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Bulletin #0735-M

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Paige Ward
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Membership Information
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Annual General and Special Meeting of Members

The MFDA held its 2017 Annual General and Special Meeting of Members (“AGM”) on November 30, 2017.

At the AGM, Steven Glover and Christopher Nicholls were approved as Public Directors of the Corporation, each to hold office for a three-year term, or until their successors have been appointed. Susan Dujmovic and Sonny Goldstein 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 Ernst & Young LLP as auditors for the Corporation.

In addition, Members approved proposed MFDA Rule 2.13 (Disclosure of MFDA Membership) as set out in the meeting materials circulated with the Notice of Meeting. The proposed amendments are currently awaiting approval/non-objection by the recognizing regulators.

Effective November 30, 2017, the following individuals are members of the MFDA Board of Directors:


Public Directors

Steven Glover, MBA, FCPA
Chief Financial Officer
Clearview Resources Ltd.
(Canmore, Alberta)
Les O’Brien, Q.C.
Former Chair, Nova Scotia Securities Commission
(Halifax, Nova Scotia)
Hugh McNabney, CPA (Retired)
Corporate Director
(Orillia, Ontario)
Barbara Shourounis, LL.B.
Former Director, Saskatchewan Financial
Services Commission
(Regina, Saskatchewan)
Christopher Nicholls, BA, LL.B., LL.M., MPA
Professor of Business Law
Western University
(London, Ontario)
Vince Valenti, MBA
Valenti Holdings Inc.
(Manotick, Ontario)

Industry Directors

Rick Annaert, CPA, CMA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.
(Toronto, Ontario)
Susan Dujmovic, FICB, ICD.D.
Senior Executive
HSBC Bank Canada
(Vancouver, British Columbia)
Patricia Callon, LL.B., BA (Hons)
Senior Vice-President & General Counsel
Sun Life Financial Canada
(Toronto, Ontario)
Sonny Goldstein, CFP
Goldstein Financial Investments Inc.
(Toronto, Ontario)
Kirk Dudtschak, MBA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Royal Mutual Funds Inc.
(Toronto, Ontario)
Mark Kinzel, BA
Executive Vice-President, Financial Services
Investors Group Inc.
(Winnipeg, Manitoba)

President & CEO

Mark T. Gordon, LL.B.
Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
(Toronto, Ontario)

Christopher Nicholls, Public Director, was re-appointed Chair and Patricia Callon, Industry Director, was appointed Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors.

The MFDA will hold its 2018 AGM on November 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) at Vantage Venues, 150 King Street West, 27th Floor, Toronto, Ontario.