Landlord And Tenant Board (Tribunals Ontario)
Dr. Egya Sangmuah has been a full-time member of the Landlord and Tenant Board since 2007. He was a member of the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) from 1996 to 2006, including 8 years with the Immigration Appeal Division. Prior to joining the IRB, Dr. Sangmuah was counsel to the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation and a member of the Liquor Licence Board of Ontario. He is also a volunteer coach with the Toronto Eagles Soccer Club. He holds a PhD in History from the University of Toronto, a Master of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, a Bachelor of Laws degree from McGill University and an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Classical Civilisation from the University of Ghana, Africa.
has a background in law and education. After graduating from Queen’s University’s Faculty of Law, she practised litigation in the City of Toronto’s Legal Services Division. She then completed her Bachelor of Education degree and became a Project Manager with the Ontario Justice Education Network, a not-for-profit organization specializing in justice education for youth. Ms. Solomon has also worked as a part-time Professor in the Paralegal and law Clerk programs at Seneca College.
Kevin Lundy is a former Self-Employed criminal defense Lawyer, and a former associate lawyer for John Lang and Associates. His community involvement includes serving as a Member of Program Advisory Committee for Conestoga College, Paralegal Studies Program.
Sean Henry has held the following roles: Senior Policy Advisor for Legal Issues with OMERS; Team Manager with the Investigations Department of the Law Society of Ontario; Policy Advisor with the Accountability and Performance Brand of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing; Vice-Chair with the Landlord and Tenant Board; and member with the Social Assistance Review Board, the Social Benefits Tribunal, the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal and the Landlord and Tenant Board. Sean holds the following degrees: Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University, Master of Business Administration from York University and Honors Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.
Ruth Carey is a full-time member of the Landlord and Tenant Board and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. She is also a former Executive Director and a lawyer at the HIV and AIDS Legal Clinic (Ontario). Ms. Carey's community involvement has included serving on the Board of Directors of Pro Bono Law Ontario, the Ontario Advisory Committee on HIV/AIDS and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network. Ms. Carey is the recipient of numerous awards including the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network 2007 Award for Action on HIV and Human Rights. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Ottawa, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Women's Studies and a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry from the University of Toronto. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993.
Guy Savoie is a full-time Vice-Chair at the Landlord and Tenant Board. He is a former Professor with Seneca College who taught business and marketing programs. His community involvement includes serving as a guest speaker with the Osgoode Hall Law School and the Parkdale Community Legal Clinic. Mr. Savoie holds a Business Administration diploma from Centennial College.
Dawn Sullivan is a full-time member of the Landlord and Tenant Board. She is a former member of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and the Ontario Parole Board. She has worked as a policy analyst with Correctional Service Canada and has managed grant programs that address the unmet needs of victims of crime. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas State University.
Troy Rossignol commenced his career in law enforcement as a Police Constable with Toronto Police Service in 1996. After 5 years in policing, his focus shifted to By-Law Enforcement where he achieved certifications as a Municipal Law Enforcement Officer and Property Standards Officer. He became a member of the Ontario Racing Commission in 2008 where he was appointed to the Industry Appeal Board and later attained the position of Judge. In January 2019 he became a Member of the Landlord and Tenant Board. Mr. Rossignol holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Justice from Laurentian University.
Nicola Mulima is an Ontario Lawyer who has worked in administrative law, commercial law, and charity law. She has also practiced in the areas of landlord and tenant and human rights law. She has served as an adjudicator on a Municipal Tribunal and at the Superior Court of Justice. Ms. Mulima holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, is a member of the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators and holds certifications in adjudication and mediation. Ms. Mulima has served on several Boards of Directors in Toronto and the Peel Region.
Robert Patchett holds a Bachelor of Laws from Queen's University. He has served with the Canadian Armed Forces for over 40 years both full-time and remains part time. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion where he volunteers as a Branch Service Officer. He has previously been employed by the Canadian Forces Housing Agency as a Military Advisor and Policy Advisor, and with Service Canada as a program officer. Robert is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and was called to the Bar in 2005.
Ian Speers has practiced law with a focus on real property matters. He is the 2020-21 Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Real Property Section, and a past Chair of the Ontario Bar Association Real Property Section. He has regularly presented at continuing education sessions run by the Law Society of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association. Ian is as an adjunct professor in real estate transactions at Osgoode Hall Law School and has previously taught at the Queen’s University and Ryerson University Faculties of Law, and Humber College’s law clerk programme.
