The Returning Officer for the 2017 CIRA board of directors election is Richard Vickers.
Any party wishing to raise an issue or concern regarding the CIRA board election may write to the Election Returning Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richard (Rich) Vickers is a Chartered Professional Accountant who had a long career with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Rich joined Coopers & Lybrand after completion of university and progressed through the ranks to become a partner and eventually, managing partner of the National Capital Region of Coopers & Lybrand.
Rich retired from PWC and then joined Scott & Aylen as CEO where he played a major role in the creation of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP serving as its first National Chief Operating Officer. He has served on several boards for various organizations including serving as chair of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario for a number of years. Rich is a member of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of Calian Technologies Limited, a public company listed on the TSX and currently provides consulting services to a variety of organizations.