Committee on Canadian Issues (CCI)

The Committee on Canadian Issues works to meet the unique needs of GFOA's Canadian members. The committee has 19 members and two advisors. Committee members are drawn from 9 of Canada's 10 provinces, including also the Northwest Territories.

Members of the Committee

  • Kevin Bertles, Chief Financial Officer, City of Armstrong, BC
  • Jeffrey Dalley, Director of Corporate Services, City of Yellowknife, NT 
  • Suzanne Fillion, Manager of Financial Services, City of Surrey, BC
  • Bruce Fisher, Manager, Financial Policy & Planning, Halifax Regional Municipality, NS
  • Kevin Fudge, Commissioner of Finance & Administration (CFO), City of Saint John, NB
  • Clae Hack, Director of Finance, City of Saskatoon, SK
  • Patrice Impey, General Manager of Financial Services, Group Director of Finance, City of Vancouver, BC
  • Glen Jarbeau, Finance Manager, City of Spruce Grove, AB
  • Josie La Vita, Executive Director, City of Toronto – Financial Planning Division, ON
  • Rick Masters, Manager of Finance-Transportation, Planning, Development & Assessment, City of Calgary, AB
  • Paul Olafson, Corporate Controller, City of Winnipeg, MB  
  • Stacey Padbury, Deputy City Treasurer, Branch Manager Financial Services, City of Edmonton, AB 
  • June Schultz, Director of Finance, City of Regina, SK
  • Tina Tapley, Director of Finance/City Treasurer, City of Fredericton, New Brunswick 
  • Yves Prosper Tedom, Comptroller Finance, Town of Hampstead, QC
  • Valentina Todoran, Treasurer, Montreal-West, Quebec
  • Fuwing Wong, Chief Financial Officer, Town of Caledon, ON
  • Nancy Yates, Accounting Manager, City of Vaughan, ON


  • Mark Gilbert, Professor, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Donna Herridge, President , DonCan Consulting, Mississauga, ON


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