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Board and Council Updates

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Eligibility and Education Council

The following people have been appointed to the (sub)committees and task forces named below:
  • Accreditation: John Dark (Vice-chair) and Cara Low.
  • Task Force on Canadian Eligibility Requirements: Bruce Langstroth, retroactive to November 1, 2012.
  • Pension Subcommittee of the Committee on Continuing Education: Jean-François Poitras, retroactive to November 27, 2012.
  • P&C Subcommittee of the Committee on Continuing Education: Nathalie Bégin (Chair), Rachel Dutil, Lisa Guglietti, Fiona So, and Ming Zheng. Note: the Eligibility and Education Council has approved the subcommittee’s membership for 2012–2013, retroactive to November 27, 2012. The new members being approved are Lisa Guglietti, Fiona So, and Ming Zheng.
  • Practice Education Course Organizing Committee: Thomas Hinton (Chair), Stephen Cheng, Wes Foerster, and Bruce Langstroth, effective January 1, 2013.
  • 2013 Practice Education Course exam subcommittees:
    • Retirement Benefits: Stephen Cheng (Chair), Mark Campbell, Corinne Escaravage, Murray Ferguson, Karen Kulchyski, Alexandre Larose, Katie McElwain, Bryan Merida, Haripaul Pannu, Jean-François Poitras, Shannon Tesluck, Don Tettmar, Henry Yuen, and Alexandru Zaharia. Note: the new members being approved are Mark Campbell, Murray Ferguson, Karen Kulchyski, Alexandre Larose, Katie McElwain, Bryan Merida, Shannon Tesluck, Don Tettmar, and Henry Yuen.
    • Group Benefits: Bruce Langstroth (Chair), Ken Chin, Mike Correa, Erin Crump, Loretta Di Caro, Bruno Gagnon, Lyna Gendron, Martin Laframboise, Linda Maillet, and René Norena.
    • Individual Life and Annuities and Finance/Investment: Wes Foerster (Chair), Alan Bates, Luc Bergeron, Melissa Bui, Ahwaz Chagani, Mark Edwards, Frédéric Jacques, Mark Jarvis, Jennie Leung, Alanna Rand, David Stalker, Carole Vincent, and Si Xie. Note: the new members being approved are Ahwaz Chagani, Mark Jarvis, Jennie Leung, Alanna Rand, and Si Xie.
Pierre-Paul Renaud has been appointed as the CIA Liaison to the Society of Actuaries’ General Insurance Committees, effective immediately.

David Landriault has been appointed as the Accreditation Actuary at the University of Waterloo, retroactive to January 1, 2013.

For information only:

The following people have left the (sub)committees named below, and leave with thanks from the Institute:
  • Accreditation: Neville Henderson and Amy Pun;
  • P&C Subcommittee of the Committee on Continuing Education: Fengru Liu and Xavier Bénarosch;
  • PEC Organizing Committee: Bruno Valdevit;
  • Retirement Benefits Subcommittee for the 2013 Practice Education Course: Nikolina Gateva, Jared Mickall, Bruno Valdevit, and Tulio Walles; and
  • Individual Life and Annuities and Finance/Investment Subcommittee for the 2013 Practice Education Course: Steve Sullivan, Myriam Roux, Blake Hill, Carol Moellers, and Julia Viinikka.

Member Services Council

The following people have been appointed to the (sub)committees named below:

  • Annuitant Experience Subcommittee of the Research Committee: Mark Harazny (not enrolled with the CIA), effective immediately; and Diana Pisanu (Chair), effective February 1, 2013;
  • Individual Living Benefits Experience Subcommittee of the Research Committee: Benoit Miclette (Chair), effective June 1, 2012;
  • Research: Benoit Miclette, effective June 1, 2012; and Diana Pisanu, effective February 1, 2013; and
  • Volunteer Initiatives: Minnie Green (Vice-chair), effective immediately.

For information only, regarding subcommittees of the Research Committee:

  • Annuitant Experience: Paul Gobeil and Sherry Xie have resigned as members, effective immediately, and Julie Chambers has completed her mandate as chair. All leave with the subcommittee’s thanks.
  • Individual Living Benefits Experience: Graham Dixon has resigned, effective immediately, and leaves with the subcommittee’s thanks.
 

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