TORONTO - Following the close of the election today, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 Board of Directors. An essential ally, advocate and community for lawyers, the OBA continues to drive critical advancements in practice innovation, access to justice, and equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
Colin Stevenson will assume the presidency having been elected 2nd vice-president in 2017, and Charlene Theodore will move to vice-president having been elected the following year. Karen Perron of BLG was elected to serve as 2nd vice-president. Current president Lynne Vicars will remain on the board as past president when she finishes her term on August 31. All board members for the 2019-2020 term will assume their positions on September 1, 2019.
2019-2020 OBA Board of Directors
|Immediate Past President
|Chair of Professional Development
|Chair of Sections
|Regional Director – Central East
|Regional Director – Central West
|Regional Director – Central South
|Regional Director – East
|Regional Director – Northeast
|Regional Director – Northwest
|Regional Director – Southwest
|Regional Director – Toronto
||Signa Daum Shanks
|Young Lawyers Division – Central Chair
|Young Lawyers Division – East Chair
|Young Lawyers Division – North Chair
|Young Lawyers Division – Southwest Chair
About the Ontario Bar Association
Established in 1907, the OBA is the largest voluntary legal association in Ontario representing over 16,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students. The OBA provides continuing professional development and advocates for improvements to the law in the interests of the profession and public.
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