Joint Board of Trustees (JBT)

The following are the current Trustees and Alternate Trustees that make up the JBT.

Trustee Appointed/Elected by Term
Susan Arab CSU Trustee
Benoît Bouchard CUPE Alternate Trustee
Marie-Andrée Bourgouin CUPE Alternate Trustee
Trevor Davies CUPE Alternate Trustee
Heather Dillabaugh COPE Trustee
Linda Duchesne Unifor Local 2023  Alternate Trustee
Brian Edgecombe CSU Trustee
Charles Fleury CUPE Trustee
Amessan Gnawa CSU Alternate Trustee
Tammy Greaves CUPE Trustee
Judy Henley CUPE Trustee
Sherry Hillier CUPE Alternate Trustee
D’Arcy Lanovaz CUPE Alternate Trustee
John Lepine CUPE Trustee
Lindsay Mills COPE Alternate Trustee
Nancy Parker Retiree Trustee Elected by retirees. Term will expire December 31, 2021
Candace Rennick CUPE Trustee
Pierre-Alexandre Prégent Unifor Local 2013 Trustee
Barry Thorsteinson Alternate Retiree Trustee Elected by retirees. Term will expire December 31, 2021
Gary Yee CSU Alternate Trustee


The JBT has established several sub-committees, which play an important role in the CEPP governance. The sub-committees’ structure is described below:

Sub-Committee Mandate, duties and responsibilities Members
Benefits and Member Communications Provides member education (i.e. pre-retirement seminars), communications with plan members (i.e. Report to Members, CEPP Web site, Member Booklet); monitors and reports on benefit related issues as they arise (i.e. Plan text amendments).
  • Marie-Andrée Bourgoin, Chair
  • Heather Dillabaugh
  • Benoît Bouchard
  • Linda Duchesne
  • Nancy Parker
Finance and Audit Ensures that the JBT’s finances, accounting practices and staffing needs are reviewed and reported on annually.
  • Tammy Greaves, Chair
  • Susan Arab
  • D’Arcy Lanovaz
  • Candace Rennick
  • Lindsay Mills
Governance Undertakes annual review of Trustees and Board performance; committee structure including mandates and performance; governance policies of the JBT; performance of legal counsel. Addresses pension plan administrative issues. Works with legal counsel and actuary on legal and legislative issues or updates. Recommends and arranges Trustees’ education.
  • Barry Thorsteinson, Chair
  • Trevor Davies
  • John Lepine
  • Gary Yee
  • Sherry Hillier
Investment Reviews and oversees the investment policies of the JBT, performance of fund managers and overall performance of the JBT investments.
  • Judy Henley, Chair
  • Brian Edgecombe
  • Charles Fleury
  • Amessan Gnawa
  • Pierre-Alexandre Prégent