ACPO Council

MEMBERS OF COUNCIL

Position Phone Position Phone
President
L. Cretu, C. Chem.
LinkedIn profile
Past President
R. Johnson, C. Chem.
LinkedIn profile
519-767-9854
Vice-president
I. McNab, C. Chem.
Professional profile
 905-845-9430 ext. 4091 Treasurer
D. Beswick, C. Chem.
LinkedIn profile
519-666-0519
Secretary
H. Faulknor, C. Chem.
LinkedIn profile
905-483-1152 Registrar
R. Marion, C. Chem.
416-364-4609
Chair – Board of Examiners
S.C. Mojumdar, C. Chem.
416-978-0798 Publications Co-Editors
S.C. Mojumdar, C. Chem.
Web-Zine Editor
C. Bordeleau, C. Chem.
416-978-0798
416-364-4609
Chair – Discipline Committee
C. Sullivan, C. Chem.(interim)
705-652-2111 Chair – Public Affairs & Communications
C. Bordeleau, C. Chem.
416-364-4609
Chair – Licensure Committee
T.W. Obal, C. Chem.(interim)
905-817-5721 Associate Treasurer
D. Naranjit, C.Chem.
LinkedIn profile
416-979-5000
Chair – Environment Committee
R. Johnson, C. Chem.
519-767-9854 FCPC Liaison
T.W. Obal, C. Chem.
905-817-5721

Members by District

Position Phone Position Phone
District 1 – Kingston, Cornwall
Ashish Sarker, C.Chem.
416-364-4609 District 8 – Oakville, Burlington
V. Guran, C. Chem.
LinkedIn profile
647-296-1064
District 2 – Ottawa
O. Ekewenu, C. Chem.
819-934-6740 District 9 – Wellington, Waterloo
S.C. Mojumdar, C. Chem.
416-978-0798
District 3 – Belleville, Peterborough
(vacant)
416-364-4609 District 10 – London, Windsor
M. Abdelhameed, C.Chem.
LinkedIn profile
519-661-2111
District 4 – Northern Ontario
(vacant)
807-344-5021 District 11 – Sarnia
S. Almost, C. Chem.
LinkedIn profile
519-617-0635
District 5 – Scarborough, Oshawa
K. Zahoor, C. Chem.
LinkedIn profile
905-668-3368 ext. 4491 District 12 – Outside Ontario
L. Cretu, C. Chem.
LinkedIn profile
905-542-7551 ext. 263
District 6 – Toronto, North York
(vacant)
416-364-4609 District 13 – Etobicoke, York
T.W. Obal, C. Chem.
LinkedIn profile
905-817-5721
District 7 – Brampton, Mississauga
I. McNab, C. Chem.
Professional profile
289-834-3519 District 14 – Hamilton, Niagara
H. Faulknor, C. Chem.
LinkedIn profile
905-483-1152

Duties of a Councilor

We polled our members of council and our executive board to find out what activities they believe are essential to their position. From their replies, we have distilled the list down to six key functions that are indispensable to performing effectively on Council.

Professionalism

  1. Be a role model for the professional chemist, particularly with respect to professionalism and ethics.

Communication with members

  1. Maintain proper communication with members; contact each district member at least once a year.
  2. Pay special attention to new members during their first year of joining the association.
  3. Respond effectively to members’ inquiries.
  4. Assist and inform members on networking, job search, training, etc.
  5. Trace lost members.
  6. Contact members who are about to be or have been suspended.

Communication with council

  1. Effectively represent the interests of members at council.
  2. Report on district activities.
  3. Advise council on direction to take and about members’ expectations.
  4. Advise council on matters of fees and expenditures.

Communication with the public

  1. Elevate the profile of the ACPO with the public, government officials, universities, and industry.

Membership – growth of the ACPO

  1. Solicit potential new members; visit chemical laboratories and industries.
  2. Encourage members to identify possible new members.

Participate in ACPO activities

  1. Write articles for the Chartered Chemist News – at least once a year – and encourage members to contribute also.
  2. Participate fully in the activities of the ACPO and its committees.
  3. Help in the planning of seminars and courses for members in their districts.
  4. Work towards obtaining licensure for the association.

Electoral Districts

Electoral Districts Title Counties
(or Districts)
Electoral Districts Title Counties
(or Districts)
District No. 1
“Kingston-Cornwall”
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry, Leeds-Grenville, Lanark, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington District No. 2
“Ottawa”
Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton, Prescott-Russell
District No. 3
“Belleville-Peterborough”
Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland, Peterborough, Haliburton and Kawartha Lakes District No. 4
“Northern Ontario”
Renfrew, Nipissing, Muskoka, Parry Sound, Sudbury and remaining Northern Districts
District No. 5
“Scarborough-Oshawa”
City of Scarborough, Regional Municipality of Durham District No. 6
“Toronto-North York”
Toronto, East York, North York
District No. 7
“Brampton-Mississauga”
Dufferin, Peel, Simcoe District No. 8
“Oakville-Burlington”
Halton County
District No. 9
“Wellington-Waterloo”
Waterloo, Wellington, Bruce, Grey District No. 10
“London-Windsor”
Huron, Perth, Oxford, Middlesex, Elgin, City of Chatham-Kent, Essex
District No. 11
“Sarnia”
Lambton County District No. 12
“Outside Ontario”
Outside Ontario and Canada
District No. 13
“Etobicoke-York”
York Regional Municipality, Etobicoke District No. 14
“Hamilton-Niagara”
Brant, Greater Hamilton, Haldimand, Norfolk, Niagara