Mary Rozsa de Coquet is the Chairman of the Rozsa Foundation, a philanthropic family foundation founded in 1990 which is known for innovative arts management programs, contribution to public arts policies and cutting-edge arts research.
Ms Rozsa de Coquet has been active in many non-profit organizations. She is a member of the International Women’s Forum, currently the national Director, Governance; in addition to serving as a Ruling Elder at Grace Presbyterian Church and the Moderator of the Presbytery of Calgary-MacLeod; and, has had a life-long involvement with Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship. Previous involvements include: Secretary of the national Philanthropic Foundation Canada Board, Vice-Chair with the National Music Centre Board and inaugural Chair of Calgary Arts Development Authority.
Ms. Rozsa de Coquet received a Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude from Trinity University in Texas, an Education Degree and an honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Calgary. In 2008, she was named as one of the Top 100 Women (Arts and Communications category) by the Women’s Executive Network; in 2011 she was acknowledged the Outstanding Individual Philanthropist by the Calgary Association of Fundraising Professionals; in 2012, was a recipient of the Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal; and in 2015 was named to the Order of Canada.