Director Emeritus, Canada West Foundation
President, Max Bell Foundation
David Elton served as President of the Canada West Foundation from 1980 to 1997. He is President of the Max Bell Foundation of Calgary. He is a professor emeritus of the University of Lethbridge, where he was a faculty member for 27 years. He has served as Chair of the Board of Philanthropic Foundations Canada and continues to serve on the boards of a number of national research and public-policy oriented organizations. He was invested in the Order of Canada in September 2015.