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Bulletin #0668-M

Membership Information
Annual General and Special Meeting of Members

Contact: Paige L. Ward
BULLETIN #0668 – M
Corporate Secretary
December 3, 2015
Phone: 416-943-5838

Email: pward@mfda.ca

MFDA Bulletin

Membership Information

For Distribution to Relevant Parties within your Firm

Annual General and Special Meeting of Members

The MFDA held its 2015 Annual General and Special Meeting of Members (“AGM”) on
December 2, 2015.

At the AGM, Les O’Brien and Barbara Shourounis were approved as Public Directors of the
Corporation, each to hold office for a three-year term and Sandy Grant and Janet Woodruff were
approved as Public Directors of the Corporation, each to hold office for a one-year term or until
their successors have been appointed. Sonny Goldstein, Frank Laferriere and David Losier were
approved as Industry Directors of the Corporation, each to hold office for a two-year term or
until their successors have been appointed. Members also approved the appointment of Deloitte
LLP as auditors for the Corporation.

In addition, Members approved proposed amendments to MFDA Rules 1.2 (Individual
Qualifications) and amendments to Rule 2.4.2 (Referral Arrangements), and 5.3 (Client
Reporting), as set out in the meeting materials circulated with the Notice of Meeting. The
proposed amendments to MFDA Rule 1.2 are currently awaiting approval by the recognizing
regulators.

Effective December 2, 2015, the following individuals are members of the MFDA Board of
Directors:

Public Directors

Steven Glover, MBA, FCA
Les O’Brien, Q.C.


Chief Financial Officer
Former Chair, Nova Scotia Securities Commission
Clearview Resources Ltd.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canmore, Alberta

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Public Directors – continued

Sandy Grant, CPA, CA
Barbara Shourounis, LL.B.
Corporate Director
Former Director, Saskatchewan Financial
Orillia, Ontario
Services Commission
Regina, Saskatchewan


Christopher Nicholls, BA, LLB., LLM., MPA(Vice-Chair)
Janet Woodruff, CPA, FCA
Professor of Business Law
Corporate Director
Western University
Vancouver, British Columbia
London, Ontario

Industry Directors

Rick Annaert, CPA, CMA
Tuula Jalasjaa, Int’l MBA, CFA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Managing Director & Head
Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.
HollisWealth, Scotiabank Wealth Management
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario


Steven Donald, FCPA, FCA (Chair)

Frank Laferriere, CPA, CA, CF
President
Senior Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer
Assante Wealth Management (Canada) Ltd.
Mandeville Wealth Services Inc.
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario


Sonny Goldstein, CFP
David Losier, CPA, CGA
President
Vice-President & CFO, Fédération des caisse
Goldstein Financial Investments Inc.
populaire acadiennes ltée and
Toronto, Ontario
General Manager, Acadia Financial Services Inc.
and Acadia Life
Caraquet, New Brunswick

Ex Officio Director

Mark T. Gordon, LL.B.



President & Chief Executive Officer
Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
Toronto, Ontario

The MFDA will hold its 2016 AGM on December 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) at the St.
Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre, 150 King Street West, 27th Floor, Toronto, Ontario.

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