The MFDA held its 2020 Annual General and Special Meeting of Members (“AGM”) on December 3, 2020. The following is a summary of the business transacted at the meeting.
1. Election of Public and Industry Directors
At the AGM, Steven Glover and Christopher Nicholls were approved as Public Directors of the Corporation, each to hold office for a two-year term, or until their successors have been appointed. Patricia Callon, Mark Kinzel, Katherine Dudtschak and Rick Annaert were approved as Industry Directors of the Corporation, each to hold office for a two-year term, or until their successors have been appointed.
Effective December 3, 2020, the following individuals are members of the MFDA Board of Directors:
Steven Glover, MBA, FCPA, FCA
Les O’Brien, Q.C.
Hugh McNabney, CPA (Retired)
Barbara Shourounis, LL.B.
Christopher Nicholls, BA, LL.B., LL.M., MPA
Vince Valenti, MBA
Rick Annaert, CPA, CMA
Sonny Goldstein, CFP
Patricia Callon, LL.B., BA (Hons)
Mark Kinzel, BA
Katherine Dudtschak, MBA
André Langlois, FSA, FCIA
President & CEO
Mark T. Gordon, LL.B.
Christopher Nicholls, Public Director, was re-appointed Chair and Patricia Callon, Industry Director, was re-appointed Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors.
2. Appointment of Auditors
Members also approved the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as auditors for the Corporation.
3. Confirmation of Amendments to MFDA Rules
Members approved proposed amendments to:
- MFDA Rule 1.1.1(a) (Business Structures – Members); and
- MFDA Rule 1.1.2 (Compliance by Approved Persons)
These proposed amendments are currently awaiting approval/non-objection by the recognizing regulators.
The MFDA will hold its 2021 Annual General Meeting of Members on December 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) at Vantage Venues, 150 King Street West, 27th Floor, Toronto, Ontario.