Directors of Centre Ice Conservatives

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Rick Peterson

  • Co-Founder & Director, Centre Ice Conservatives

  • Founder and Chair of Peterson Capital

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Michael Stuart

  • Co-Founder & Director, Centre Ice Conservatives

  • Designated as a Chartered Professional Accountant

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Azim Jiwani

  • Co-Founder & Executive Director, Centre Ice Conservatives

  • Director of Communication for the Ellis Ross BC Liberal Leadership campaign

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Bill Healy

  • Co-Founder & Director, Centre Ice Conservatives

  • A longtime conservative, named Conservative Party of Canada’s Best Financial Agent in 2018


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Shannon Berry Communications Director

  • Marketing and events professional for the past 15 years from her Edmonton-based business, Helping build brand recognition through social media strategies and management practices with private companies, not-for-profits, and publicly traded companies.

  • Highly experienced political campaign strategist and manager at federal, provincial, and municipal levels with grassroots experience leading membership, fundraising, and GOTV operations for nomination and election campaigns.

Advisory Council

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Dominic Cardy

  • Chair, Centre Ice Conservatives Advisory Council

  • Elected as New Brunswick Progressive Conservative Party MLA for Fredericton West-Hanwell in September 2018 and appointed Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development

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Marjory LeBreton

  • Conservative Senator from Ontario 1993-2015, Leader of the Government in the Senate 2006-2014

  • Worked as a senior advisor in key roles with several Conservative Prime Ministers 

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Laurie Hawn

  • ​Elected Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre in 2006, 2008 and 2011, retiring in 2015

  • Served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence and sat on many cabinetcommittees including Treasury Board

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Bryan Brulotte

  • Founder/owner of Ottawa-based MaxSys, largest Canadian owned staffing firm, chosen as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. 

  • Three decades of service as Conservative Party of Canada fundraiser, organizer, candidate and advocate


Cameron Bonesso

  • Co-Founder, Centre Ice Conservatives

  • Managing Partner & President of Ottawa-based Constituent Manager Solutions

  • President, Ottawa Centre Conservative Association

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Ann Francis

  • Conservative Party of Canada candidate of record in Montreal’s West Island riding of Lac-Saint-Louis for the 2019 and 2021 federal elections

  • Investment Associate with leading national private wealth management firm; former corporate commercial lawyer; active community volunteer

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Rick Anderson

  • Decades of experience in national, provincial, and local campaigns. Has lived and worked in Québec, Ontario, Alberta, UK, USA, and currently BC. He Believes Canadians value principled pragmatism over dogmatic ideology, and seek future-oriented, open-minded leaders skilled at collaboration.

  • Principal with Earnscliffe Strategies, advising leaders in the energy transition ranging from oil, gas, and LNG to clean electricity, hydrogen, and carbon capture.

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Tasha Kheiriddin

  • Past President, Progressive Conservative Youth Federation 1995-1998. Co-author, Rescuing Canada’s Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution, 2005. Author, The Right Path: How Conservatives Can Unite, Inspire, And Take Canada Forward, July 2022.

  • Principal with Navigator Ltd., Canada’s leading high stakes strategic advisory and communications firm. National political columnist for Postmedia.

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Calvin Yang

  • CEO of, Canada’s first Gen-Z led climate lobbying group

  • Recipient of Canada’s Top 30 Under 30 2021 by Corporate Knights for his work in federal climate legislation

  • UC Berkeley-based Young Conservative who advised and served on campaigns in climate change in both Canada and the United States

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Peter Kent

  • Four decades of experience as a journalist (CTV, CBC, Global, NBC, Monitor) covering stories that have shaped Canada and the world in last half of the 20th century.

  • Elected and served as Member of Parliament for the riding of Thornhill from 2008 until 2021.

  • Previously served as Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (Americas), Minister of the Environment and Chair of the Standing Committee on National Defence.