New Board Members 2019-2020

STEEVES BUJOLD

Québec

Steeves Bujold is a partner at McCarthy TĂ©trault in MontrĂ©al. After earning his LLB at the UniversitĂ© Laval, he was called to the bar in Quebec in 1999. He is a litigator whose practice focuses on health law, pharmaceutical and medical liability and in professional law. Mr. Bujold frequently appears in proceedings before trial and appeal courts, as well as administrative tribunals. A CBA member since 2001, he is currently a member of the Executive Committee of SOGIC (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community) of CBA-Quebec, and in the past has been an executive member of the Health Law Section of CBA-Quebec. In 2019, he was the CBA’s representative on the Independent Advisory Board for Supreme Court of Canada judicial appointments which chose the shortlist of nominees to fill the seat vacated by Justice ClĂ©ment Gascon.

CHANDRA FLETT

Alberta

Chandra Flett is a founding Partner of Flett Manning Moore in Fort McMurray, Alberta.  Her area of practice includes family law, mediation, collaborative practice, adoption, wills and estates and estate planning.  Chandra is a rural Albertan originating from the farming community of Hines Creek.  She holds a Law Degree (LL.B) from the University of Alberta (2005) and a Bachelor of Arts (with distinction) degree (B.A.) in Sociology and Psychology from Augustana University College in Camrose.   Chandra is President of the Fort McMurray Bar Association and for many years coordinated, in partnership with the CBA, the annual Fort McMurray Law Day activities (2008-2017).  She is past Chair of the Board of Some Other Solutions (2011-2017), an organization which offers intervention and prevention programs in Fort McMurray.  She is past Vice-Chair of the Board for Wood Buffalo Food Bank (2011-2017) and was a member of the Assessment Review Board for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.  She is also a member of the Fort McMurray Rotary Club.

SUSAN GOVER

Newfoundland & Labrador

Susan Gover is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for the Canada-Newfoundland & Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board where she provides advice on operational and legal matters as they relate oil and gas and environmental law. From 1995-2001, she held the position of Director of Commercial Registrations for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Susan was called to the Bar in 1993 after having obtained her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (B.Com (Hons) degree and her Bachelor of Law (LL.B) degree. She obtained a Certificate in Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Resolution in 2009 from St. Mary’s University in Halifax, NS. In 2011-2012, Susan was President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Branch of the CBA. She is actively involved in the Women Lawyers Forum and the National Environmental, Energy and Resource Law Section, which she co-chaired during the CBA’s 2016 conference. She is a member of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association and the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and a Board Member of the Shallaway Youth Choir. Susan is a former member of St. Mark’s Vestry and Lakecrest Independent School.

MARC NOREAU

Nunavut

Marc Noreau is the Executive Legal Officer for the Government of Nunavut’s Court of Justice, a position he assumed in February 2019.   Marc earned his Bachelor on Civil Law (B.C.L) degree from UniversitĂ© de Laval in 1988 and his Bachelor of Law (LL.B) degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1993.  In 2015, he also obtained the Osgoode Certificate in Public Procurement Law and Practice.  Marc began his career as a Civil and Commercial Litigator in Quebec City with Lavery deBilly, LLP where he practiced insurance, bankruptcy and insolvency, contract and debtor and creditor law. Marc also practiced banking and commercial litigation with Solomon, Rothbart, Goodman, LLP in Toronto, and  was Chief Legal Officer for ASSET Inc. (now Teranet) from 1999-2009. In 2011, Marc was appointed Policy Counsel for the Government of Nunavut and in 2014 Assistant Deputy Minister for the Department of Justice.  He was Legal Advisor to the Receivable Management Association of Canada (2015-2018) and is a past Board Member of the Credit Association of Greater Toronto (2015-2018).  He is a member of the Barreau du QuĂ©bec and the Law Society of Nunavut and a former member of the CBA’s Access to Justice Committee.

BONNIE REDDEKOPP

Saskatchewan

Bonnie Reddekopp joined CJC & Co. LLP in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 2015 where she practices family, wills and estates, small claims, debt-judgment enforcement, real estate law and civil litigation. Born and raised in rural Saskatchewan, Bonnie completed her Bachelor of Arts (Honours), (B.A.(Hons) and received her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from the University of Saskatchewan. Bonnie has been a member of the CBA’s Saskatchewan Branch Family Law North Section since 2013 and has sat on numerous boards and committees including the Community Legal Assistance for Saskatoon’s Inner City, the Legal Advisory and Governance Committee (2012-2017) and the Human Resources and Governance Committee (2017-2018). She is passionate about community engagement and is a member of Saskatoon Women Building Better Business.

STEPHEN ROTSTEIN

Ontario

Stephen Rotstein is Vice-President, Policy & Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel at FP Canada (formerly Financial Planning Standards Council) where he practices corporate, commercial, employment, IP, corporate governance, privacy and non-profit law and oversees all government, regulatory and public policy matters for the organization. Stephen also serves on the Governance Committees of the Credit Counseling Society (CCS) and Four Villages Community Health Centre. Stephen obtained his Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Political Science and History from the University of Western Ontario in 1993. He obtained is Bachelor of Law (LL.B) degree from York University – Osgoode Hall Law School in 1996. Stephen served as Director of Government Relations and General Counsel at the Human Resources Professionals Association and the Employment Accessibility Standards Development Committee of Ontario. He has been a member of the CBA since 2015; a past member of the CBA’s Board of Directors (2016-2017) and is a member of the CBA’s Audit Committee.

British Columbia

Pending