Media Release – IFB Elects New Chair
August 31, 2016
IFB Elects New Chairman, Board Members, at its 2016 Annual General Meeting
TORONTO – IFB, the national association representing independent financial advisors, met yesterday in Toronto to elect Board members and Executive positions. In his remarks at the meeting, outgoing Chair, John Dargie, reflected on his five years in leadership of the IFB Board, and the importance of independent financial advice for Canadian consumers.
Scott Findlay was elected to serve as IFB’s Chair and President. Mr. Findlay has been a long-time Board member for IFB, and is a principle at Valley-Wide Financial. He holds a BA in Economics from Western University and is a Certified Financial Planner.
George Biggar of St. Catharines ON was elected to serve as Vice-Chair of the IFB Board, Marie Jose Comtois, of Montreal QC, was re-elected as Treasurer. Glenn Freeland, of Strathmore AB, will serve as Chairman of the IFB Nominating Committee.
In other business at the AGM, a special resolution was passed that set the size of the Board at 7 for the coming year.
About Independent Financial Brokers of Canada (IFB)
IFB is a national, not-for-profit association representing licensed financial professionals for over 30 years. IFB members work and reside in communities across Canada, and offer accessible financial advice. IFB works with government, regulators, and others to ensure the public has access to professional and affordable advice. As the voice of the independent broker, IFB provides compliance, regulatory, and education support, as well as a comprehensive professional liability program for individual agents and corporate entities.