Michael Harcourt

Michael Harcourt

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Harcourt is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and became Mayor of Vancouver in 1980, serving three consecutive terms until 1986. In 1986, he was elected to the British Columbia Legislature. In 1987, he became Leader of the Official Opposition.

In 1991, Mr. Harcourt was elected Premier of British Columbia - a position in which he remained until 1996. Between 1996 and 2004, Mr. Harcourt was appointed by the Prime Minister to serve as a member of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy where he served on the Executive Committee and Chaired the Urban Sustainability Program. He served as a federally-appointed B.C. Treaty Commissioner and is both the Honorary Chair of the International Centre for Sustainable Cities and Co-Chair of the International Panel of Advisers.

Mr. Harcourt also serves as an advisor to Translink B.C. and is an Associate Director at the Centre for Sustainability, Continuing Studies at U.B.C. He is an honorary co-chair on both the University of British Columbia's Advisory Council on Sustainability as well as the Canadian Electricity Association's Sustainable Electricity Program Advisory Panel.

Notably, in 2005, Mr. Harcourt was awarded the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. In 2008, he was awarded the Alumni Achievement Award for Distinction for contributions to B.C., Canada and the world from the University of British Columbia. In 2012, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Darcy Bomford

Darcy Bomford

Interim Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Secretary and Director

Darcy Bomford has over three decades of executive management experience in manufacturing, branding, distribution and sales in the consumer products good category.  Darcy founded True Leaf in 2013 as a private company and took it public in 2015 to become True Leaf Brands Inc, with two divisions, True Leaf Pet Inc. and True Leaf Cannabis Inc. In late 2020, the Company sold off the True Leaf Pet vision, reorganized and emerged with a 100% focus on generating revenue and building a brand in the craft cannabis space. In 1987, Darcy founded Darford International Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of ‘natural' pet food products and treats under the Darford® and ZeroG® brands. The company gained a reputation as a quality supplier of private label products and grew to own and operate three federally-inspected production bakery plants in the US and Canada. The Company built a solid white-label client list and sold their own house brands in thousands of specialty pet stores across North America before being sold to CanAm Pet Treats in 2012. 

Jennifer Pace, CPA, CGA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer and Director

Jennifer is the company’s CFO and comes with over 20 years of diverse and progressive accounting and management experience, including experience in private and publicly traded companies within a complex financial structure. She has a broad range of experience in a number of industries, including Progressive Air Services, PRT Growing Services Ltd and Tolko Industries Ltd. Jen started as True Leaf’s Controller in the Fall of 2019 to lead an internal initiative to improve financial controls and reporting and assumed the position of CFO in March 2020. She was appointed to the board effective September 13, 2020.