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Governing Body

Now accepting nominations! For more information, please go to https://criminallawyers.ca/2021-2023-cla-call-for-board-nominations/

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)

2019-2021 CLA Governing Body

Executive Committee
President John Struthers
[email protected]
Vice Presidents Daniel Brown
John Hale
Adam Weisberg
Cassandra DeMelo (Women’s Vice President)
Treasurer Boris Bytensky
Secretary Sid Freeman
Assistant Secretary Dean Embry
Executive Director (Ex Officio) John Chagnon
   
   
Region Director
   
Belleville/Napanee Monica Rodrigues
Durham/Victoria/Peterborough David Barrison
Grey/Bruce Greg Deakin
Halton Brendan Neil
Hamilton Vikram Singh
Simcoe/Muskoka Jeffrey Fisher
Kingston Matthew Hodgson
London Keli Mersereau
Niagara Christopher Raimondo
Ottawa Brett McGarry
Leonardo Russomanno
Peel Christine Lund
Rideau/St.Lawrence Robert Barr
Sault Ste. Marie Jessica Belisle
Haldimand/Norfolk/Brantford Ann Marie Stewart
Sudbury Michael Venturi
Thunder Bay/Kenora George Joseph
Waterloo/Wellington Ryan Heighton
Windsor Lisa Carnelos
York Region Norman Panzica
Toronto Jessyca Greenwood
Mark Halfyard
Shaunna Kelly
Christine Mainville 
Jennifer Penman
Megan Savard
Chris Sewrattan
Louis Strezos
   
Women’s Director Anita Szigeti
Recent Call Director – Regional Meaghan McMahon
Recent Call Director – Toronto Andrew Bigioni