Michelle Tan studied business at the University of Western Ontario and obtained her Juris Doctor thereafter from the University of Calgary. During law school she worked as the Director of Pro Bono Students Canada at the Calgary regional branch. Michelle was called to both the Alberta and Ontario Bars in 2011. She practiced litigation for a decade, advocating for the severely-injured and vulnerable. She has appeared at all levels of the Ontario Courts including the Court of Appeal, and before various tribunals, advocating for clients in accident and medical malpractice claims. Michelle is currently the Vice Chair for the Board of Directors of the Human Rights Legal Support Centre, and she is also appointed part-time as a Vice Chair for the Landlord and Tenant Board. In addition to serving in social justice roles, Michelle is a sole practitioner doing wills and estates planning.
Jeanie Theoharis is a lawyer specializing in administrative and regulatory law. She attended University of Toronto and State University of New York, successfully obtaining a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Juris Doctorate in Law, and has been called to the bars of Ontario and New York. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators. Ms. Theoharis has gained extensive adjudicative and dispute resolution experience having been appointed at various tribunals as a member, vice chair and associate chair. Her community involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Peel Region, Chair of the Community Investment Cabinet, Board of Directors for the Hellenic Canadian Lawyers' Association and the UW of Greater Toronto's Management Advisory Group. She has also participated as an assessor for the Law Practice Program at Ryerson University, and actively presents sessions on regulatory and administrative law.
Harry Cho has practiced landlord and tenant law at community legal clinics since 2000. He is a former Chair of North Peel and Dufferin County Legal Services and a former volunteer caseworker with Downtown Legal Services Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. Mr. Cho holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Queen's University and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Toronto.
has been a member of the Landlord and Tenant Board since 2011. She is a former member of the Social Benefits Tribunal and has held positions with the Canadian Bankers Association and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. Ms. Macchione has also served as member and Treasurer of Supportive Housing in Peel and member of the Community Advisory Committee at Trillium Health Centre. She holds a Specialized Honour’s degree in Sociology and Psychology specializing in race and ethnic relations from York University.
graduated from McGill University with an LL.B. in 1993, and articled at Blake, Cassels & Graydon in Toronto, becoming a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1995. For the last 20 years, Ms. Morris has been working as a rabbi in large urban congregations in Canada and the United Kingdom. Since returning to Canada in 2015, she has been teaching and performing pastoral work. In her rabbinic role, Ms. Morris was involved with all the pastoral, religious, and education activity in her own immediate community, but has always worked closely with her colleagues, on the Executive Board of the Assembly of Rabbis (and its adjudicative panel, the Bet Din), and in the wider community, through teaching at the University of Glasgow, and as Jewish representative to the Scottish Faith Leaders multi-faith group. She served on the pastoral team to the Toronto Pan Am Games, and has been passionate about multi-faith work throughout her career. Through her counselling and pastoral work, Ms. Morris has acquired a wealth of experience mediating and adjudicating in a range of areas that impact most directly on people's daily lives.
holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Trent University. Ms. Whittick was a Professor at Durham College in the School of Justice & Emergency Services teaching the Landlord and Tenant program to potential paralegals and law clerks. Ms. Whittick is a Paralegal and has practiced in the area of Landlord and Tenant for 14 years. Her community involvement includes hosting an internship program at Durham College as well as previously creating and delivering an accredited Landlord and Tenant course for Women's Paralegal Association of Ontario.
Diane Wade completed her Honours B.A. (English with a minor in Sociology) at McMaster University in Hamilton. She attended the University of Ottawa Common Law Program and was called to the Bar in February 2002. From January 2002 until February 2020 Diane was the Ottawa Tenant Duty Counsel Supervisory Lawyer, which included managing the Ottawa program as well as training law and paralegal students in Residential Landlord and Tenant Law. From January 2016 until February 2020, she was also a part-time professor at the University of Ottawa, teaching the Landlord and Tenant Law course from a social justice perspective. Diane’s law school and legal career has focussed on poverty law and social justice issues. Since 2005 Diane has been a co-facilitator of an annual local golf tournament in support of the Ottawa Food Bank.
Richard Ferriss was a Member of the Social Benefits Tribunal from 2015 - 2020. Prior to that he practiced administrative law as a lawyer for 13 years. He was employed as Review Counsel with the Community and Legal Aid Services Programme at Osgoode Hall Law School where he also acted for a year as the Clinical Director. In his position as Review Counsel, he appeared regularly before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, the Social Benefits Tribunal, the Landlord and Tenant Board, and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, amongst others. Mr. Ferriss has a long history of volunteer work, most recently as a resident council member of Black Creek Community Farm. He was also a founding board member of the Success Beyond Limits Education program and the All-Together Affordable Housing Corporation. Mr. Ferriss holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School.
Jitewa Edu is a full-time member of the Landlord and Tenant Board and was previously employed by Legal Aid Ontario at North Peel and Dufferin Community Legal Services and Downsview Community Legal Services. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and holds Law degrees from the University of Benin and the Nigerian Law School.
