The activities of the Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia Branch (CBABC) are governed by the Bylaws of the Association.

Eleven officers of the Association are responsible for the regular activities and administration of the Branch:

  • Margaret Mereigh, President
  • Kenneth Armstrong, Vice President
  • Jennifer Brun, Secretary Treasurer
  • Bill Veenstra, QC Past President
  • Aleem Bharmal, QC Officer
  • Clare Jennings, Officer
  • Sandra Mandanici, Officer 
  • Lauren Chu, Young Lawyers Officer
  • Isabel Jackson, Aboriginal Lawyers Representative
  • Tina Parbhakar, Equality Representative
  • Kerry L. Simmons, QC, Executive Director

Council's Role

Council elects the officers, approves the budget, and most important determines CBABC policy. Council meets three times a year to perform its duties and hear reports from the President, Executive Director, Standing Committees, Divisions and other agenda items set by the President