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Standing Committees

 

Award Advisory Committee

Board Liasion: Chancellor 

Staff Support:
Chantal Charbonneau, VP Member Engagement
Amanda Shore, Honours and Awards Manager

* Terms of Reference

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Carl Blanchaer, FRAIC

Ends May 2024

Brian Carter, Hon. FRAIC

Ends May 2024

Jennifer Davis, MRAIC Ends December 2025

Samuel Dubois, MIRAC

Ends May 2024

Elsa Lam, FRAIC (Co-Chair)

Ends May 2024

Graham Livesey, FRAIC Ends December 2025

Susan Ruptash, FRAIC (Co-Chair)

Ends June 30, 2023

Fiona Boey, MRAIC Professional Advisor

 

Executive Committee

* Terms of Reference

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

John Brown, FRAIC (Chair)

Ends June 30, 2024

Jason Robbins, MRAIC

Ends June 30, 2026

Jonathan Bisson, MIRAC

Ends June 30, 2022

Michael Cox, PP/FRAIC

Ends June 30, 2022

Mike Brennan, CEO (ex-officio)

N/A

 

Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee

* Terms of Reference

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Jonathan Bisson, MIRAC (Chair)

Ends June 30, 2022

Michael Cox, PP/FRAIC

Ends June 30, 2022

Cynthia Dovell, FRAIC

Ends June 30, 2024

Emmanuelle van Rutten, FRAIC

Ends June 30, 2022

Grace Zhou

Ends June 30, 2023

 

Governance Committee

* Terms of Reference

 

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Emmanuelle van Rutten, FRAIC (Co-Chair)

Ends June 30, 2022

Gerrie Doyle, FRAIC (Co-Chair)

Ends June 30, 2023

Michael Cox, PP/FRAIC

Ends June 30, 2022

Johanna Hurme, FRAIC

Ends June 30, 2023

Mike Brennan, CEO (ex-officio)

N/A

 

Membership Committee

* Terms of Reference

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Sean Ruthen, FRAIC (Co-Chair)

Ends June 30, 2022

Dr. Henry Tsang, MRAIC (Co-Chair)

Ends June 30, 2023

Jennifer Kinnunen, MRAIC

Ends June 30, 2024

Drew Hauser, FRAIC

Ends June 30, 2023

Brigitte Ng, MRAIC

Ends June 30, 2024

 

 
Committees & Task Forces of the Board

 

Committee on Regenerative Environments

* Terms of Reference

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Mona Lemoine, MRAIC, Chair 

Ends December 31,2024

Alain Fournier, FRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Liam Guitard, MRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Ramzi Kawar, MRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Danny Pearl, MRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Joanne Perdue, MRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Keith Robertson, FRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Birgit Siber, FRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Giovanna Boniface, Chief Implementation Officer, (staff support)

N/A

Melonie Scott, Program Coordinator, (staff support)

N/A

Lisa Jibson, Advocacy and Engagement Specialist, (staff support) N/A
 
Contact us at core@raic.org

 

Indigenous Task Force 

* Terms of Reference

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Patrick Stewart, MRAIC (Chair)

N/A

Paul Blaser, MRAIC (Board liaison)

Ends June 30,2024

Giovanna Boniface, Chief Implementation Officer (staff support)

N/A

Lisa Jibson, Advocacy and Engagement Specialist (staff support)

N/A

Melonie Scott, Program Coordinator (staff support) N/A

Contact us at ITF@raic.org

 

Truth and Reconciliation Task Force

 * Terms of Reference

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Patrick Stewart, MRAIC  (Co-Chair)

Ends December 31, 2024

Alfred Waugh, MRAIC (Co-Chair)

Ends December 31, 2024

Paul Blaser, MRAIC (Board liaison)

Ends June 30, 2024

Jennifer Kinnunen, MRAIC (Board LiaIson)

Ends June 30, 2024

Giovanna Boniface, Chief Implementation Officer (staff support)

N/A

Lisa Jibson, Advocacy and Engagement Specialist (staff support)

N/A

Melonie Scott, Program Coordinator (staff support) N/A

Contact us at ITF@raic.org

 

RAIC Emerging Practitioners Steering Committee

As of September 10, 2020, the RAIC transitioned the Emerging Practitioners (EP) Committee from a Board committee structure to one where EP representation is infused throughout RAIC operational activities.  

