CCI-Huronia's 2016/17 Board of Directors
President: Patricia Elia, B. Comm., LL.B, Lawyer at Elia & Associates
Patricia’s condominium and corporate practice of 18 years encompasses all aspects of corporate work for condominiums including contract review, resolutions and corporate litigation support. She uses her experience and knowledge to manage the risks faced by unit owners, condo directors and third parties to ensure successful outcomes so that clients can breathe easy.
Vice President: Sonja Hodis, LLB, Lawyer at Hodis Law
Sonja Hodis is a condominium lawyer based in Barrie servicing condominium clients across Ontario. Sonja is a past president of CCI Huronia, is a frequent speaker at CCI Huronia's educational programs, has written numerous articles for condominium related publications including Condo Forum and has been on the Board of Directors for CCI Huronia for over 10 years. Sonja is a current member of the CCI National Executive.
Secretary: Joanna Tomaszewski, Registered Condominium Manager at Bayshore Property Management Inc.
Joanna Tomaszewski is a Registered Condominium Manager with Bayshore Property Management Inc where she oversees the company’s condominium division. Joanna has been a property manager for 25 years and a condominium manager for 18 years. With education in economics and financial planning and with continued education in condominium management she provides support to all the condominium managers at Bayshore and to the Boards of over 80 condominium corporations.
Joanna has joined the board of CCI Huronia Chapter 8 years ago and is very pleased to volunteer this extra time to help provide support to condominium boards north of Toronto.
Treasurer: Blair Spinney, CPA, CA, Partner at Adams & Miles
Blair is a partner of Adams & Miles LLP, a firm of Chartered Professional Accountants that audits 430 condominium corporations in Ontario. Blair is the Treasurer and sits on the administration and membership committees.
Director: Richard Murray, Director of Sales, Baluke Dental Studios
Richard Murray is the Director of Sales for Baluke Dental Studios, a full service dental lab serving clinicians throughout Canada. Richard is a third year director at CCI Huronia, and is an Executive Board Member for his Condominium Corporation.
Director: Mina Tesseris, P. Eng, LEED AP, RJ Burnside & Associates
Mina Tesseris is a Professional Engineer, LEED Accredited Professional and Senior Engineer at R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited. Mina has been a Director of the CCI Huronia Chapter since its inception in 2001 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Education Committee.
Director: Michele Farley, President of FCS Fire Consulting Services Ltd.
Michele Farley, President of FCS Fire Consulting Services Ltd, is a fire code expert with more than 30 years’ experience in the industry. Her firm specializes in fire code compliance in condominium. Michele has been an active board member of CCI for many years.
Director: Jon Juffs, Director Condominium/Strata Group at CCI Group Inc.
Jon is a volunteer member of the CCI – Huronia Chapter (past president & current board member), as well as the CCI – Toronto & Area Chapter (Professional Associate), CCI– National (Chapter Relations chair and Communications Committee member), and ACMO (Regional Committee member) and is currently employed at the CCI Group Inc., as the Director Condominium/Strata Group. Jon’s work experience, since 1988, has been continuously focussed on architectural technology and building science services for many forms of occupied buildings and in 2006, he co-authored Reserve Fund Essentials a layperson’s guide to reserve fund planning and control.
Director: Paul Pezzimenti, CPA, CA, Manager, Rumley Holmes LLP Chartered Professional Accountants
Paul is a Chartered Professional Accountant and works as a Manager at Rumley Holmes LLP Chartered Professional Accountants. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in March of 2009. Paul provides assurance and accounting services, as well as personal and corporate tax planning services to owner-managed businesses in a variety of industries. He currently sits as a member on the EPR Canada Standards Committee, that is involved in keeping up to date on the latest professional accounting and assurance standards. Paul is also an approved CPA mentor of the Firm where he is actively involved in coaching and training the students.
Director: Peter Walpole, Condo Director (SCC 159), Retired Teacher
Peter has been a condominium owner, with his wife, since 2010, when they moved from a home in the country, just north of Barrie. He has been a Board member of SCC 159 (Bayshore Landing, West Tower) also since they moved in. He is currently the Treasurer and Vice President of SCC 159, having served with a number of very talented Presidents and Board members. As a retired teacher he is a strong advocate for education. Since Huronia CCI has made condo education a primary objective of the organization, he plans to offer his skills in writing and publishing to Huronia CCI as they strive to pass on information and knowledge to local Condo Boards.
Director: Debbie Dale, President, Muskoka Condo & Rental Services
Debbie Dale is President of Muskoka Condo & Rental Services, an innovative, boutique-style property management firm dedicated to serving Condominium Boards and Landlords throughout the Muskoka/Parry Sound areas. She willingly shares invaluable insight acquired throughout a successful 25+ year property management career which included (DEL Property Management Ltd., Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd. and Enhanced Management Services). Debbie’s clients and staff enjoy her pro-active, community focussed, management strategies that carefully nurture the ultimately peaceful Muskoka experience with a trend setting level of customer service. She has authored a number of condominium industry publications in Canada and has rejoined C.C.I. (Huronia) as a Board Director, once again.
Director: Ryan Griffiths, Associate Director, CWB Maxium Financial
Director: Ryan Griffiths, Director, CWB Maxium Financial
Ryan is the Director, Condominium Finance with CWB Maxium Financial, which provides customized financing solutions to Condominium Corporations across Canada. Ryan is also an active member of CCI Golden Horseshoe where he sits as the Chair of the Professional Partners Committee, an active member of ACMO, and a frequent exhibitor and participant in industry events and seminars across Canada.