Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

August 05, 2009 10:25 ET

Minister Finley Appoints a Director of the Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2009) - The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, today announced the appointment of Mr. Jacques Leblanc as a director of the Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board.

Mr. Leblanc's qualifications include 41 years as a certified accountant and 13 years as a fellow of the Ordre des comptables agrees du Quebec. Mr. Leblanc joins the other members of the Board: Mr. David Brown, Chairperson; Ms. Elaine Noel-Bentley; Ms. Janet Pau; Mr. Pankaj Puri; and Mr. Tim O'Neill.

The directors of the Board are appointed through the Governor-in-Council process, selected from a list of qualified candidates provided by a nominating committee consisting of Mr. John A. MacNaughton, Chair; Mr. Andre Piche, Employment Insurance Commissioner for Employers; and Ms. Patricia Blackstaffe, Employment Insurance Commissioner for Workers.

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Contact Information

  • Office of Minister Finley
    Michelle Bakos
    Press Secretary
    819-994-2482
    or
    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
    National Media Relations Office
    819-994-5559