John Danson brings multiple skills and many years of experience to The David Foster Foundation.  John has many prestigious degrees in science, education, and business from both the Miami University of Ohio and the University of Toronto. John’s entrepreneurial spirit has given him the opportunity to teach entrepreneurship studies at the Faculty of Education at both the University of Toronto and York University; initiate health and wellness programs in First Nation communities and elementary schools in the greater Toronto area; and be co-founder of Cleveland Clinic Canada.  With over 30 years’ experience in the backrooms of federal, provincial, and municipal political campaigns, John enjoyed the connection to public service


In his spare time, John enjoys staying active by playing golf and skiing with his family.  John is also an avid runner who has qualified and successfully completed the Boston Marathon.