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Civic Institute of Professional Personnel
117 Centrepointe Drive, Suite 270
Ottawa, Ontario K2G 5X3
Phone +1 (613) 241-3730
Fax +1 (613) 241-4461

Operations

Jamie Dunn
Executive Director
Email: jamie.dunn@cipp.on.ca
Phone: 613-241-3730 ext. 23

Jamie has been advocating for the rights of union members across Canada for over 25 years and has worked as a public interest advocate both nationally and internationally. He has been with CIPP since October 2015

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Board of Directors

CIPP’s Board of Directors is elected from the membership at the Annual General Meeting.

Jerrod Riley
President

Jerrod works at the City of Ottawa in By-law & Regulatory Services. He has been a member of CIPP’s Board of Directors since 2014 and President since September 2015. He is a member of the following committees: Executive Committee, Chairperson; City of Ottawa Negotiating Committee; Membership Engagement Committee; Policy & Education Committee; and Finance Committee.

Jenn Nickerson
Vice President & Secretary

Jenn is a public health nurse at Ottawa Public Health. She has been a member of the CIPP Board since 2014 and Vice President & Secretary September since 2015. Jenn sits on the following committees: Executive Committee, VP & Secretary; Policy and Education Committee, Chairperson.

Suzanne Rowland
Treasurer

Suzanne is a public health nurse at Ottawa Public Health. She has been a member of the CIPP Board since September 2015 and Treasure since October 2016. Suzanne sits on the following committees: Executive Committee, Treasurer; City of Ottawa Negotiating Committee, Chairperson; Finance Committee, Chairperson; Equity Committee, Chairperson; and Policy and Education Committee.

Kelly Hastings
Director

Kelly is the sole Director elected by CIPP members at Ottawa Community. She has been a member of CIPP’s Board since September 2016. Kelly sits on the following committees: Executive Committee, OCH Rep; OCH Negotiating Committee; Chairperson; Grievance and Arbitration Appeal Committee, Chairperson; Policy and Education Committee, and Finance Committee.

Darryl Wilton
Director

Darryl works at Ottawa Paramedic Services and has been a member of the CIPP Board since 2013. He is CIPP’s representative to the City of Ottawa Joint Health and Safety Advisory Committee and a Co-chair of the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee for OPS. Darryl is also a member of the Member Engagement Committee.

Chris Xu
Director

Chris works for the City of Ottawa in the Corporate Services Department and has been a member of the Board since September 2016. Chris sits on the Policy and Education Committee; he is also the chairperson of the Office Space Review Committee.

Lola Dubé-Quibell
Director

Lola works for Ottawa Public Health as Coordinator of Volunteer Resources and has been on the Board since January 2017. She sits on the following committees: Member Engagement Committee, Chairperson; Finance Committee, Policy and Education Committee.

Barb Backland
Director

Barb works as a Community Consultation Specialist in the Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department. She is new to the Board, filling a vacancy in July 2017. Barb sits on the Member Engagement Committee.

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Council of Trustees

The Council of Trustees are former Board members appointed under the by-laws to provide oversight and advice to the Board as needed. They also appoint the auditor and the Chairperson of the Nominating Committee.

Keith Gagnier
Chairperson

Keith works at Ottawa Community Housing and served on CIPP’s Board from 2010 to 2016 serving in many capacities. He was Vice President from 2014-2016.

Beverley Croft
Member

Bev is a public health nurse at Ottawa Public Health. She served on the Board from 2013 to 2015. She has also served on the Council of Trustees since 2015.

Wendy Pearson
Member

Wendy is a nurse working in Long Term Care for the City of Ottawa. She served on CIPP’s Board from 2013 to 2016, including a term as Treasurer from 2015 – 2016.

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Staff

Jamie Dunn
Executive Director
Email: jamie.dunn@cipp.on.ca
Phone: 613-241-3730 ext. 23

Laura Scott
Senior Labour Relations Specialist
Email: laura.scott@cipp.on.ca
Phone: 613-241-3730 ext. 27

Leah Shaw
Labour Relations and Research Officer
Email: leah.shaw@cipp.on.ca
Phone: 613-241-3730 ext. 22

Justine Smyth
Communications and Administrative Assistant
Email: justine.smyth@cipp.on.ca
Phone: 613-241-3730 ext. 21

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