Tuesday, March 22, 2011
For Immediate Release:
March 21, 2011
New Board Members Appointed to CAPAPA
March 21, 2011. Calgary, Alberta – CAPAPA (Canadian Association of Professional Access and
Privacy Administrators) Canada's leading association of privacy and access professionals, today
announced the appointment of four new directors to its Board.
The CAPAPA Board of Directors now includes Dr. Teresa Scassa, who currently holds a Canada
Research Chair in Information Law at the University of Ottawa; Marc Gagné, President of ATIPshop
and Senior Consultant with Citizenship and Immigration Canada; Lawyer, consultant and author
Michael Power; and Paulette Lacroix, Senior Privacy Consultant and Certified Management
Consultant at PC Lacroix Consulting Inc.
"We are pleased to welcome these highly respected members of Canada's privacy and access
profession to the CAPAPA Board, and look forward to their wisdom and leadership," said CAPAPA
National Chair Sharon Polsky. "Their willingness to join the Board is a testament to the value of CAPAPA
to the profession. Their longstanding tenure as senior practitioners in law, academia, government, and
the health sector will provide invaluable insight and perspective as CAPAPA continues to expand its
reach and membership offerings."
CAPAPA, the leading professional association representing Canada's Access and Privacy
Professionals n the privacy and public sectors, is now represented by a most distinguished group of
Directors, from British Columbia to Newfoundland and Labrador.
1. Robert Doherty, Privacy lawyer and consultant
2. Marc Gagné, President of ATIPshop and Senior Consultant with Citizenship & Immigration Canada
3. Paulette Lacroix, Senior Privacy Consultant and Certified Management Consultant at PC Lacroix
4. Eric Lawton, Senior Privacy Specialist, Risk Management & Information Security, City of Toronto and
Director of Professional Certification, CAPAPA
5. George Michelau, Assistant Director of Education, Labrador School Board
6. Sharon Polsky, President, Amina Corporation and National Chair, CAPAPA
7. Marc-Aurèle Racicot, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., Barrister and Solicitor
8. Dr. Teresa Scassa, who currently holds a Canada Research Chair in Information Law at the
University of Ottawa
The Canadian Association for Professional Access and Privacy Administrators is the Canadian not-forprofit
center of expertise and excellence in information access and privacy in the public and private
sectors. As Canada's voice for privacy and access, CAPAPA speaks for its members in private, public,
and government organizations across Canada.
For more information:
Sharon Polsky, CAPAPA National Chair
+1.403.254.4376 or NationalChair @CAPAPA.org