MEET OUR
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Credit Counselling Canada’s Board of Directors provides leadership for carrying out the association’s mission to promote the value of not-for-profit credit counselling and support member agencies in maintaining the highest standards.

The board consists of 10 individuals who bring diverse skills, expertise and experience to organizational governance. The board includes independent volunteers from the community as well as representatives from member agencies. The composition of the board ensures that a minimum of two directors are from each of the three regions, Western, Central and Eastern Canada.

Denise Lockhart- Chair

Denise is the Quality/Risk Coordinator at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown, PEI. She is the former Executive Director of Family Service PEI, an accredited member of CCC. She has previous experience in curriculum development, counselling, and has served on several CCC committees. She is currently a member of the CCC Membership & Accreditation Committee.

Al Antle

Al is the Executive Director of Credit Counselling Services of Newfoundland and Labrador (CCSNL), an accredited member of CCC. He is a member of several CCC committees including Membership & Accreditation, Education and an accreditation reviewer. Al was the founding Executive Director of CCSNL 40 years ago and was instrumental in the founding of CCC.

Andrew Nicholson

As the Research Lead for New Brunswick Financial and Consumer Services Commission, Andrew is currently heading a research project on consumer protection. Andrew is in his second term on the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy and he is the past chair of the Financial Education Network in NB. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton.

Arthur Coren

Arthur is the President and Vice Chancellor at University Canada West and brings a skill set which includes accreditation, strategic planning and transition management. Arthur has a PhD from the University of Nebraska and many professional accomplishments. He was previously the Dean of the School of Business at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

Ian Jarvis

Ian has been providing senior executive leadership in organizations that improve quality of life for over 25 years. He is the Chief Operating Officer at BC Utilities Commission, and former President and CEO of TransLink, Metro Vancouver’s regional transportation authority. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds an Institute of Corporate Directors Designation.

Laurie Campbell

Laurie is the CEO of Credit Canada Debt Solutions, an accredited member of CCC. Laurie was a member of the Financial Literacy Task Force (2011) and the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy (2016). Laurie is recognized as an expert resource on personal finance and credit topics. She brings a skill set from her long involvement with not-for-profit credit counselling. She is a graduate of the University of Ottawa.

Linda Morel

Linda is the Executive Director of Sudbury Community Service Centre, an accredited member of CCC.

Roland Gagnon

Roland is the Owner/Operator of Full Scale Accounting Inc.

Scott Hannah

Scott has been the President & CEO of the Credit Counselling Society, an accredited CCC member, since its inception in 1996. Scott actively participates in various community and government working groups and received his undergraduate degree in business from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He is also the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from University Canada West based on his distinguished service in the field of credit counselling and consumer credit education at local, provincial and national levels.

Susan Murray

Susan currently holds the position of Vice President, Government Relations and Policy with Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association. She brings experience with government and national financial institutions. Susan was the Executive Director, Task Force on Financial Literacy Secretariat (2011) which formed the original recommendations for the first national steering committee on financial literacy. Susan has a Masters of Public Administration from Queen’s University.