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 one advisor. Committee members are drawn from 9 of Canada's 10 provinces, including also the Northwest Territories.

Members of the Committee

  • CO-CHAIR: Catherine Brubacher, City Treasurer, City of Brantford, Ontario
  • CO-CHAIR: Suzanne Fillion, Manager of Financial Services, City of Surrey, BC
  • Kevin Bertles, Director of Financial Services, City of Vernon, BC
  • Jeffrey Dalley, Director of Corporate Services, City of Yellowknife, NT 
  • Jacke Dueck, Systems and Reporting Manager, City of Kelowna, BC
  • Bruce Fisher, Manager, Financial Policy & Planning, Halifax Regional Municipality, NS
  • Clae Hack, Finance Manager, City of Warman, SK
  • Donna Herridge, Manager of Finance, Transportation, and Works, City of Mississauga, ON
  • Patrice Impey, General Manager of Financial Services, Group Director of Finance, City of Vancouver, BC
  • Glen Jarbeau, Finance Manager, City of Spruce Grove, AB
  • Greg Kliparchuk, Executive Director and Senior Financial Officer, Province of Alberta, Alberta
  • Josie La Vita, Executive Director, City of Toronto – Financial Planning Division, ON
  • John Martin, City Treasurer & CFO, City of Moncton, New Brunswick
  • Rick Masters, Manager of Finance-Transportation, Planning, Development & Assessment, City of Calgary, AB
  • Paul Olafson, Corporate Controller, City of Winnipeg, MB  
  • 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


  • Mark Gilbert, Professor, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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