Charities & Not-For-Profit Law Section Meeting 

Jan. 31, 2019
Vancouver BC

Veuillez notez, cet événement sera disponible en anglais seulement.

This meeting is being hosted by the Charities & Not-For-Profit Law Section.

Speaker(s): Natasha Himer, Governance Advisor, WATSON Inc.
Time: Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm (Pacific Time)
Location: Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, 1800 - 510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 0M3
CPD Hours: 1.00
Please note that this is an estimate of the total hours of CPD that are being offered. Upon the conclusion of the meeting, an assessment will be made as to exactly how many hours will be approved.

Join us to review emerging areas of focus for Boards in the not-for-profit sector and explore ways Boards are improving their governance, drawing on case studies. Natasha Himer, governance advisor with WATSON Inc., will share her experience with us, specializing in policy and research to help private, public and not-for-profit boards and their committees establish effective and sustainable governance structures and practices.There will be time for discussion and Q&A after the presentation.

Speaker Profile
Natasha Himer has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia and holds both an LL.B and BCL from McGill.

Natasha started her legal career at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Toronto, working with employers in the private and public sectors on pension issues including governance, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions. Natasha went on to work as corporate counsel at OMERS (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System), one of Canada’s largest pension plans and institutional investors. At OMERS, Natasha worked closely with senior management on plan governance matters.

Natasha is a member of the Governance Committee of LEAF (Legal Education Action Fund) and past editor of a publication by the Canadian Society of Association Executives on Duties and Responsibilities of Directors of Not-for-Profit Organizations. Natasha brings her experience working closely with senior management, boards and committees to WATSON’s governance education courses.

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