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Board and Council Updates

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Board

The Board has approved the membership of the Member Services Council, effective July 1, 2012, as follows: Marc-André Melançon (Chair), Jason Alleyne, Claire Bilodeau, Julie Chambers, Sylvie Charest, Dave Dickson, Marcia Gallos, Frank Grossman, Marcus Robertson, Catherine Shum-Adams (Vice-chair). Note: this replaces an item included in the Board and Council Updates in the June (e)Bulletin which was incorrect.

Eligibility and Education Council

The people named below have been appointed to the following committees:
  • Committee on Continuing Education— Lynn Grenier-Lew (Chair), retroactive to June 20, 2012.
  • Committee on Eligibility—Rémi Villeneuve (Chair), retroactive to June 20, 2012.
  • Task Force on Canadian Eligibility Requirements—Stephen Cheng, Mathieu Boudreault, Jim Christie, Thomas Hinton, Isabelle Larouche, Minaz Lalani, Rémi Villeneuve, Chris Fievoli, and Alicia Rollo (CIA Secretariat).
  • Committee on Academic Relations—Dave Dickson, effective immediately.
Jason Vary has been appointed as the CIA liaison to the Society of Actuaries’ Preliminary Examinations Curriculum Committee (PECC), effective immediately.

The Task Force on the Professionalism Workshop has been created with the mandate to work with the Secretariat to improve and refresh content and structure. Jason Vary has been appointed Chair, and Alana Farrell and Anne Vincent members.


The mandate of the Task Force on Canadian Eligibility Requirements has been approved as follows: "To define the Canadian education and eligibility criteria to become an ACIA and FCIA in Canada, and determine how the requisite knowledge will be taught and tested."

For information only:

Jason Vary has completed his term as Chair of the Committee on Eligibility and leaves with the committee’s thanks.

Angelita Graham has completed her term as Chair of the Committee on Continuing Education and leaves with the committee’s thanks.

The CPD Newsletter Subcommittee of the Committee on Continuing Education has been disbanded, with thanks.


Member Services Council

The following people have been appointed to the (sub)committees named below, effective immediately:
  • P&C Research Subcommittee of the Research Committee—Nathalie Ouellet, Étienne Plante-Dubé, Danielle Harrison, and Elaine Lajeunesse.
  • Committee on Volunteer Initiatives—Kevin Vantil (Chair).
  • Pension Advisory Committee—Michel St-Germain (Chair).
For information only:

The following people have completed their terms on the (sub)committees named below and leave with their (sub)committee’s thanks, effective immediately, except where stated:
  • Group Life & Health Experience Subcommittee of the Research Committee—Peter Douglas (Chair).
  • Individual Living Benefits Experience Subcommittee of the Research Committee—Emile Elefteriadis (Chair).
  • Pension Experience Subcommittee of the Research Committee—Robert Brown and Mary Hardy.
  • Committee on Volunteer Initiatives—Marcia Gallos (Chair). She will remain on the committee as a member until further notice.
  • Pension Advisory Committee—Monique Tremblay and Jacques Lafrance (Chair). M. Lafrance will remain on the committee as a member until further notice.
  • Research Committee—Peter Douglas and Emile Elefteriadis.
Practice Council

The people named below have been appointed to the following committees:
  • P&C Insurance Pricing—Erika Schurr (Chair) and Shams Munir (his term as chair is coming to an end, but he will remain on the committee as a member);
  • Property and Casualty Insurance Financial Reporting (PCFRC)—Isabelle Périgny (Chair), Julie-Linda Laforce (Vice-chair), Patrick Beaulieu, Anne Marie Klein-Lee and Cynthia Potts (members), and David Lim (regulatory representative);
  • Standards of Practice Editing (SPEC)—Paul Della Penna (Chair), Stephen Butterfield, Normand Gendron, and Trevor Howes, effective July 1, 2012Normand Gendron stepped down before beginning his mandate; Bruno Gagnon, effective August 1, 2012;
  • Pension Plan Financial Reporting (PPFRC)—Manuel Monteiro (Vice-chair);
  • Risk Management and Capital Requirements (CRMCR)—Robert Berendsen (Chair), Jaspal Bhatia, Marco Fillion, Kathryn Hyland, and Sylvain Veilleux.
For information only:

Pierre Dionne has completed his term as chair of the PCFRC.

Mo Chambers’ term as chair of the SPEC was completed on July 1, 2012 (he will stay on for a time to help with the transition).

Geoffrey Melbourne and Deborah McMillan have completed their terms on the PPFRC.

Ben Marshall, Louis Larochelle, Hélène Pouliot, and John Have have completed their terms on the CRMCR.

Sylvain St-Georges’ term on the CRMCR should not have been noted as having been completed. He is still serving on the committee as a regulatory representative.

Normand Gendron has resigned from the SPEC.

Jason Wiebe has resigned as the chair of the RMCR.

The terms of Denise Cheung and Cara Low have been completed on the PCFRC, and they leave with the committee’s thanks. Louis-Christian Dupuis has resigned from the committee.

 

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