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

  • CHAIR: Suzanne Fillion, CPA, CGA, Manager, Financial Services, City of Surrey - Finance & Technology, Surrey, BC
  • Kevin Bertles, Director, Financial Services, City of Vernon, Vernon, BC
  • Jeffrey Dalley, Director, Corporate Services, City of Yellowknife, Yellowknife, NT
  • Jackie Dueck, Systems & Reporting Manager, City of Kelowna, Kelowna, BC
  • Bruce H. Fisher, Manager, Financial Policy & Planning, Halifax Regional Municipality, Halifax, NS
  • Kevin Fudge, Commissioner of Finance and Administrative Services, City of Saint John, Saint John, NB
  • Clae Hack, Director of Finance, City of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, SK
  • Glen Jarbeau, Finance Manager, City of Spruce Grove, Spruce Grove, AB
  • Josie La Vita, Executive Director, Financial Planning, City of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • John J. Martin, CA, CFO, City of Moncton, Moncton, NB
  • Rick Masters, Manager - Finance, City of Calgary, Calgary, AB
  • Paul Olafson, Corporate Controller, City of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB
  • Stacey Padbury, Branch Manager, Financial Services, City of Edmonton - Finance, Edmonton, AB
  • Mrs. June Schultz, Regina, SK
  • Yves Tedom, Comptroller, Town of Hampstead, Hampstead, QC
  • Fuwing Wong, CFO, Town of Caledon, Caledon, ON
  • Nancy Yates, Accounting Manager, City of Vaughan, Maple, ON


  • Dr. Mark R. Gilbert, Professor, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
  • Donna Herridge, President, DonCan Consulting, Mississauga, ON


  • Catherine J. Brubacher, General Manager of Corporate Services and City Treasurer, Corporation of City of Brantford, Brantford, ON

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