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The following individuals have been elected by the membership, or duly appointed, to serve Chapter 29:

  • Chris Dietrich

    President & International Director - With over decade of industry experience, Chris acts as the Senior Partner at Veracity Real Estate Solutions. Prior to forming Veracity Real Estate Solutions, Chris was a Senior Consultant at Altus Group, where he was responsible for providing valuation services for litigation and expropriation purposes with the Expert Services® Division. Chris specializes in the field of ex...
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  • Georgio Panici

    President Elect & International Director - Georgio Panici brings over 35 years of land acquisition, real estate, and integrated resource management experience to the CanACRE team. Georgio has played a key role in managing and overseeing land acquisition and landowner relations for multiple large-scale energy, government, and right of way projects undertaken by CanACRE, including wind energy facilities, construction projec...
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  • Sarah Orchard

    Vice President - Sarah is looking forward to meeting everyone at our exciting Chapter 29 events planned for the upcoming year. Sarah is currently working on the Wataynikaneyap Power project, connecting remote First Nations to the provincial hydro grid. When Sarah is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family on their farm in rural northern Ontario. Contact Sarah
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  • Gloria Whittaker

    Secretary - After receiving an Honours Diploma in Paralegal Communications, and then working in provincial offences for two years, Gloria joined the City of Brampton Realty Services team in 2009. In that time, Gloria had to opportunity to work on various land projects involving Consent to Enters, Permission to Enters, Leases, Licences, Encroachment Agreements and Agreements of Purchase and Sale.  As Gloria is always looking to ...
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  • Lorraine Longmuir

    Treasurer, Finance Chair - Lorraine has extensive experience within the IRWA, as a past President, President Elect, VP, Professional Development Chair and Education Chair.  She is a past recipient of the Chapter 29 Professional of the Year award, and Region 8 Professional of the Year Award.  Contact Lorraine:
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  • Vicki Wong

    Website Communications, Past President - Prior to her current roles with the Chapter, Vicki formerly served the membership as President, International Director, Finance Chair, President Elect, Vice President and Course Coordinator.   As the Senior Manager of Realty Services in the City of Brampton, Vicki and her team address the evolving real estate needs of Canada's second fastest growing city through the acquisition, dispositi...
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  • Sheryl Badin

    Newsletter Editor - Sheryl Badin is currently Manager, Realty Services with the City of Mississauga and previously worked with the City of Toronto, Morguard Investments and Strung Real Estate.  She holds BA (Hons.) in Urban Studies and Geography and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution, both from York University.  Sheryl has been a member of IRWA since 1988, has held an SR/WA since 1996, served as Membership Chair ...
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  • Lisa Masters

    Professional Development Assistant - With over fifteen years of experience in municipal real estate, Lisa is the Real Estate Portfolio Analyst at the Region of Peel.  Lisa has her A.I.M.A. designation and recently achieved her SR/WA designation.  Lisa currently assists Jack Carello as the PDC Chair Assistant and is just learning the ropes.
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  • Paul Connor

    Education Chair - Paul joined Synergy Land Services midway through 2016, taking on the role of branch manager in Cambridge. Previously, Paul worked in the corporate communications field delivering tools such as:  video, photography, conference and trade shows, and internal and external communications.  He focused on people, the environment, Aboriginal involvement and stakeholder information for TransCanada Pipelines, Inter Pipe...
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  • Jack Carello

    Professional Development Chair, Nominations & Elections Chair - Choo Choo… I’vvvve been working on the railroad... and that’s what Jack has done for the past 27 years. He started working on the tracks during the summer holidays as a student and moved into the Engineering Department in the early 90’s.  In the mid 90’s Canadian Pacific went through its largest company reorganization, and Jack’s career in Right of...
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  • Janeth Huab

    Education, Assistant Chair - Janeth is the Lease Administrator of the City of Mississauga and provides comprehensive lease administration services to the Realty Services section.  She administers the portfolio of City-owned properties that are leased or licensed to or from third parties on behalf of the City and its operating departments.  Janeth has a Law Clerk certificate, and has worked in the legal field specializing in real ...
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  • Lucie Jabour

    Education, Assistant Chair Education, Assistant Chair - Lucie currently works in the Real Estate field with Hatch, and is looking forward to assisting members with their right-of-way professional development needs within the education committee. Are you interest in providing input on the courses offered to the Chapter? Do you have any interest in coordinating a course, or offering a venue for a reduced rate to host a course?  No qu...
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  • Shadi Shenouda

    Shadi Shenouda has served as Membership Chair for IRWA’s Chapter 29 since 2014. Shadi Shenouda is a Regional Land Representative for TransCanada Pipelines. He manages over 500km of nationally regulated easement. In addition to rural contexts, his area of responsibility spans across Southern Ontario and includes the densely populated Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Mr. Shenouda has a successful track record of managing staff to achieve comple...
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  • Katherine Badin

    Young Professional, Chair - Katie is currently the Young Professional Chair for the Chapter as well as for the Region. Katie is a valuation analyst at Colliers International, where she assists with the valuation of various types of properties for acquisition, expropriation, litigation, financing etc. She graduated from Ryerson University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, specializing in Real Estate Management in addition ...
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  • Ben Van Reekum

    Golf Tournament, Chair - Ben is employed in the right-of-way field as a Site Acquisition and Municipal Affairs Specialist with Land Solutions.  Ben organized the 2018 Fall Golf Tournament with success, and looks forward to assisting the IRWA and his colleagues further this year. Are you interested in volunteering to help coordinate future golf tournaments, providing sponsorship, have feedback on a past tournament, or have...
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  • Katherine Hamilton

    Northern Initiative Chair - Katherine has been employed in the land industry for over 12 years. She began her career as a Licensed Realtor and segued into the role of a Real Estate Officer at the Ministry of Transportation, where she has been for last 6 years. Katherine obtained her RWA designation in 2016 and is nearing the completion of her CRA P.App designation while she works as a non-fee appraiser for the government. In 2017 she was...
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