Board

  • Lynne Hamilton, President
  • Tim Denton, Chair
  • Nancy Carter, Treasurer
  • Chris Tacit, Secretary, Vice President( Interim)
  • Marita Moll, Director
  • Evan Leibovitch, Director
  • Sam Lanfranco, Director
  • Evan Leibovitch-Director
  • Janet Cloud-Director(NEW)
  • Konrad Von Finckelstein-Director( NEW)

Ms. Cloud has over ten years’ experience as a corporate, government, and non-profit Board Director, including three years’ board leadership.  She is an accomplished senior technology and operations executive with global experience in medium to large companies and broad experience in banking, securities, consulting, B2B relationship management, market research, technology and digital products.  She has transformed global organizations by inspiring high performance teams in companies of varying size and diverse employees to achieve sustainable growth, efficiency and profitability.  She has delivered new ideas, products, technology and workflow world-wide across headcounts over 1500.  Her key strengths include:  managing change and complexity, risk management, strategy design and execution, financial analysis, and deep expertise in information technology deployment.  Janet holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Business Administration in Operational Research and Management Information Systems from McGill University.  Janet is also an experienced and effective speaker and presenter. Janet, a Certified Management Consultant, is a member of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants.  Janet is a tutor with “Beat the Street” at Frontier College, a nationwide literacy organization, and a mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation, an organization devoted to supporting women internationally to become economically independent contributors to their communities.

Konrad von Finckenstein had an extensive government and judicial career.

As the chief commercial counsel of the Canadian Government he led the legal team negotiating inter alia, the bail outs of Chrysler and Massey Ferguson, the establishment of a Bell Helicopter assembly plant for all its civilian copters in Canada, the privatisation of Canadiar and DeHavilland.

Subsequently he became the chief counsel to the Canada US free trade negotiations. In this position he was responsible for negotiating the dispute settlement provisions, drafting and implementing the agreement. He was also responsible for overseeing the drafting and implementing of all legislation, regulations and orders required to give effect to the provisions of NAFTA in Canada.

He was the Commissioner (CEO) of the Competition Bureau for seven years. During his tenure the Bureau examined the merger of four of Canada’s leading banks (ultimately blocking them) collected the largest fine in Canadian criminal history for price collusion.

He also reviewed and approved the merger between Air Canada and Canadian Airlines ensuring that the merger would not lead to a monopoly in the skies.

In addition to ensuring a competitive marketplace for Canadian businesses and consumers, he led the drive to create of the International Competition Network ( an umbrella organization encompassing all the competition agencies of the world) in order to harmonize competition regimes worldwide and served as the Founding Chairman.

As a Justice of the Federal Court from 2003 to 2007, he heard cases involving immigration and refugee law, intellectual property and administrative law. In particular, von Finckenstein held that uploading music tracks over the Internet is not in itself a violation of Canadian copyright law.

In 2007, he was appointed Chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for a five-year term. He was instrumental in removing unnecessary regulations, allowing the industry to react more quickly to market changes and consumer preferences in an era of rapid technological change. Over ninety percent of telephone market was foreborne from regulation and exposed to competition.

During his tenure the industry went through an unprecedented degree of consolidation. To meet these challenges he established frameworks for diversity of voices, vertical integration and net neutrality

The current( 2015) Directors of the ISOC Canada Chapter are

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  • Lynne Hamilton(President)
  • Glenn McKnight
  • Tim Denton( Chair)
  • John Stonier( Treasurer)
  • Christian Tacit(Secretary)
  • Marita Moll
  • Nancy Carter(Absent)
  • Sam Lanfranco(Absent)
  • Evan Leibovitch(Absent)