Khalid Akram received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo and my law degree from the University of Windsor. While in law school, I volunteered with local legal clinics – Legal Assistance of Windsor and Community Legal Aid. I also completed my articles with these clinics and was called to the Bar in 2015. After my call, I opened up my own practice in the areas of criminal defence, immigration and real estate law. I also worked at Legal Assistance of Windsor as a part-time staff lawyer on contract where I supervised law students and represented clients in landlord and tenant, ODSP/OW appeals, and immigration matters. I also have been providing Tenant Duty Counsel services at the LTB since August 2015.
Vladimir Nikitin is a full-time Member at the Landlord and Tenant Board. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton University and a Law degree from McGill University. After his call to the Ontario Bar in 2016, he worked as a lawyer in Toronto, London, and Hamilton focusing on Wills, Trusts and Estates.
Arnab Quadry was called to the Ontario bar in 2013. He has experience working as a staff lawyer for the Huron/Perth Community Legal Clinic and as in-house counsel for the Huron-Perth Children's Aid Society. In the community, he has served as a volunteer board member of the Local Community Food Centre. Arnab received his B.A. from Bowdoin College and his law degree from the University of Western Ontario.
Dawn Wickett has extensive experience as an adjudicator. She previously was appointed to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and the Social Benefits Tribunal. Her professional careeer has included in the area of adult and children’s mental health, crisis intervention and child welfare. Mrs. Wickett has extensive training in adjudication, legislative interpretation, human rights, mental health and trauma related issues.
Poeme Manigat was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009 and holds an LL.M from Osgoode Hall Law School. He has a B.A. in Public Policy and has been a dedicated public servant for eight years. Poeme worked for the Ministry of Labour; appeared before the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal; and has extensive experience in legal research and writing, particularly when with the Ministry of the Attorney General (SIU). With the LSUC, he has worked as a jurilinguise, and has taught law at Sheridan College and private institutions in Ontario. Poeme is passionate about mentoring and coaching student-athletes.
Sonia Anwar-Ali is a Licensed Paralegal in the province of Ontario and has represented clients before the Landlord and Tenant Board since the beginning of her career. Ms. Anwar-Ali has an honors Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Queen’s University as well with honors from the Paralegal program (Accelerated) at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Debbie Mosaheb has been a full-time member of the Landlord and Tenant Board since 2011. She previously worked as a Complaints Resolution Officer for the Law Society of Upper Canada, Professional Regulation Division. Ms. Mosaheb worked for the Law Society of Upper Canada for almost 20 years in various departments. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Sociology, holds a certificate from the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario and an Alternate Dispute Resolution certificate from Stitt Feld Handy Group.
Dana Wren is a seasoned executive working for many years within the bereavement services sector. Her areas of expertise include; contract negotiations, stakeholder relations, budget development, marketing and management. Mrs. Wren holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, with Honours in Business Communications from Brock University. She is active in her community and is the volunteer coordinator of Brockville's annual Community Christmas Dinner, a long standing tradition, providing meal and companionship for those in need on Christmas Day.
Renée Lang is a former litigation staff lawyer at the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic. Her community involvement includes serving as a member for the HIV Research Ethics Board. Ms. Lang holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Toronto.
Heather Chapple received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Acadia University, Nova Scotia in 1995. She was a licenced paralegal and a former Municipal Prosecutor with the City of Hamilton.
Fabio Quattrociocchi is a licensed paralegal in the Province of Ontario who has represented clients before the Landlord and Tenant Board since the beginning of his career. Mr. Quattrociocchi has previously volunteered with the Woodbridge Soccer Club as a youth soccer coach. Mr. Quattrociocchi has a Diploma from the Paralegal Program at Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and the Police Foundations Program at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology.
Steven Mastoras is a successful entrepreneur, community leader and small business advocate. Passionate about economic development, community engagement and government policy. Currently, a licensed real estate professional and community relations consultant, Rotarian and member of the Michael Garron Hospital “Heart of the East” Campaign. A former elected Council member in the Borough of East York, past Board of Directors for Restaurants Canada, past member of the Toronto East General Hospital Board of Governors and Foundation Board, past Assistant District Governor with Rotary International, and past Homes First Foundation Board of Directors.
Peter Nicholson has practiced law in the Niagara Region since 2010 and has previously taught Landlord and Tenant Law at Niagara College for a number of terms. In 2018, Peter Nicholson was elected to serve on Niagara Regional Council, representing the riding of Niagara Falls, Ontario. He is also a lector and volunteer at St. Patrick Parish in Niagara Falls and has served as a board member for the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Foundation. He is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Western University.
Greg Brocanier has over 20 years of experience as a former leader in sales and project management, serving industries in the retail distribution, telecommunications and tech sectors. He has over 15 years of entrepreneurial experience designing and implementing successful business development, retail and marketing strategies. Greg served 5 years as a Board Member and Chair of the Downtown Business Improvement Area. He has over 15 years of community involvement as a volunteer coach for boys and girls minor hockey, and serving for 2 years as the Director of Development.
