Our People
Joel Bell
Joel Bell
Founding Chairman and President
Joel Bell founded and serves as Chair of the Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership, created in memory of his friend and business partner, to stimulate informed discussion of diverse views and to nurture ethical leadership on issues of significance for a fair, productive and harmonious society. Read More »

J. Scott Bodie
J. Scott Bodie
Director
Scott Bodie, a practicing lawyer, advises on tax issues relating to corporate reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, public market debt and equity transactions, cross-border transactions, the formation and capitalization of private equity funds and oil and gas taxation. Read More »

David Gordon
David Gordon
Director
David Gordon’s activities span the worlds of business and finance, public policy and diplomacy, and scholarship. He is Senior Advisor for Geo-Economics and Strategy for The International Institute for Strategic Studies, having formerly served as Eurasia Group's Chairman, and provides clients with insight into global macro issues and US politics and policy.Read More »

Raul Suarez
Raul Suarez
Director
Raul Suarez brings an extensive knowledge of the arts to the Foundation. He has a BA in Fine Arts from Harvard College and has served on the Board of Overseers Committee. He served as Senior Vice President of Sotheby’s and as Senior Vice President of Key Accounts for his family’s import/export company. Read More »

Marifé Hernández
Marifé Hernández
Vice Chairman
Ms. Hernández was educated at Wellesley College and Columbia University. She was Director of Public Affairs at WPIX Television New York where she produced and hosted news programs and documentaries. President Carter appointed her Chief of Protocol of the United States. Read More »

Elizabeth Ann Flagler
Elizabeth Ann Flagler
Honorary Director
A physician and medical thinker, Betty was committed to patient care, professional ethics, and standards in the medical community. For more than twenty-five years, her clinical practice in obstetrics and gynecology influenced the lives of literally hundreds of women and babies. Read More »

Justice C.D. O’Brien
Justice C.D. O’Brien
Honorary Director
Mr. Justice C.D. O’Brien was a founding Director of the Sheldon Chumir Foundation and served on the Board until January, 2010. Prior to his 2005 appointment to the Alberta Court of Appeal, Mr. O‘Brien had a distinguished career in practice with the law firm Bennett Jones in Calgary, of which he and Sheldon Chumir were partners in the 1970s. Read More »

Sheldon Chumir
Sheldon Chumir
In Memoriam
Sheldon M. Chumir, (1940-1992), was a Rhodes Scholar, tax lawyer, rock concert promoter, politician, civil libertarian, public interest advocate, professor, businessman, civil libertarian and member of Alberta’s Legislative Assembly (1986 – 1992). Read More »

Contact Info:

Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership

10 East 62nd Street 6th Floor
New York, NY 10065

212-230-1283
office@chumirethicsfoundation.org

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