CCEL Forms Inclusive Investing Project Advisory Committee

16 October 2018

By Valerie Le Blanc

for Elder Law (CCEL) has formed a project advisory committee to guide its research and consultation for its Inclusive Investing: Respecting the Rights of Vulnerable Investors through Supported Decision-Making project.

“The project advisory committee brings together individuals with a diverse range of experience and expertise from BC and Ontario to examine how vulnerable investors are using supported decision making in the investment context,” commented committee chair Jim Emmerton.

The members of the project advisory committee are:

Jim Emmerton—Chair
Senior Fellow of CCEL

Tim Ames
Executive Director, PLAN BC

Lauren Bates

Emily Clough
Lawyer, Clark Wilson LLP
BCLI/CCEL Board of Directors Member

Kurt Goddard
Director of Policy and Program Operations
Canadian Association for Community Living

Ken Gracey
Manager, Investor Education and Engagement
British Columbia Securities Commission

Mario Gregorio
Person living with dementia

Robert Lattanzio
ARCH Disability Law Centre

Alison Leaney
Provincial Coordinator, Vulnerable Adults Community Response
Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia

Barbara Lindsay
Director, Advocacy & Education; Marketing & Communications
Alzheimer Society of BC

Catherine Ludgate
Manager, Microfinance
VanCity Credit Union

Marian Passmore
Director, Policy and COO
FAIR Canada

Karla Verschoor
Executive Director, Inclusion BC


The project is made possible by a grant from The Law Foundation of Ontario Access to Justice Fund

Backgrounders summarizing the issues to be examined in the project and short biographies of the project advisory committee members are available on the project page.

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