JOHN DOUGLAS BROADFOOT WILKINS
Doug Wilkins holds a physics and business degree from the University of Waterloo as well as a law degree from Queen’s University. He practiced law in several community legal clinics and as a staff lawyer at Legal Aid Ontario. He is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.
MICHAEL DI SALLE
Michael Di Salle holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Business Administration from Lake Superior State University. He has over 25 years experience as a business professional and manager with a background in business management, sales management, operations, and business development. Mr. Di Salle has extensive experience with contract negotiations, operating budgets, process efficiency, and employee supervision. He is currently a full-time member of the Landlord and Tenant Board and serves as a volunteer with the Ontario Trillium Foundation on a Grant Review Team .
Jagger Benham is a long-time resident of Strathroy-Caradoc. A licensed paralegal with the Law Society of Ontario since 2012, Jagger has been a paralegal and municipal prosecutor since 2003. Jagger was also appointed as a Hearings Officer with the cities of Hamilton and Burlington in 2019. An avid musician, Jagger has volunteered his time performing on behalf of a number of charities including Pride London and United Way and is also a member of the Strathroy-Caradoc Stakeholder Advisory Committee.
Percy Laryea is an ADR/Litigation Specialist at RBC/Aviva Insurance since 2013. He has an Honours BA from York University and obtained his LLM & Dispute Resolution from Robert Gordon University of Scotland, UK. He was one of the founders of the York University Ghanaian Student Association. His community involvement includes serving as a guest speaker with the Ghanaian Canadian Culture Club and a Board member of the Canadian Commonwealth Junior Futsal Football Association. He is currently a part time Business Management professor with CDI College.
is a Member (Part-Time) for the Landlord and Tenant Board, and a former Senior Project Manager for Zoran Properties Inc. His community involvement includes serving as a Secretary for All Saints Serbian Orthodox Church.
Emily Robb graduated with an Honors Diploma from Durham College's Paralegal program in April 2010 and was licenced by the Law Society in October 2010. Emily worked at Durham Community Legal Clinic as Tenant Duty Council, assisting tenants with their housing matters, and representing clients before the Social Benefits Tribunal. At the beginning of 2021, Emily started working for a paralegal firm that represents clients at the Landlord and Tenant Board.
Natalie James is a small business owner and ethical leader who brings 25 years of experience in business and entrepreneurship, public service and not-for-profit to her role. She enjoys sharing her diversified background and personal experiences through public speaking to encourage and support other women. She is passionate about causes that support building confidence in women and girls and mental health initiatives. Natalie is a mother of three who is active in her community and volunteers her time with various organizations.
Curtis Begg obtained a Bachelor of Applied Arts- Paralegal Studies degree from Humber College. Curtis has held positions in both public and private workforce sectors. Curtis frequently appeared before the Landlord and Tenant Board representing housing providers, landlords and tenants.
Donna Marshall started a career in the health care industry in 1991 as a health care aide, later shifting her studies to the field of law in 1998. Ms. Marshall has been a sole practitioner Paralegal since 1999 and is a licensee with the Law Society of Ontario. Ms. Marshall's advocacy has been predominantly in Landlord and Tenant law, Small Claims Court and Provincial Offences. Ms. Marshall has a special focus in human rights, equality, diversity, and inclusion. Ms. Marshall devotes her spare time to charities in her local community and delivering humanitarian aid and volunteering in third world countries.
JOHN BENJAMIN CASHMORE
John Benjamin Cashmore is a paralegal for Not Guilty Plea Paralegal Services Professional Corporation. His community involvement includes serving as a team manager for JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes, and as a Paralegal for Administration of Justice (pro bono assistance).
Lynn Mitchell is a Lawyer and founder of Lynn Mitchell Law, specializing in environmental and energy matters. She previously was a Partner at Rueter Scargall Bennett LLP and Heenan Blaikie LLP. Ms. Mitchell has 20 years of experience as an advocate for and counsel to individuals and corporations, after holding various management positions in financial services. She sits on the board of the Environmental Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association and is a past Director of a community legal clinic which assists low income individuals with landlord and tenant disputes. She holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University.
is a lawyer and a full-time member of the Licence Appeal Tribunal. Prior to her appointment, she worked in criminal and family law. She is fully bilingual and supports access to justice in both official languages. Stephanie holds a Legum Licentiatus and Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Kimberly Parish is a part-time member appointed to the Landlord and Tenant Board and Licence Appeal Tribunal. Her prior experience was working in the public sector as a Mediator and Arbitrator at ADR Chambers addressing statutory accident benefit disputes on behalf of the Financial Services Commission on Ontario. She was also previously a roster mediator for the Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program (Toronto). Her community involvement includes prior volunteer experience as a Mediator with Conflict Mediation Services of Downsview in their Youth Restorative Justice Program. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from York University and a Master of Law (LLM) degree in Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School.
