Committees

The work of the IIC would not be possible without the contributions of IIC members who serve as volunteers on the committees established by the Board of Directors to manage the various activities and initiatives of the IIC. The current IIC Committees, along with their members, are listed below.

Nominating Committee

 Chair   
Robert Thornton Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP Toronto, ON
  Members
Denis Ferland
 Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
 Montreal, QC
Harvey Chaiton
Chaitons LLP
Toronto, ON
 Michelle Grant
 PricewaterhouseCoopers
 Vancouver, BC
 Christian Bourque
 PricewaterhouseCoopers Montreal, QC
 Mat Harris
 Deloitte LLP
 Halifax, NS
Tracy Sandler Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Toronto, ON
Chris Simard
Bennett Jones LLP
 Calgary, AB

Policy Reform Committee

   Chair
 Pamela Huff Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Toronto, ON
Members
Robin Schwill
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Toronto, ON
Michelle Grant
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Vancouver, BC
Allan Nackan
Farber Financial Group
Toronto, ON
Maurice Chiasson
Stewart McKelvey
Halifax, NS
Christian Lachance
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLPMontreal, QC
Harvey Chaiton
Chaitons LLP
 Toronto, ON

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Conference Committee 2023

Chair
David Sieradzki
KSV Advisory
Toronto, ON
Members 









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Law Student Writing Award Program: Judges Panel

Chair
Shayne KukulowiczCassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Toronto, ON
Members
Lance Williams
McCarthy T├ętrault LLP
Vancouver, BC
David BishTorys LLPToronto, ON
Mica Arlette
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Toronto, ON
Jeffrey Lee
MLT Aikins
Saskatoon, SK
Jennifer Stam
 Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Toronto, ON
 Michel Marleau
 Ernst & Young Inc.
 Montreal, QC
Craig Munro
 FTI Consulting Canada
Vancouver, BC

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National Membership Committee

Co-Chairs
Elizabeth Pillon
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Toronto, ON
 Martin Rosenthal
Ernst & Young Inc.
 Montreal, QC
Members
Jane Dietrich
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLPOntario Region
Mary Buttery
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
BC Region
Sylvain Rigaud
Woods LLP
Quebec Region
Jeffrey Oliver
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Prairies Region
Josh McElman
Cox & Palmer LLP
Atlantic Region

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Regional Membership Committees

Chair
  
Josh McElmanCox & Palmer LLP Halifax, NS
Members  
Geoffrey Spencer
 McInnes Cooper
 Halifax, NS
George Kinsman
 Ernst & Young Inc.
 Halifax, NS

Quebec Region

Chair
Sylvain Rigaud
Woods LLP
Montreal, QC
Members
Michel Marleau
Ernst & Young
Montreal, QC
Christian Lachance
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Montreal, QC
Christian Bourque
PricewaterhouseCoopers
 Montreal, QC

Ontario Region

Chair
Jane Dietrich
Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP
Toronto, ON
Members
Nigel Meakin
FTI Consulting Ltd.
Toronto, ON
Linc Rogers
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Toronto, ON
George Benchetrit
Chaitons LLP
Toronto, ON
Virginie Gauthier
 Gowling WLG
Toronto, ON

Prairies Region

Chair
Jeffrey Oliver
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Calgary, AB

J.J. Burnell
MLT Aikins LLP
Winnipeg, MB
Paul Darby
PricewaterhouseCoopersCalgary, AB
Robyn Gurofsky
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Calgary, AB
 Adam Maerov
 McMillan LLP
 Calgary, AB

BC Region

Chair
Mary Buttery
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Vancouver, BC
Members
Michelle Grant
PricewaterhouseCoopersVancouver, BC
Tevia Jeffries
Farris LLP
Vancouver, BC
Mario Mainella
The Bowra Group
Vancouver, BC
Anthony Tillman
Alvarez & Marsal
Vancouver, BC

Regional Networking & Professional
Development Committees

Board Liaisons
 Kibben Jackson
 Fasken Vancouver, BC
 Milly Chow
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
 Toronto, ON

Atlantic Region

Chair
George Kinsman
Ernst & Young Inc
Halifax, NS

Quebec Region

Chair
Joseph Reynaud
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Montreal, QC

Ontario Region

Chair
Leanne Williams
Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP
Toronto , ON

Prairies Region

Co-Chairs
David Bryan
PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc.
Edmonton, AB
Sean Collins
McCarthy Tetrault LLPCalgary, AB

BC Region

Chair
Craig Munro
FTI Consulting Ltd.
Vancouver, BC

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Editorial Advisory Committee

Chair
Darren BieganekDuncan Craig LLPEdmonton, AB
Members
Mark Wentzell
Grant Thornton LLP
Vancouver, BC
Maria Konyukova
 Stikeman Elliott LLP
Toronto, ON
 David Sieradzki
 KSV Advisory
Toronto, ON
 
  
Co-Editors
Alfonso Nocilla
Western University
London, ON
Thomas Telfer
Western University
London, ON

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Communications Committee

Chair
Natasha MacParland
Davis Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Toronto, ON
Members
Steve Weisz
Cozen O'Connor LLP
Toronto, ON
Paul Bishop
FTI Consulting
Toronto, ON
Sandra Abitan
Oslers, Hoskin & Harcourt
Montreal, QC
 Martin Rosenthal
 Ernst & Young Inc.
 Montreal, QC

Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee

 Co-Chairs 
 John Sandrelli
 Dentons Canada
 Vancouver, BC
 Kelly Bourassa
 Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
 Toronto, ON
Members
 Deryck Helkaa
 FTI Consulting
 Calgary, AB
 Sandra Abitan
 Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt
 Montreal, QC
 Natasha MacParland
 Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
 Toronto, ON

Intervention Committee

 Chair   
Wayne Myles
Cox & Palmer
St. Johns, NL
 Members
Natasha MacParland
 Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
 Toronto, ON
Sylvain Rigaud
Woods LLP
 Montreal, QC
 Ian Sutherland
 McDougall Gauley LLP
 Saskatoon, SK
 Steven Weisz
Cozen O'Connor LLP
Toronto, ON
 Kelly Bourassa
 Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
 Calgary, AB


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