsel for the Canadian Human Rights Commission, where she represents the public interest on behalf of the Commission in human rights litigation. Daphne regularly plays an active role in settlement negotiations and mediations of emotional and contentious disputes.
Prior to joining the Commission, Daphne was a lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, practising in all areas of employment, labour law and human rights law. She frequently advised not-for-profit and health care organizations and acted as a trusted advisor to employers, providing strategic advice on complex workforce issues. Daphne has particular expertise in disability and mental health accommodation and a passion for creating healthy and respectful workplaces.
Daphne served as a board member and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre from 2009 to 2014 and is certified in Not-for-Profit Governance by the Institute of Corporate Directors and Rotman School of Management. Daphne is proud to bring her perspective as a parent to her governance role.