President Margaret A. Mereigh is pleased to announce that Ms. Kerry Simmons, Q.C. will serve as Acting Executive Director of the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch effective December 17, 2018, following the appointment of former Executive Director Caroline Nevin as CEO of BC Courthouse Libraries.
Ms. Simmons is a lawyer and former Branch and National CBA President. She has extensive experience in management and is passionate about the value the CBA offers to lawyers in every corner of the province.
"I am excited to have this opportunity to work with staff and volunteers to ensure that the BC Branch continues to lead in listening to members and providing creative and effective services that meet their needs," said Ms. Simmons.
"Kerry brings an in-depth knowledge of the CBA and its members to her new role, and we are fortunate to have her steady hand at the helm as we undergo the recruitment process for our new Executive Director,” said Ms. Mereigh.