Board of Directors

The CMRAO is governed by an independent Board of Directors. The Board is responsible to provide direction and oversight to the affairs of CMRAO and ensure that CMRAO’s performance meets its obligations under:

The Minister of Government and Consumer Services or the CMRAO Board appoints directors who have expertise related to the condo industry and condo law, administrative authorities, regulation, strategic planning, risk management and public policy.  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, Chair

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 Vice-Chair of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, and the Chair of the Consumer and Public Interest Panel of the Standards Council of Canada. He 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, Secretary and Treasurer

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. 


Gail Beggs, Board Director

Gail Beggs has more than 30 years of experience in the Ontario Public Service. She has served as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of the Environment, the Ministry of Natural Resources, and the Ontario Secretariat for Aboriginal Affairs. 

She 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. She was the Chair of the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority Advisory Working Group.


Milton Chan, Board Director

Milton Chan is a lawyer residing in Toronto. Called to the Bar of Ontario, he is currently Chief of Staff at the Toronto Region Board of Trade. 

He previously worked in the Ontario Public Service as an advisor to various elected officials and served as enforcement litigation counsel at the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), where he represented the organization in regulatory, civil and appeal proceedings at various levels of court and administrative tribunals. 


Elizabeth Gibbons, Board Director

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 30,000 team members from locations across North America, Central America, Europe and Asia. She has also held roles as Director of Communications for the Liberal Party of Canada, Director of Media Relations for the Leader of the Official Opposition, Head of Media and Public Affairs for the British High Commission, and Director of Communications for the Ministry of Agriculture.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Ottawa and is a part-time professor of public relations and government communications at Algonquin College.