About the Governing Council

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The Governing Council is made up of ten industry leaders from across Ontario. These individuals are indispensable to our governance as they provide strategic direction that significantly impacts the success of the Insurance Institute of Ontario (IIO). These industry professionals oversee the academic, business, and student affairs of the IIO. All council members generously give their time, expertise, skills and knowledge.

Only CIP Society members in good standing can be appointed to the Council.

Council Members 2018 - 2019

Executive Committee

President
Heidi Sevcik, FCIP
Gore Mutual Insurance Company

Deputy President
Joe Colby, CIP
Echelon Insurance

Senior Vice President
Surender Sekhon, FCAS, FCIA
Desjardins Insurance

Treasurer
Ross McDougall
McDougall Insurance and Financial

Secretary
Dave Smiley, BSc, FCIP
Unica Insurance

Vice President - Academic Division
J. Gregory Knowles, FCIP
HUB International HKMB Limited

Vice President - Professionals' Division
Greg Smith, MBA, FCIP, CRM
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

Vice President - Regional Division
Ron Bouwmeister, FCIP
The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group

Past President
Heather Masterson, B.A., B.Ed, FCIP
Travelers Canada

General Manager
Peter Hohman, MBA, FCIP, ICD.D
The Insurance Institute of Canada

Staff

Mike Divjak, BComm, FCIP, CRM
VP, Operations, Insurance Institute of Canada

Harry Vizl, CPA, CA
Director, Finance, Insurance Institute of Canada

Margaret Wasserman, BSc (Hons.), CIP
Senior Director, Insurance Institute of Ontario

Learn more about the Governing Council and other volunteer opportunities by contacting the Insurance Institute of Ontario:

18 King St East, 16th Floor, Toronto, ON M5C 1C4
(t) 416-362-8586 (e) IIOmail@insuranceinstitute.ca