BULLETIN #0420 – M
January 13, 2010
For Distribution to Relevant Parties within your Firm
Public Directors Appointed to MFDA Board of Directors
The MFDA is pleased to announce that on January 12, 2010 the MFDA Board of Directors
appointed three new Public Directors to the Board pursuant to section 3.5 of MFDA By-law No.
1. The new Public Directors are as follows:
• Lea B. Hansen (Ontario) is a consultant and former Head of the Canadian Practice of
Greenwich Associates, a global strategic consulting and research firm serving investment
management and capital market executives, and is a former Commissioner of the Ontario
• Doug Thomson (Alberta) is a certified director of the Institute of Corporate Directors and
a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is the Vice-President and Chief
Financial Officer of K-Bro Linen Income Fund and is the immediate past president of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta.
• Janet P. Woodruff (British Columbia) is the Interim President and former Vice-President
of Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer of BC Transmission Corporation. BC
Transmission Corporation is responsible for managing the province’s publicly owned
electrical transmission system.
These appointments follow the November 2009 appointment of Dawn Russell, Q.C. (Nova
Scotia) to the Board as a Public Director. Yesterday’s appointments fill vacancies created by
resignations received from Helen Meyer (Ontario), William Grace (Alberta) and Janet Pau