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Governing Body

The Association is governed by an executive and board of directors elected by the members. There are eight directors elected from the Metropolitan Toronto area. In addition, there are 19 regions throughout the Province of Ontario, each with its own elected or appointed director serving on the Governing Body.

CLA By-laws (approved June 2021)

2021-2023 CLA Governing Body

Executive Committee
President John Struthers
[email protected]

Vice Presidents Daniel Brown


Cassandra DeMelo


Sid Freeman


John Hale

Treasurer Boris Bytensky

Secretary Adam Weisberg

Assistant Secretary Jessyca Greenwood

Executive Director (Ex Officio) John Chagnon

Region Director
Belleville/Napanee Pieter Kort

Durham/Victoria/Peterborough Alan Richter

Grey/Bruce Andrew Loucks

Halton Brendan Neil

Hamilton Kaley Hepburn
Simcoe/Muskoka Jeffrey Fisher

Kingston Jordan Tekenos-Levy

London Katie Heathcote

Niagara Christopher Raimondo

Ottawa Neha Chugh


Meaghan McMahon

Peel Christine Lund

Rideau/St.Lawrence Robert Barr

Sault Ste. Marie Anthony Orazietti

Haldimand/Norfolk/Brantford Ann Marie Stewart

Sudbury Michael Haraschuk

Thunder Bay/Kenora George Joseph

Waterloo/Wellington Ranney Hintsa

Windsor Lisa Carnelos

York Region Norman Panzica

Toronto Hussein Aly


Mark Halfyard


Christine Mainville

Maija Martin


Eric Neubauer


Megan Savard

Breana Vandebeek

Jordan Weisz

Indigenous Director Jessica Belisle

Women’s Director – Regional
Women’s Director – Toronto
Michelle Johal


Stephanie DiGiuseppe

Recent Call Director – Regional
Recent Call Director – Toronto
Maya Shukairy


Tonya Kent