Trish Carson is a Real Estate Broker for Century 21 and a licensed member of the Real Estate Council of Ontario. Trish was a former Broker of Record for Century 21 where she was solely responsible for all aspects of the Brokerage under the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act. Trish is also a former Deputy Returning Officer for Elections Canada. Her community involvement includes serving as a volunteer for Easter Seals and volunteering with the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign.
Born and raised in Stratord, Ontario, Frank Ebner enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces as an Air Weapons Controller in September 1984. He served in numerous operational, staff and command positions before his final assignment to NORAD headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After 35 years of military service, and attaining the rank of Colonel, Frank released from the Canadian Armed Forces in 2020. Frank graduated from Seneca College in Toronto with an Aviation and Flight Technology Diploma, and also earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. His post graduate education includes a Master of Arts Degree in International Relations from Deakin University, a Diploma in Defence Studies as a graduate of the Australian Command Staff College, and an Air War College diploma from the United States Air Force Air University. Frank enjoys hiking, cycling, recreational flying and travelling with his wife Susan. He is a proud father to Sarah and Franklin and grandfather to Ada.
Nicole Huneault is a licensed real estate agent associated with Royal Lepage North Heritage Realty in Sudbury. Nicole has a B.A. B.ed from Laurentian University, Ontario Teacher’s certificate as well as Law Clerk diploma from Cambrian College. Nicole has experience working as a realtor, a law clerk, and educator. She is a former Chairperson on the EI Board of Referees.
Rod Jackson serves as a Director (part-time) for the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council, and a member (part-time) for the Ontario Trillium Foundation. He is a partner at FullForce Legal Services LLP, and a former Chief Executive Officer for Barrie Chamber of Commerce.
John Tzanis has been serving as a member (part-time) for the Justices of the Peace Review Council since 2020, and he is an item writer of Paralegal License Exam for the Law Society of Ontario. His community involvement includes past President of the Ontario Paralegal Association, member of the LSO Equity Advisory Group, serving as a Director for Ontario Soccer and licensed soccer coach at Aurora Football Club.
Shahid Chaudhry presently serves as a member council for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He has been serving on the Registration and the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee for CPSO since May 2019. Previously, he had worked as a Senior leader in the telecommunications sector. He has a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering. From Osgoode Hall Law School he has completed his graduate certificate in Adjudication for Administrative Agencies, Boards & Tribunals. He is actively involved in his community and sits on boards for no of organizations. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Trafalgar Castle School. He is recipient of various community awards. He has been a member of a number of professional associations. With an extensive experience in the areas of immigration and citizenship Mr. Chaudhry has been an immigration and citizenship consultant since 2011.
Amber Neumann is a part-time Member of the Landlord & Tenant Board. A former Crown Counsel in the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee, she is an experienced litigator at the intersection of property rights and psychosocial disability. Amber was called to the Bar in 2017 and remains a licensed lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. She is also an accomplished project management profession with fifteen years of experience in the design and delivery of complex, multi-partner projects focused on rule of law and social development in the Arab Region, Canada, and the United States. Amber holds a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law, an Honour’s B.A. in political science from the University of Windsor, and a Certificate in Mental Health Law from Osgoode Hall Law School.
Susan Priest is a licensed Paralegal in the Province of Ontario and graduated college with an honours diploma. Since the start of her career, her sole focus has been on landlord & tenant matters. Ms. Priest has represented both landlords and tenants at the Landlord & Tenant Board and has extensive knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act. She has hosted several Paralegal placement students from various Ontario colleges as well as presenting at speaking engagements relating to landlord and tenant issues.
Amanda Chapman is a lawyer and mediator at Chapman Law Professional Corporation, having been called to the Ontario Bar in 2009. Amanda also serves as a part-time faculty at Georgian College and is involved in the summary legal counsel project offered through the Law Foundation in Ontario. Amanda is also a mentor and volunteer with Pro-Bono Ontario and remains actively involved in charitable work in her community.
Camille Tancioco attended the University of Toronto, graduating with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Ethics, Society and Law and Criminology. She attended the University of Western Ontario Law School in London, Ontario. There, she was a Supervisor for the University's legal aid clinic, Community Legal Services, and a Student Mediator with the University's Dispute Resolution Centre. From her active participation in the London community, she was awarded the Gretta J. Grant Prize in Community Legal Services upon graduation. She began her legal career in private practice as an Articling Student with a law firm in Hamilton, Ontario.
Panos Petrides is a Member of the Discipline/Appeals Committee of the Real Estate Council of Ontario and a former Member and Vice Chair of the Consent and Capacity Board. A seasoned adjudicator and investigator with experience in human rights and workplace harassment. His community activities have included membership in the COMPUS Expert Review Committee of the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health and the establishment of the Cypriot Community of Mississauga and District.
