Sandi Treliving is a dedicated philanthropist, an advocate for mental health, a supporter of Canadian arts and culture, and a champion of healthy living and the advancement of women in sport. These passions, skills and beliefs are matched with a wealth of knowledge and expertise gained from her successful 17 year career in retail banking.
Like many Canadians, Sandi has been directly impacted by mental illness, which inspired her to dedicate her time and resources to various mental health initiatives. In 2014, she became a Director on CAMH Foundation's Board. Since joining the board, Sandi has headed various initiatives, including co-Chairing Canada's 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health in 2017, along with the 2018 Symposium and Gala Events, co-Chairing CAMH's signature event UnMasked in 2015 and 2017, contributing as a committee member for the Transforming Lives Awards, and as a Campaign Adviser for CAMH's $200-million Breakthrough Campaign, Canada's largest hospital fundraising campaign for mental health.
The impressive and ambitious work Sandi is contributing to in the mental health field is matched by her strong advocacy for the advancement of women in sport, physical health and well-being. Sandi is a National Champion for the Trans Canada Trail, a project that inspires community, active living and celebrates our nation's beauty from coast to coast, connecting over 1,000 communities. She also serves as a Director for the Canadian Women's Hockey League, where women compete at the highest level in Canada's national sport.
Sandi is a strong supporter of the arts and culture and is passionate about showcasing Canada's talents on a global stage. This is highlighted through her work with Talent Fund Canada as an Advisory Board Member.