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Bulletin #0907-M

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Michelle Pong
Senior Legal Counsel and Director, Regional Councils
Regional Councils
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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.

The New SRO will have 10 District Hearing Committees which will replace the current MFDA Regional Councils and be responsible for conducting hearings. To ensure continuity of enforcement proceedings, elected or appointed members of a MFDA Regional Council prior to December 31, 2022 will automatically be deemed to be a member of the New SRO Hearing Committee for the district in which the member resides.

Atlantic Regional Council

Jason P. Downey, Chair

Investors Group Wealth Management

Joshua Martin, Vice-Chair

Cooperators Financial Investment Services

Darrell Bing

PEAK Investment Services Inc.

Réjean Deprés

National Bank Investments Inc.

Central Regional Council

Linda Anderson, Chair

PFSL Investments Canada Ltd.

Eugene Park, Vice-Chair

Frontier Capital Funds Inc.

Robert Christianson

Quadrus Investment Services Ltd., Canada Life

Michael-Murray Coulter

Investia Financial Services Inc.

Bianca Dupuis

National Bank Investments Inc.

Patrick Galarneau

Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.

Cheryl Hamilton

Hub Capital Inc.

Cas Litwin

IPC Investment Corporation

Samuel Mah

TD Investment Services Inc.

Vasant Pachapurkar

Investors Group Financial Services Inc.

Jeff Page

Investors Group Financial Services Inc.

Melody Potter

Cooperators Financial Investment Services Inc.

Colleen Waring

PEAK Investment Services Inc.

Robert C. White

Tradex Management Inc.

Craig Woolford

Quadrus Investment Services Ltd., Canada Life

Prairie Regional Council

James Samanta, Chair

Investia Financial Services Inc.

Patricia Rigsby, Vice-Chair

BMO Investments Inc.

Richard Bergeron

HUB Capital Inc.

Diane Jaspers

Sun Life Financial Investments (Canada) Inc.

Cathy Kelly

Investors Group Financial Services Inc.

Birju Shah

Canadian Western Financial Ltd.

Annette Stephens

Quadrus Investment Services Ltd., Canada Life

Shameel Thakrar

Investors Group Financial Services Inc.

Greg Wiebe

Quadrus Investment Services Ltd., Canada Life

Pacific Regional Council

Darlene Barker, Chair

Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.

Susan E. Monk, Vice-Chair

PEAK Investment Services Inc.

Nova Aitchison

Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.

Elizabeth Chichka

Quadrus Investment Services Ltd., Canada Life

Darryl Gossen

Investors Group Financial Services Inc.

Tammi Walsh

Fernhill Financial Corporation

Jared Webb

Fernhill Financial Corporation

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.

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