Peter Pavlovic has managed housing for over 30 years, in both the private and public sectors. He was licensed to practice real estate as well as providing consulting services on a variety of Landlord and Tenant, municipal and provincial requirements. He attended Seneca College in the Business Administration Program as well as York University Combined Honours Political Science & Administrative Studies (Public Administration and Management) where he was a member of the Tenure Review, Promotion, and Selection Committee. He has been a member of Markham Mayor’s Task Force on Homelessness, Public Art Advisory Committee as well as Property Standards Committee and is very active in minor hockey.
Anthony Bruno is an independent paralegal, and a former Provincial Prosecutor for Peel Crown Attorneys Office. His community involvement includes serving as a volunteer for Dixie Soccer Club and Mississauga Minor Ball Hockey.
Rebecca Case is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and was called to the bar in 2003. She previously practiced civil litigation, primarily in the area of class actions. She also teaches as a professor at Seneca College. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts, with distinction, Master of Science, and Bachelor of Laws each from the University of Toronto.
Greg Joy is a licensed paralegal with eleven years of adjudicative experience with extensive knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act. Served as Executive Director of the Ottawa Food Bank for 6 years and was a consultant in sport and fitness for the Ontario government. Won an Olympic silver medal in 1976, broke the world record in 1978 and was named Canada's Male Athlete of the Year.
Tavlin Kaur is a lawyer and a part-time member of the Landlord and Tenant Board. She is also cross-appointed to the Licence Appeal Tribunal as a full-time member. She practiced in the area of administrative law with a focus on issues impacting vulnerable and marginalized individuals. She has appeared as counsel before various administrative tribunals and courts. She was also a professor at Sheridan College and Durham College. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from York University, a Juris Doctor and a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School. Ms. Kaur is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and was called to the bar in 2010.
Elle Venhola obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario. She has practised as a lawyer for the past 20 years and has gained significant experience in landlord-tenant matters, both as a lawyer with a legal clinic and as an adjudicator in Edmonton, Alberta (Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Services). In addition, she has substantial experience in disability law, education law, social benefits law, human rights law, administrative law, constitutional law and children’s law, including issues relating to poverty and social justice. Ms. Venhola has represented clients at all levels of court and before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal. In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Venhola has advanced qualifications as a mediator.
Marie-France Pelletier has worked in the administrative justice sector for the past 12 years. Most recently, she was the first Chief Administrator (CEO) for the Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada. Prior to joining the ATSSC, Ms. Pelletier served as the Executive Vice-Chairperson of the Parole Board of Canada (PBC). She was responsible for overseeing matters relating to professional standards and training of PBC members. She was first appointed to the PBC in 2008 as a tribunal member in the Quebec region. Ms. Pelletier holds a law degree from the Université de Moncton. She is a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick and the Canadian Bar Association. She also served on the Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals (CCAT) Board as Vice-Chairperson. In July 2020, Ms. Pelletier was appointed as a part-time member of the Landlord and Tenant Board in Ontario.
Drasko Puseljic is an Ontario lawyer. His public service includes serving as a member of the Health Professionals Appeal and Review Board and the Health Services Appeal and Review Board.
Kathryn Kertesz has worked as a part- time appointed mediator/adjudicator member with The Condominium Authority Tribunal of Ontario (CAT). Prior to that Kathryn was a full- time mediator and investigator with the Information and Privacy Commissioner (Ontario). From 1999 to 2016, she was a full-time mediator for the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, for automobile accident insurance disputes. Kathryn has an LL.M in ADR.
ln addition to degrees from Lakehead University, John Henderson holds an Advanced Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Faculty of Law Windsor University. John W. Henderson has provided communications services for businesses and non-profit agencies throughout Northwestern Ontario since 1979. Mr. Henderson is involved with numerous local organizations including The North Shore Steelhead Association, Port Arthur Hunt Club and is an avid outdoorsman. Mr. Henderson acts as a mentor through the Community Economic Development Corporation and has had significant work experience with Indigenous economic development in the region.
Manjot Grewal has over 10 years of experience working within the financial services and investment management industry. Holding a Bachelor of Management and Organization Studies from the University of Western Ontario Manjot began her career at a one of the Big Five Banks in Canada, taking a break to pursue my passion for both education and travel while pursuing an International MBA at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. Manjot currently holds the Chartered Investment Manager Designation and is working as a Portfolio Manager for Scotiabank Private Investment Counsel.
