Order of Constantine Sig and former Grand Pro Consul Tim Sanderson, WESTERN ONTARIO 1985, has been elected Sigma Chi International Fraternity’s 72nd Grand Consul for the 2021 to 2023 biennium. He is the Fraternity’s third international president from Canada.
“I am humbled and honored to have been elected as Sigma Chi’s 72nd Grand Consul, and it is a privilege to be leading the Fraternity into the era of the Transformational Leader,” he said.
Sanderson was initiated into Sigma Chi on Dec. 3, 1983. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Western Ontario and earned the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the CFA Institute in 1994.
He has served the General Fraternity in a variety of capacities at both the international and province levels. Sanderson was the founding chapter advisor for the former chapter at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec, from 1986 to 1990; Grand Praetor for the former Ontario-Quebec province from 1993 to 2003; and has 25 years of volunteer service within the Ontario province.
Internationally, Sanderson has provided mentorship and officer-specific training to undergraduates at the annual Leadership Training Workshop since 1987 and has served as team lead for the workshop’s Quaestor division; he held the position of Grand Quaestor from 2015 to 2019. Sanderson has served as a board member with the Sigma Chi Canadian Foundation from 1995 to 2015; as vice chairman from 2000 to 2003; and as its chairman from 2003 to 2013. He also has loaned his services to the Sigma Chi Foundation Board of Governors from 2005 to 2013.
Professionally, Sanderson is managing director of Tapiola Holdings Ltd. in Toronto and has more than 25 years of experience as a professional money manager.
Grand Consul Sanderson will serve as chairman of the Executive Committee and oversee all activities and operations of the Fraternity.