About Us

Public Affairs Council

Duties and purpose:

  1. To develop and monitor public and government initiatives to ensure that the CIA becomes widely recognized by the Canadian public as the leading contributor to dialogue, analysis, and solutions in all areas related to the understanding and quantification of future financial contingences and risks;
  2. To conduct an ongoing environmental scan to identify potential issues or topics on which the CIA’s opinion might be of public interest;
  3. To direct and manage the development of all CIA public statements in all areas of actuarial practice in accordance with established policies; and
  4. To approve all CIA public statements for release to CIA members and other stakeholders.


NameRoleStart Date
Bernard MorencyChair01/09/20186
Robert StaplefordVice-Chair01/09/20187
Jason VaryMember22/08/20198
Peter GorhamMember01/09/20188
Robert BrownMember01/09/20188
Claudette CantinMember01/09/20188
Michael HafemanMember01/09/20188
Kathleen ThompsonMember01/09/20188
Elaine LajeunesseMember01/09/20188
Hélène BarilBoard Representative22/08/201922
Michel St-GermainBoard Representative01/07/201922
Marc TardifEx-officio participant01/07/201922
Michel SimardEx-officio participant01/09/201822