Board of Directors

Accurate and timely payroll is the RIGHT of every working Canadian and essential to the success of both businesses and governments across Canada.

The Canadian Payroll Association is dedicated to delivering upon this basic right by advocating on behalf of and elevating the profession, supporting professionals by providing access to needed information through certifications, professional development and valuable tools, and maintaining and growing a vibrant community.

The Canadian Payroll Association is THE association for the payroll profession in Canada.

Read more about the by-laws governing the Canadian Payroll Association and its members.

Meet the Board

Christian Coutu

Christian Coutu, G.A.P.

Chair of the Board
Payroll Director | Intact Financial Corporation


Sherisse Mason, CPM

Vice-Chair of the Board
Manager, Client Experience | The City of Toronto

Carolyn Lesyshen

Carolyn Lesyshen, CPM

Payroll Surpervisor | Servus Credit Union Ltd.

Wendy Doane

Wendy Doane, CPM

Past Chair
Senior Manager, Payroll Operations | Emera Inc.

Mark Betcher

Mark Betcher, PCP

Manager, Pay & Benefits | The University of Winnipeg

Brian Burgess

Brian Burgess, CPM

Senior Budget Analyst
School District No. 62 (Sooke)

Martine Castellani

Martine Castellani

Director, Pre-Sales & Industry Relations | DLGL Technologies Corporation

Elvira Caimbella

Elvira Ciambella, CPM

Vice President Implementation and General Manager ADP Quebec | ADP Canada

Brian Burgess

Lynne Harkness, CPM, CHRL

Director of Human Resources, North America | 4Refuel

Peter Tzanetakis

Peter Tzanetakis

President | The Canadian Payroll Association

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