Rick Frost is CEO of Canada's first community foundation - The Winnipeg Foundation, which celebrates its centennial in 2021. He has held this leadership role since 1997. For the 25 years prior, he worked in municipal public service; as Chief Commissioner of the City of Winnipeg and Chief Administrative Officer of the Regional Municipality of Peel, in Ontario. Rick particularly enjoys working on The Foundation's leadership initiatives, like Downtown Green Spaces, Nourishing Potential, Literacy for Life and The Foundation's Centennial Institute. He has served as Chair of Community Foundations of Canada and on the Boards of many local organizations. Rick recently was invested into the Order of Manitoba. He holds an MA (History) from McMaster University, an MPA from Queen’s University and Honorary Doctorates of Law from both University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba.