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New Council Members

Gail D. Lilley
Gail Lilley practices corporate commercial law with a special emphasis on international transactions in the firm Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, where she is a partner.

She has chaired or been a member of several of the firm's committees, including her current membership on the partnership and the compensation committees. Lilley has participated actively as a parent volunteer at the elementary school level and has provided legal advice to the Junior League of Toronto for a number of years.

Bill Matheson
Bill Matheson is a retired professor of political science. During his career at Brock University, he won several teaching awards and was the university's first dean of social sciences and its first vice-president.

Matheson currently serves on the boards of Contact Niagara (past chair), Credit Counselling of Regional Niagara, the Brock University Foundation and the Niagara Child Development Centre Foundation.

Anne Marie Levesque
Anne Marie Levesque is a lawyer and registered nurse. She received Bachelor and Masters degrees in nursing from the University of Western Ontario. During her nursing career she worked as a director of nursing in Edmonton, a public health nurse for the Eastern Ontario Health Unit and a teacher of nursing students at St. Lawrence College. Levesque received her law degree from Queen's University in May 1984. After articling in Ottawa she began practising in 1986 in Cornwall, where she now runs her own office. Levesque also serves as a director of the Legal Clinic of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry and she is a member of the French-language services of Community Living, Stormont County.

Donald W.A. Watson
Don Watson was a senior lecturer in mathematics in England before moving in 1967 to Lakehead University where he was Director of Computing Services until his retirement in 1996.

He has served on numerous community and charitable boards, including Volunteer Thunder Bay, the George Jeffrey Children's Treatment Centre, Leadership Thunder Bay, the Lakehead Social Planning Council, the Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services, the Ontario Federation of Symphony Orchestras and the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra. Watson has also written The Board Member's Companion, available at

Ethical Standards Review Call for participants and facilitators

As part of the review of its ethical standards, the College invites you to participate in focus-group sessions from February through May 2005. Join us for this opportunity to reflect on ethical principles and knowledge that guide your day-to-day teaching practice.

If you are willing to facilitate sessions, contact us about in-service training on the art of facilitating focus groups. To participate, please submit your resumé, contact information and indication of interest by January 28, 2005 to