Contact us at ep@raic.org

 

Operational Committees

 

Climate Action Plan Steering Committee 

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Joanne Perdue

Ends December 31, 2024

Mona Lemoine

Ends December 31, 2024

Giovanna Boniface, Chief Implementation Officer (staff support)

N/A

Lisa Jibson, Advocacy and Engagement Specialist (staff support)

N/A

 

Continuing Education Advisory Committee

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Luz Marina Henao Vargas, MRAIC 

Ends December 31, 2023 

Neo Mahfouz, MRAIC  

Ends December 31, 2023 

Himanshu Chopra, MRAIC  

Ends December 31, 2023 

Allan Colpitts, MRAIC

Ends December 31, 2024

Sam A. Shukor, MRAIC

Ends December 31, 2024

Naomi de Graaf, MRAIC

Ends December 31, 2024

Pamela Burke, Education Manager (staff support)

N/A

 

Contact us at  education@raic.org for more information

 
 

Practice Support Committee

Staff Support: Gregory MacNeil, MRAIC (Vice President of Practice)

* Terms of Reference

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

John Peterson, FRAIC (Chair)

Ends  December 31, 2023

Brian Oakley, FRAIC

Ends  December 31, 2022

Paul Blaser, MRAIC (Board liaison)

Ends  June 30, 2024

Francois Hogue, FIRAC

Ends December 31, 2022

Justin Saly, MRAIC

Ends  December 31, 2022

Rick MacEwen, FRAIC

Ends  December 31, 2022

Ted DuArte, MRAIC

Ends  December 31, 2023

Cory Stechyshyn, MRAIC

Ends December 31, 2023

Andrea Lee

Ends December 31, 2023

Paul Gogan, MRAIC

Ends December 31, 2023

Next call for volunteers, Fall 2022. Email practicesupport@raic.org for more information.

 

Promoting Equity & Justice Advisory Committee 

* Terms of Reference

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Maia Low, MRAIC (Co-Chair) 

Ends December 31,2022

Kourosh Mahvash, MRAIC (Co-Chair)

Ends December 31,2022

Graeme Bristol, MRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Allison Gonsalves, MRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Olivia Keung, MRAIC 

Ends December 31,2022

Johnnie Kuo, MRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Maya Mahgoub-Desai, MRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Camille Mitchell, MRAIC

Ends December 31,2022

Giovanna Boniface, Chief Implementation Officer (staff support)

N/A

Lisa Jibson, Advocacy and Engagement Specialist, (staff support)

N/A

Melonie Scott, Program Coordinator, (staff support) N/A

Contact us at PEJ@raic.org

 

RAIC Syllabus National Advisory Council

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Brian Oakley, Edmonton

 

Frances Martin-DiGuiseppe, Toronto (Syllabus alumnus)

 

Vincent Alcaide, Ottawa (Syllabus alumnus)

 

Anna Batebe, Calgary

 

Gord Richards, Vancouver, Chair

 

 

Appointments

 

Canadian Construction Documents Committee

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Philip O'Sullivan, MRAIC

Ends Sept. 2018

Elisa Brandts, FRAIC

Ends Sept. 2018

Gregory MacNeil, MRAIC, Vice President of Practice

N/A

 
 

Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Mike Brennan

N/A

 

Construction Industry Consultative Committee 

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

John Brown, FRAIC, RAIC President

 

Gregory MacNeil, MRAIC, Vice President of Practice

 

 

Federal / Industry Real Property Advisory Council (FIRPAC)

* Terms of Reference

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Peter Rankin, MRAIC, Committee Member

Ends June 1, 2020

 

Institute for Building Information Modelling

Membership

Terms of Office

 

 

Claudia Cozzitorto, MRAIC

N/A

Emmanuelle van Rutten, MRAIC
Board liaison

N/A