Vlad Shustov graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto and subsequently received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Shustov had a private practice in Newmarket, ON until he semi-retired. Dr. Shustov is currently a part-time clinical instructor at Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries where he teaches his students to provide ethical and professional dental care to their patients. Dr. Shustov recently received an MBA degree in Health Care Administration. Vlad's community involvement includes serving as a parent volunteer for the Richmond Hill Aquatic Club. Dr. Shustov is a part-time member of the Ontario Parole Board.
Emile Ramlochan has held numerous roles as a tribunal member, mediator, adjudicator, and neutral dispute resolution professional for rehabilitation/hospital facilities, academic settings, businesses, families and vulnerable individuals. In addition to his Bachelor of Science Degree, Emile holds a Master of Laws degree in ADR and a Master of Laws degree in the field of Health Law, both of which were earned through Osgoode Hall Law School.
Alicia Johnson has over 20 years of experience working in both private and public sectors in areas of human resources, labour relations, and mediation services. Ms. Johnson has served as a Mediator with the Financial Services Commission of Ontario from 2008 – 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Carleton University and Human Resources Management Diploma from Seneca College. Ms. Johnson holds the title of Certified Human Resources Leader and is dedicated to volunteering as a member of the Complaints Committee, Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario, addressing matters of professional and regulatory conduct.
Inderdeep Padda received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and his law degree (Juris Doctor) from the University of Windsor. While in law school, he volunteered as a caseworker at the Community Legal Aid clinic. He completed his articles at the office of the Ministry of the Attorney General – Civil Remedies for Illicit Activities and was called to the Bar in 2016. After his call, he opened his own practice and focused primarily in the areas of Criminal Defence and Real Estate law. His past community involvement includes volunteering with the probation office at the Ontario Court of Justice located in Toronto.
Anita Lovrich is a lawyer and a graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Ms. Lovrich holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts with highest distinction in Philosophy and English from York University. She has a background in regulatory and administrative law and has worked as a senior policy advisor in the area of professional regulation. Ms. Lovrich is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.
E. Patrick Shea, MStJ, LSM is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office, . He is the Chair of Ontario's Business Law Modernization and Burden Reduction Council and was the Vice Chair of Ontario's Business Law Modernization Council. Mr. Shea serves as an external consultant/advisor to various Governments in the Caribbean Region with respect to the reform of their insolvency legislation and the adoption of financial institution resolution regimes. He is a past chair of the Ontario Bar Association's Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section, and the Canadian Bar Association's National Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section and is currently Co-Chair of the American Bankruptcy Institute's ("IBA") International Committee and a member of the Steering Committee for the IBA's Top 40 Under 40 Initiative. Mr. Shea is a Director of St John Ambulance's Toronto Branch, and previously served as a Director and Chair of the Governance Committee for St John Ambulance Ontario and as Chair of the St John Canada Foundation. He is a Member of the Order of St John, and a recipient of the Law Society Medal, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers, two Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendations and an Ontario Volunteer Service Award.
Daniel Berube is a Paralegal. Daniel's experience involves being a sole practitioner in his paralegal office since 2018, property management experience, and his prior career involved occupational health and safety for more than 8 years. Daniel's community involvement includes volunteering for Community Living Temiskaming South and The Canadian Red Cross.
Daniel Fiorini is a self-employed Barrister and Solicitor, and a former project coordinator for Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (formerly Construction Safety Association of Ontario). His community involvement includes formerly serving as Director for Ontario Masters Athletics.
Robert Brown is a paralegal based out of London, Ontario. Throughout his career he has represented both landlords and tenants at the LTB. Mr. Brown was also a professional musician for over 25 years during which time he donated his music skills to various charities throughout the GTA and Southern Ontario
Sheena Brar is a real estate representative for Remax Real Estate Centre, and a former operations manager for Sai Dham Food Bank. Her community involvement includes volunteering with Sai Dham Food Bank.
Victoria Romero is a multilingual lawyer, mediator, and adjudicator. Her experience covers areas such as disability, insurance, personal injury, real estate, will and estates, family, landlord and tenant, administrative and regulatory law. She was called to the Bar in 2003. Becoming a Mediator, Arbitrator and Workplace Fairness Analyst in 2014 allowed her to mediate Civil and Family Disputes and serve at various municipal and provincial tribunals including APT, TLT, CAO, and CMRITO Council. Contributing to the community is especially important. Three decades of volunteer work has included different organizations such as the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association (formerly HOLA), the Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples and different boards including the Equity Advisory Group of the Law Society. Victoria is committed to advancing issues of equity, human rights and diversity in the community. This path started early when she served as an Intern at the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
Martin Forget is a successful tech sector entrepreneur and a former corporate executive working with private and public sector organizations. He has over 30 years of experience in general management, business planning with strengths in customer support and partnership development. He also has adjudicative experience as a former public member of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). Mr. Forget is an active and proud member and supporter of the Franco-Ontarian community and fully bilingual.
