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The Pension Advisory Task Force has become a committee reporting to the Member Services Council.

Claude Ferguson has been appointed a member of the Eligibility and Education Council, effective September 21, 2011.

Claire Bilodeau, Julie Chambers, Sylvie Charest, John Dark, Marcia Gallos, Frank Grossman, Marc-André Melançon (Chair), Marcus Robertson, Cathy Shum-Adams (Vice-chair), Michel St-Germain and Chris Townsend have been approved as the membership of the Member Services Council for 2011–2012, effective September 21, 2011. Note: Richard Bisson and Gary Walters finished their terms on the council on June 30, 2011. The new members being approved are Claire Bilodeau and Frank Grossman.

Liam McFarlane has been appointed Vice-chair of the Committee on Professional Conduct, effective September 21, 2011. François Boulanger has been appointed a member of the committee, also effective September 21, 2011.

Margaret Verbeek has been appointed a member of the Committee on Finance, effective September 21, 2011.

Isabelle Larouche has been appointed as the CIA representative on the International Actuarial Association’s Education Committee.

Eligibility and Education Council

Tulio Walles has been appointed a member of the Pension Subcommittee of the Committee on Continuing Education.

Marcus Roberston has been appointed an observer member for the Society of Actuaries (SOA) on the Accreditation Committee.

Lynn Grenier-Lew has been appointed Vice-chair of the Committee on Continuing Education.

Carole Vincent has been appointed a member of the Individual Life and Annuities Organizing Subcommittee for the 2012 Practice Education Course (PEC).

Wes Foerster has been appointed Chair of the Finance and Investment Organizing Subcommittee for the PEC, and Julia Viinikka has been appointed a member of subcommittee.

A Task Force on Co-Sponsorship has been created with Dave Dickson as chair and Jim Lewis, Brian Louth, John Have, and Jason Vary as members, with the mandate of improving coordination and communications with the SOA and Casualty Actuarial Society.

A Working Group on the Feasibility of a PEC General Track has been created with the mandate of assessing the feasibility of a general track for the 2012 PEC, with Dave Dickson as chair and John Have, Paul Winokur and Thomas Hinton as members.

The Committee on the Application of Rules and Standards and the Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct have been disbanded with thanks, effective September 1, 2011.

For information only:

Julia Viinikka has resigned as Chair of the Finance and Investment Organizing Subcommittee for the PEC.

Yanick Chainey has left the Pension Subcommittee of the Committee on Continuing Education.

Gary Walters has left the Committee on Continuing Education, and Amy Pun has resigned as its vice-chair.
 

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