2015-16 Board of Directors

 

Executive Committee

 

  • Portrait photo of Maia Bent, President
  • Portrait photo of Adam Wagman, President-Elect
  • Portrait photo of Claire Wilkinson, Vice President
  • Portrait photo of Allen Wynperle, Treasurer
  • Portrait photo of Ronald Bohm, Secretary
  • Portrait photo of Laura Hillyer, Parliamentarian
  • Portrait photo of Laurie Tucker, Member at Large
  • Portrait photo of Rikin Morzaria, Member at Large
  • Portrait photo of Maria Damiano, Member at Large
  • Portrait photo of Steve Rastin, Immediate Past President

 

Directors

Kristian Bonn – Trenton
John Michael Bray – Sudbury
Heidi Brown – Toronto
Simona Jellinek – Toronto
Michelle Jorge – Toronto
Duncan Macgillivray – Thunder Bay
Darcy Merkur – Toronto
Ryan Murray – Barrie
Derek Nicholson – Ottawa
Stanley Pasternak – Toronto

Sandev Purewal – Toronto
Tina Radimisis – Toronto
Jay Ralston – Barrie
Najma Rashid – Ottawa
Darcy Romaine – Aurora
Allan Rouben – Toronto
Jason Singer – Toronto
Siona Sullivan – St. Catharines
Alex Voudouris – Toronto

 

Directors (Ex-officio, Non-voting)

Medical Malpractice Section Chair: Joni Dobson
New Lawyers Division Chair: Shane Henry
Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Chair: Barbara MacFarlane

 

Past Presidents

Bruce Hillyer – Burlington
John McLeish – Toronto
Dermot Nolan – Hamilton
James Scarfone – Hamilton
Barbara Legate – London
George Bonn – Trenton
James Vigmond – Barrie
Gary Will – Oakville
Stephen Firestone – Toronto
Tom Connolly – Ottawa
Robert Munroe – Hamilton
Russ Howe – Aurora
Honourary President Hubert Bray – Sudbury
Greg Monforton – Windsor
Richard Halpern – Toronto
Patrick Brown – Toronto
Judith Hull – London
Dale Orlando – Toronto
Paul Harte – Markham
Andrew Murray – London
Charles Gluckstein – Toronto

 

American Association for Justice Representatives

Board of Governors: Gary Will, Laura Hillyer, Claire Wilkinson
State Delegates: Michelle Jorge

 

 

Board Nomination Process

The OTLA Board of Directors consists of 30 voting Directors and 3 non-voting Section Chairs. 

Board terms begin in June each year and Directors are elected to a three year term with the potential to be re-elected for two additional (3 year) terms. There are generally 9 positions renewing each year.

Nomination forms can be submitted between December – February each year.

The election is held at the April Board meeting with the slate of Directors presented for approval by the membership at the Annual General Meeting in May of each year.

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