CYNDEE TODGHAM CHERNIAK
Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was appointed to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario in 2021 and the Financial Services Tribunal and Landlord and Tenant Board in 2020. In 2018, Ms. Todgham Cherniak was appointed by the Federal Government to Canada’s NAFTA Chapter 19 Roster as set out in the Members of Panels (NAFTA) Regulations. She was called to the Ontario Bay in 1994 and has practiced internal trade and sales tax law at firms such as LexSage Professional Corporation, Goodmans LLP, Heenan Blaikie LLP, and McMillan LLP. Ms. Todgham Cherniak has represented clients across a spectrum of industries in Canada and abroad, including the senior’s residences sectors. Ms. Todgham Cherniak has over 20 years of administrative law experience and regularly appears before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and has been on the CITT Advisory Committee for many years. Ms. Todgham Cherniak has been involved in matters before the Federal Court of Appeal, Federal Court of Canada, the Tax Court of Canada, The Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario provincial courts. Ms. Todgham Cherniak is involved in numerous non-profit and charitable activities. She is an advisory board member of Aangen: A Community Service Organization.
Laura Hartslief is a part-time Member of the Landlord and Tenant Board and a former Member of the Immigration and Refugee Board. She spent the first part of her career representing unionized workers as in-house counsel at the United Steelworkers of America and then representing non-unionized injured workers at the Office of the Worker Adviser. Ms. Hartslief's community involvement has included volunteering with Lawyer's Feeding the Hungry and numerous lay-leadership positions at her local church. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Common Law Division of the University of Ottawa, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2003.
Jana Rozehnal holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto and a Doctor of Laws from the University of J.E. Purkyne (now Masaryk University) in Brno, Czech Republic. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2002 and practiced law mainly in the area of family law. Ms. Rozehnal was a member of the Landlord and Tenant Board from 2006 to 2016. She was also a member of the Social Benefits Tribunal from 2015 to 2018. Her community involvement includes serving as a member of the Sunnybrook Hospital Youth Mental Health Advisory Group.
WILLIAM (BILL) GREENBERG
William Greenberg was born and raised in Ottawa. He has a degree in political science from Carleton University, a degree in Economics from the University of Ottawa and a diploma in Finance from Algonquin College. He spent 15 years in the financial services industry in Toronto and Timmins. He, next, spent almost 6 years as a political organizer based out of Timmins and Ottawa. He spent 6 years on the board of the Porcupine and Cochrane-Timiskaming United Way, including 2 as president.
MARGO DEN HAAN
Margo Den Haan is a former Litigation Law Clerk for Chiarelli Cramer Witteveen LLPm and a former Legal Research Assistant for Senate of Canada (Senator Mobina Jaffer). Margo’s community involvement includes serving as Secretary for Mothercraft Ottawa Board of Directors.
Supratip Mallick is a CPA, CGA. Tip has over 30 years of experience in accounting, and audit. Tip has significant experience working with Big 4 accounting firms, multinational organizations, and small and medium businesses. In addition to being an accountant, Tip is also a Certified Internal Auditor and an MBA. Tip is involved as a volunteer with CPA Canada teaching financial literacy in schools and the community
Maria Shaw is a licensed Paralegal who has dedicated over 25 years of community service in the GTA developing and executing helping programs and services, community projects and events. Maria is the recipient of two honorary scrolls from the City of Toronto for her work in the South Etobicoke community where she developed community art projects and free festival events that connected local businesses, public services, community volunteers, elementary and high school teachers and students to work together to make a difference in their community.
Camille Clyne holds a B.Sc. from the University of Waterloo and an Alternative Dispute and Resolution certificate from York University. She has also completed LL.B courses from the University of London. Her experience has taken her from consulting at a law firm where she was instrumental in resolving insurance claims to the auto insurance industry where she engaged all aspects of applying legislation from claims handling, special investigation, fraud investigation and dispute resolution. Her community involvement includes mentoring young adults who have aged out of the child welfare system and providing opportunities for middle years and high school students to showcase educational talent.
Greg Witt, B.A., (McMaster), M.A. (Windsor), M.P.P (Michigan), MBA (Laurier) works as the Business Improvement and Quality Manager at the City of Hamilton. Prior to which he worked for the Province and in the private sector in senior business performance, policy development and management roles including within the social services and housing sectors. Greg is a dynamic leader who has also taught as a Professor in Public Policy and Community Development.
Sean Weir was CEO of Canada’s largest national law firm from 2000 to July 1, 2018. In his legal practice, Mr. Weir advised financial institutions, corporations and major pension funds. Active in his community, Mr. Weir served as an elected Councillor of the Town of Oakville, a director of the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital and a Director and Chair of Oakville Hydro. Mr. Weir was named a “Diversity Champion” by Women of Influence Magazine, received the Lexpert Zenith Managing Partner Award for Corporate Social Responsibility and was listed in the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.