George Dark, Partner, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Centre for Social Innovation, a Toronto-based social enterprise that specializes in the creation of shared workspaces for people or organizations with a social mission. It has three locations in Toronto, and one in New York City, that serve as shared workspaces, innovation labs and community centers, and where it rents private offices, private desks or shared desks, and meeting and event space, to social innovators and entrepreneurs.
George has a long history of community leadership. He was a member of the Toronto Urban Design Awards inaugural jury, and has served on the steering committees and design juries for some of the most important public projects in Ottawa and Toronto, including the 1812 Fort York National Historic Site and the HtO park in Toronto, Prime Ministers’ Row and Lansdowne Park in Ottawa. George is a Past Chair of the Toronto Parks Foundation, Chairman Emeritus of the Evergreen Foundation of Canada, a Director of the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts, an Honour Roll Member of the Toronto Region Conservation Authority and a past Member of the City of Ottawa Design Review Panel.