Announcement 2013-2015 Soar Board Of Directors And Executive


The Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators (SOAR) is pleased to announce the results of the Board of Directors Elections and Executive Committee for the 2013-2015 term. In October 2013, SOAR launched its first electronic elections platform. A number of exceptional candidates came forward and expressed an interest in volunteering for the SOAR Board and furthering SOAR's mission. The Membership votes were finalized and results presented during the Annual General Meeting held at SOAR's 25th Silver Jubilee Annual Conference at the Chestnut Conference Centre in Toronto. At their first meeting held November 20th, 2013 the new Board elected their Executive Officers. Please join us in congratulating the new SOAR Board and Executive. Click here to read their biographies.

SOAR President

Emanuela Heyninck, Commissioner, Pay Equity Commission
Part Time Adjudicator Health Professions and Health Services Appeal Review Boards

First Vice President

Voy Stelmaszynski, Board Solicitor, Ontario Labour Relations Board

Second Vice President

Brian Cook, Vice-Chair Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario/Social Justice Tribunals Ontario


Lori Coleman, Director, Strategic Business Services, Social Justice Tribunals Ontario


Sherry Darvish, Vice-Chair Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal

Past President

Gary Stanley, Chair, Ontario Highway Transport Board


Kwame Addo, Director, Investigations & Conflict Resolution, City of Toronto Ombudsman Office


Keith Cooper, Part Time Adjudicator Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal


Caroline King, Full Time Adjudicator Landlord and Tenant Board/Social Justice Tribunals Ontario


Lilian Ma, Associate Chair, Landlord and Tenant Board, Alternate Executive Chair, Social Justice Tribunals Ontario


Linda P. Lamoureux, Chair, Health Professions and Health Services Appeal and Review Boards


Sophie Martel, Full Time Adjudicator Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal


Josée Turcotte, Acting Secretary and Independent Adjudicative Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission