Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency

June 05, 2015 11:44 ET

Minister Findlay Announces Appointment to the Canada Revenue Agency's Board of Management

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 5, 2015) - Canada Revenue Agency

The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., announced the appointment of a new member to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Board of Management. Mr. Mark S. Dwor, from the Province of British Columbia, will serve for a three-year term.

Mr. Dwor is a practicing member of the Law Society of British Columbia and sole practitioner. Among his practice areas are intellectual property and international transactions. He is a member and leader of many professional, arts, and other community organizations, with a strong emphasis on charity and not-for-profit governance. The co-founder and chairman of the Canadian Academy of Independent Scholars, Mr. Dwor has also been a member and sat on the executive of boards including Variety, the Children's Charity, where he was the inaugural Chair of the Board Development Committee; Osteoporosis Canada, where he chaired the investment committee; and the Vancouver Children's Festival.

Quick facts

  • The Act to establish the Canada Revenue Agency specifies the establishment of a Board of Management.
  • The CRA Board of Management is responsible for overseeing the organization and administration of the Agency and the management of its resources, services, property, personnel, and contracts. The Board brings a forward-looking, strategic perspective to the CRA's operations and fosters sound management and service delivery.
  • The Board of Management comprises 15 members, including the Chair, the Commissioner, 11 directors nominated by the provinces and territories, and two directors nominated by the federal government. All members are appointed by the Governor in Council.
  • The Minister of National Revenue retains full accountability to Parliament and to Canadian citizens for all CRA activities.

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Canada Revenue Agency Act

CRA Board of Management

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  • Rebecca Rogers
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of National Revenue

    Philippe Brideau
    Media Relations
    Canada Revenue Agency