Committee on Canadian Issues (CCI)

The Committee on Canadian Issues works to meet the unique needs of GFOA's Canadian members. The committee has 20 members and two advisors. 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 
  • Jackie Dueck, Systems and Reporting Manager, City of Kelowna, 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

GFOA Staff