The Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC) has announced the newly appointed members of its board of directors for 2017/2018.
Appointments include Dan Busi, CFP of Calgary, Alberta as board Chair, who succeeds Dawn Hawley who led the FPSC Board as Chair for the past two years. The FPSC also announced the election of Brett Millard, CFP of Kelowna, B.C. as Vice Chair.
Dave Wild elected public director
Other appointments include Dave Wild of Regina, Saskatchewan, former Chair and CEO of Financial Consumer Affairs Authority, elected as a public director; Martin Dupras of Montreal, Quebec, past Chair of the Institut québécois de planification financière (IQPF) board of directors, was elected as the Quebec financial planner representative; and Ron Harvey, CFP of Ottawa, Ontario, past chair of CGA Ontario, was elected to a CFP professional seat.
“I am grateful for Dawn Hawley’s incredible leadership these past two years,” says Cary List, president and CEO of FPSC. “Dan Busi has many years of volunteer leadership with FPSC, including having served as chair of FPSC’s CFP Exam Panel, and we are very privileged to have Dan take the reins as board chair.”
Instilling confidence in financial planning
“We are also honoured to have such esteemed individuals as Dave, Martin and Ron agree to join the FPSC Board,” says List. “Their long list of accomplishments as leaders will be a tremendous asset to FPSC as we further our purpose of driving value and instilling confidence in financial planning throughout Canada.”