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Michelle Pong

Senior Legal Counsel and Director, Regional Councils



June 5, 2020

Regional Councils

For Distribution to Relevant Parties within your Firm

Regional Council Update

The MFDA recently conducted a nomination and election process to reconstitute its four Regional Councils. The following individuals have been acclaimed for 2-year terms of office on the Regional Councils. The appointments of Chairs and Vice-Chairs are also set out below.

Atlantic Regional Council

Jason P. Downey, ChairInvestors Group Financial Services Inc.
Barbara Ann Leighton, Vice-ChairQuadrus Investment Services Ltd., Canada Life
Darrell BingPEAK Investment Services Inc.
Dennis LeblancInvestors Group Financial Services Inc.
Joshua MartinCooperators Financial Investment Services

Central Regional Council

Linda Anderson, ChairPFSL Investments Canada Ltd.
Matthew Onyeaju, Vice-ChairIPC Investment Corporation
Lorraine Bate BoeropAgora Dealer Services Corp.
Robert ChristiansonQuadrus Investment Services Ltd.
Michael-Murray CoulterFundEx Investments Inc.
Susan DicksRoyal Mutual Funds Inc.
Patrick GalarneauDesjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.
Cheryl HamiltonHub Capital Inc.
Samuel MahTD Investment Services Inc.
Vasant PachapurkarInvestors Group Financial Services Inc.
Jeff PageInvestors Group Financial Services Inc.
Eugene ParkFrontier Capital Funds Inc.
Melody PotterMonarch Wealth Corp.
Matthew PrewQuadrus Investment Services Ltd.
Katarzyna SamayoaTD Investment Services Inc.
Colleen WaringPEAK Investment Services Inc.
Robert C. WhiteTradex Management Inc.

Prairie Regional Council

Howard R. Mix, ChairPEAK Investment Services Inc.
James Samanta, Vice-ChairInvestia Financial Services Inc.
Richard BergeronHub Capital Inc.
Adam DudleyLP Financial Planning Services Ltd.
Diane JaspersSun Life Financial Investments (Canada) Inc.
Birju ShahCanadian Western Financial Ltd.
Charlene SnellInvestors Group Financial Services Inc.
Annette StephensQuadrus Investment Services Ltd.
Danielle TetraultInvestors Group Financial Services Inc.
Greg WiebeQuadrus Investment Services Inc.

Pacific Regional Council

Darlene Barker, ChairDesjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.
Holly Millar, Vice-ChairAssante Financial Management Ltd.
Nova AitchisonDesjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.
Elizabeth ChichkaQuadrus Investment Services Inc.
Darryl GossenInvestors Group Financial Services Inc.
Michelle LeungTD Investment Services Inc.
Susan E. MonkPEAK Investment Services Inc.
David WebbFernhill Financial Corporation
Tammi WalshFernhill Financial Corporation
Cecilia WongLeith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.

The key responsibility of the Elected Representatives on the Regional Councils is serving, from time to time, as members of three-person Hearing Panels that adjudicate MFDA disciplinary proceedings.

The MFDA would like to thank all Members and candidates for participating in the process.