Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries Announces New Directors of the Board

17 Aug 2015 11:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries (CSCS) is pleased to announce that, at its annual meeting earlier today, five new directors were elected to its board of directors. With the board being represented by top corporate secretaries and governance professionals, the addition of these new members rounds CSCS’ expertise and national representation. New directors include:

  • Carmel Bellamy, Associate Secretary and Sr. Director, Corporate Governance & Co-operative Relations, The Co-operators Group Limited, Guelph ON
  • Brigitte Catellier, Corporate Secretary and Head of Governance, HSBC Bank Canada, Vancouver BC
  • Alain Dussault, Lawyer, CN Rail, Montreal QC
  • Glenn Keeling, Independent Director, Cobourg ON
  • Sally Maziarz, Assistant Corporate Secretary, EPCOR Utilities Inc., Edmonton AB

As the organization continues with implementation of its Strategic Plan, the new directors compliment the strong suite of directors currently servicing the board. Continuing directors, re-elected at the annual meeting, include:

  • Mary Batoff, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Torex Gold Resources Inc., Toronto ON 
  • Madeleine Bertrand, Director, Corporate  Affairs & ATIP Coordinator, Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa ON
  • Misti Christensen, Manager, Governance and Assistant Secretary, Nexen Energy ULC, Calgary AB
  • Meg Comiskey, Manager, Policy and Research and Assistant Corporate Secretary, Vancouver Airport Authority, Richmond BC
  • David Masse, Independent Director, Beaconsfild QC
  • Janis McKenzie, Independent Director, Brampton ON

Board member bios are available on the CSCS website at

Chairman of the Board, David Masse, paid special thanks to the outgoing directors, Laurel Savoy, who joined the Board in 2002 and Leah Fitzgerald, who joined the board in 2010. Their valued contributions to the organization have been greatly appreciated.

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