2013-14 Board of Directors Elections

  • July 12, 2013

I am pleased to provide you with this report on the outcome of the 2013-14 OBA Board of Directors’ elections. There were election contests for the Second Vice-President position, Secretary and Director-at-Large (Toronto).

Following are the results:

President - Pascale Daigneault

Past President - Morris A. Chochla

First Vice-President - Orlando Da Silva

Second Vice-President - Edwin G. Upenieks (elected)

Treasurer - Douglas R. Downey

Secretary - Quinn M. Ross (elected)

Director-at-Large, Southwest - Dawn C. Melville

Director-at-Large, Central West- Marek S. Malicki

Director-at-Large, Northwest - Samuel R. Bachinski

Director-at-Large, East - Mark L. Berlin

Director-at-Large, Central East - Avram Joseph

Director-at-Large, Northeast - Glenn E.J. Sandberg

Director-at-Large, Central South - David A. Elliot

Director-at-Large, Toronto - C. Michael J. Kealy (elected)

Chair of Professional Development - Audrey Ramsay

Chair, Young Lawyers Division East - Jonathan M. Richardson
(Term - September 2013 to December 2013)

Chair, Young Lawyers Division Southwest - Sarah L. Kirshin
(Term - January 2014 to April 2014)

Co Chair, Young Lawyers Division Central - Christine A. Jackson
(Term - May 2014 to August 2014)

Co Chair, Young Lawyers Division Central - Omar Ha-Redeye
(Term - May 2014 to August 2014)

Chair, Student Division - Philip H. Chambers

This talented and dedicated group of volunteers will provide the OBA with strong, responsible leadership over the next twelve months. I know you all join with me in pledging to support and assist them in their duties and wishing them the best of luck for the coming year.


Morris A. Chochla
Ontario Bar Association