The Board of Directors of the Catholic Organization for Life and Family is composed of lay Catholics and members of the clergy, Francophones and Anglophones, from different regions of Canada.

The Board has nine members whose experience and expertise enrich COLF in its work of promoting life and family.  The Board includes two bishops delegated by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and two members of the Knights of Columbus, as well as five other members from fields such as health, education, law, bioethics, the media, etc.

The Board meets three times a year in Ottawa to determine COLF’s activities for the coming months.  The Chairman of the Board is always a bishop.

Members of the Board of Directors 


Bishop Paul Lortie

Mont-Laurier, Québec
Bishop of Mont-Laurier, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Archbishop Richard W. Smith

Edmonton, Alberta
Archbishop of Edmonton.

Ms. Marie Claire Roderick

Saint John, New Brunswick 
Clinical Psychologist.

Mr. Natale Gallo

Hamilton, Ontario 
Retired Catholic high school principal; Ontario Past State Deputy, Supreme Director Knights of Columbus.

Ms. Kim Phuong Huynh

Montréal, Québec
A graduate in Marketing and Finances (HEC Montréal), she represented IFFD (International Federation for Family Development) at the United Nations, New York.

Mr. Larry Kustra

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Retired Chair of Health Sciences from Red River College;  Manitoba past State deputy, Supreme Director Knights of Columbus.

Ms. Amélie Martineau- Lavallée

Québec, Québec 
Director, Office of Marriage and Family, Archdiocese of Québec.

Mr. Peter Stockland

Montréal, Québec
Journalist and Director of the Cardus Centre for Cultural Renewal.