Social Security Tribunal of Canada

List of Social Security Tribunal members

Social Security Tribunal (SST) members are impartial and independent decision-makers who decide the outcome of appeals. The federal government appoints members for terms of up to 5 years. Read the list of members currently appointed to the SST below.

Learn more about the role of members, their code of conduct, and how they work within the SST.

Appeal Division

Appeal Division members as of July 3, 2024:
Name Province Tenure Appointment/Expiry date
Bergen, Stephen Alberta Full-time 2023/07/24 to 2026/07/23
Betteridge, Jonathan Glenn Ontario Full-time 2022/07/11 to 2025/07/10
Lafontaine, Pierre Quebec Full-time 2022/05/30 to 2027/05/29
Lew, Janet British Columbia Full-time 2022/04/29 to 2027/04/28
Losier, Solange Ontario Full-time 2024/05/29 to 2027/05/28
Nawaz, Neil Ontario Full-time 2021/12/17 to 2026/12/16
Petrunia, Melanie Nova Scotia Part-time 2024/05/03 to 2026/05/02
Sellar, Kate Ontario Full-time 2021/12/01 to 2026/11/30
Usprich, Elizabeth Ontario Full-time 2022/07/11 to 2025/07/10
Vanderhout, Pierre Ontario Full-time 2024/08/06 to 2027/08/05

General Division, Income Security

General Division, Income Security members as of July 3, 2024:
Name Province Tenure Appointment/Expiry date
Bateman, Selena Ontario Full-time 2024/09/27 to 2027/09/26
Beaton, James Alberta Full-time 2024/09/27 to 2027/09/26
Buchanan, Sharon Ontario Part-time 2023/06/10 to 2025/06/09
Byrne, Lianne Ontario Full-time 2024/05/20 to 2025/05/19
Cardillo, Antoinette Ontario Full-time 2024/12/17 to 2027/12/16
Clark, Anne S. Nova Scotia Part-time 2023/06/02 to 2025/06/01
Dyck, Connie Manitoba Full-time 2024/12/17 to 2029/12/16
Guérin, François Ontario Part-time 2023/10/06 to 2025/10/05
Kershaw, Dawn J. Ontario Full-time 2023/02/06 to 2026/02/05
Laidlaw, Jacqueline Ontario Full-time 2022/05/16 to 2025/05/15
Lazure, Jean Quebec Part-time 2024/02/01 to 2026/01/31
Medeiros, Michael British Columbia Part-time 2023/06/10 to 2025/06/09
Nathan, Anita Ontario Part-time 2023/12/07 to 2025/12/06
Picotte, Adam British Columbia Part-time 2024/02/01 to 2026/01/31
Russell, Shannon Quebec Full-time 2024/08/04 to 2029/08/03
Saunders, Virginia British Columbia Full-time 2021/12/17 to 2024/12/16
Shalland-Bennett, Brianne Ontario Full-time 2024/06/07 to 2027/06/06
Sheaves, Sarah Ontario Part-time 2024/02/09 to 2026/02/08
van der Meide, Wayne Ontario Full-time 2022/03/14 to 2025/03/13
Wilton, Carol Ontario Part-time 2024/08/06 to 2026/08/05

General Division, Employment Insurance

General Division, Employment Insurance members as of July 3, 2024:
Name Province Tenure Appointment/Expiry date
Bastien, Jean Yves Quebec Full-time 2023/01/13 to 2025/01/08
Bell, Linda British Columbia Full-time 2022/05/04 to 2025/05/03
Bouchard, Jacques Quebec Part-time 2023/06/19 to 2025/06/08
Bourassa, Leanne Quebec Full-time 2021/11/29 to 2024/11/28
Bourque, Charline Quebec Full-time 2024/05/20 to 2026/05/19
Conrad, Gary Alberta Full-time 2024/05/29 to 2026/05/28
Cowan, Benson British Columbia Part-time 2023/01/15 to 2025/01/08
Day, Teresa Ontario Full-time 2024/04/13 to 2027/04/12
Dhaliwal, Ranjit Ontario Part-time 2023/06/19 to 2025/06/08
Dusome, Paul Ontario Part-time 2024/12/15 to 2025/12/14
Edwards, Bret Ontario Full-time 2022/07/11 to 2025/07/10
Graves, Suzanne Ontario Part-time 2023/06/22 to 2025/06/21
Hartslief, Laura Ontario Part-time 2023/01/16 to 2025/01/08
Hicks, Barbara Ontario Part-time 2023-01-17 to 2025-01-08
Houlihan, Edward Quebec Part-time 2023/01/18 to 2025/01/08
Klein, Lilian Ontario Part-time 2024/07/03 to 2026/07/02
Langlois, Josée Quebec Full-time 2024/07/03 to 2026/07/02
Léger, Nathalie Quebec Part-time 2023/06/22 to 2025/06/21
Mancini, Peter Nova Scotia Part-time 2024/07/11 to 2026/07/10
McCarthy, Emily Ontario Part-time 2023/06/19 to 2025/06/08
McCarthy, Gerald Ontario Full-time 2024/11/29 to 2027/11/28
Mitchell, Audrey Ontario Full-time 2024/07/03 to 2027/07/02
Morin, Normand Quebec Full-time 2021/11/29 to 2024/11/28
Noonan, John Newfoundland and Labrador Full-time 2022/02/01 to 2025/01/31
O'Connell, Stuart Ontario Part-time 2023/01/19 to 2025/01/08
Parker, Katherine Ontario Part-time 2023/01/20 to 2025/01/08
Ramkay, Rena Ontario Part-time 2023/06/19 to 2025/06/08
Rattray, John Ontario Part-time 2023/01/21 to 2025/01/08
Rosen, Elyse Quebec Part-time 2023/01/22 to 2025/01/08
Ryan Bourgeois, Angela Nova Scotia Full-time 2024/06/29 to 2027/06/28
Sauvé, Manon Quebec Full-time 2022/03/06 to 2025/03/05
Shaw, Catherine New Brunswick Full-time 2022/02/01 to 2025/01/31
Singh, Harkamal Ontario Part-time 2023/06/19 to 2025/06/08
Skelly, Greg Manitoba Part-time 2023/01/23 to 2025/01/08
Stapleton, Susan Nova Scotia Full-time 2022/07/11 to 2025/07 10
St-Jules, Marc Ontario Full-time 2022/07/11 to 2025/07/10
Thomas, Raelene Newfoundland and Labrador Full-time 2022/02/01 to 2025/01/31
Thompson, Kristen Ontario Full-time 2022/07/11 to 2025/07/10
Turtle, Paula Ontario Part-time 2023/01/24 to 2025/01/08
Varaschin, Ambrosia Saskatchewan Full-time 2023/01/12 to 2025/01/08
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