September 28, 2020


Dear members,

It gives me great pleasure to welcome Marco Romani to his second three-year term on the board. The second successful candidate is Jean Côté, who will begin his first three- year term on the board.

Following the Annual General Meeting the new Board met to select its slate of officers for the 2020/2021 year. Following is the list of board members and their positions:

Marco Romani- National Director and Chairperson

Don Silverman – National Director and Vice-Chairperson

Stéphane Niles- National Director and Corporate Secretary

Fred Haight – National Director

Jodie Marc Lalonde – National Director

Jean Côté– National Director

Anne Haley-Callaghan – National Director and Interim President and CEO


In addition, four member proposals were submitted to an electronic vote during the AGM. The vote closed at closed at 6:30 p.m. EDT on Monday September 28. Below are the proposals that were on the ballot and the results:

Proposal No. 3 – Establish a Committee to Recommend Ways to Reduce Fees – Carried

Proposal No. 4 – Publish First Aid Manual Every Five Years – Carried

Proposal No. 6 – Repeal Requirement to Conduct Annual Meeting in June – Carried

Proposal No. 11 – Regulation of Use of Proxies – Carried


We would like to express our gratitude to Richard Asselin, outgoing board member, for the commitment he has shown to the Board and the CSP during his five-year tenure.

We would like to thank everyone who helped make this first virtual AGM a success.


My Best to All,

Anne Haley- Callaghan

Interim President and CEO

Announcement of successful board candidates and member proposals

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