The CMRAO is governed by an independent Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for providing direction and oversight of the affairs of CMRAO, and ensuring that CMRAO’s performance meets its obligations under:
The Minister of Government and Consumer Services or the CMRAO Board appoints directors with extensive experience and skills in condominium management, corporate governance, strategic planning, financial oversight and planning, risk management, public policy, law, regulatory oversight, and communications. A competency profile (found in Schedule D of the Administrative Agreement) assists with the selection of new Board members.
The current directors on the CMRAO Board are:
Aubrey LeBlanc has extensive executive experience serving on boards for associations in the building industry. He is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Ontario Building Officials Association and is the former Chief Executive Officer and Registrar of Tarion.
He is the Past Chair of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, and the Chair of the Canadian Mirror Committee for ISO COPOLCO of the Standards Council of Canada. Aubrey was part of the expert panel for the Condominium Act Review and was a member of the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority Advisory Working Group.
John Oakes has been involved in condominium management for over four decades. He is the Chair of Crossbridge Condominium Services Limited (formerly Brookfield).
He has been teaching the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario’s (ACMO) Condominium Law Course at Crossbridge for 13 years. He was a member of the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority Advisory Working Group and was involved in the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services’ technical consultations on reserve funds, and insurance and licensing. John is also a Director on the Board of ParaSport Ontario, an umbrella organization for 24 different parasport clubs and organizations in Ontario. ParaSport’s mandate is to promote, provide access to, and stimulate opportunities for anyone with a physical disability to become active in a sport or recreational program.
Gail Beggs has extensive experience at senior levels in government, including serving over 9 years as Deputy Minister of three ministries in the Ontario Public Service. She also led an international agency dealing with the Great Lakes and headed up an Ontario crown corporation, serving as Chair of the Board and as Chief Executive Officer. Gail’s experience includes leading ministries with regulatory functions and being the Chair of the Board and the CEO of a regulated corporation.
Gail currently serves on the Boards of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, and Forests Ontario. She is also on the Government Relations Committee of Deaf Blind Services Ontario. Gail chaired the multi-stakeholder Advisory Group that led to the formation of the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario.
Kerry Carmichael’s career spans over 30 years in the real estate and retail automotive industries. She recently served as Executive Director of the Retailer Communication Team with BMW Canada, where she managed the relationships between 42 BMW Canada retailers and the manufacturer. Between 1996 and 2010, she was Vice-President of Organizational Development and IT for City Buick Chevrolet Cadillac GMC.
Kerry’s community involvement has included 20 years on the board of directors, including as Chair, of the Crossroads Christian Communication corporation.
Elizabeth Gibbons has almost two decades of experience in public relations, executive communications, and media and stakeholder relations. As Director of Communications for TELUS International, she leads the communications and corporate philanthropy coordination of more than 60,000 team members from locations across North America, Central America, Europe, and Asia.
Elizabeth has also held roles as Head of Media and Public Affairs for the British High Commission, and Director of Communications for the Ministry of Agriculture.
Elizabeth continues to teach a Government Communications college course while raising her young son.
Paul Kyte is licensed with the Law Society of Ontario as a legal services provider (Paralegal) and operates Paul Kyte Professional Corporation. Previously he served as a Provincial Offences Prosecutor with the Ontario College of Trades and interim Prosecutor for the County of Hastings. He is also the property administrator for a private corporation, managing approximately 400 residential rental units across Ontario.
Paul was a City Councillor for the City of Quinte West (2003–2014) and sat on and chaired several committees during his time there.
Beth Pearson’s career in the insurance industry spans over 30 years. Most recently she was the Owner and Partner of AP Insurance Brokers. Prior to this, Ms. Pearson was a Partner with Pearson Dunn Insurance Brokers. She is a Past President of the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario and a former Past President of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario.
Beth’s community involvement includes serving as Secretary of the Rotary Club of Ancaster A.M., and Trustee for Marshall Memorial United Church.