Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute Board

The Golden Horseshoe Chapter is well-served by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors. Their level of enthusiasm, time spent and commitment helps to ensure the success of CCI. Members interested in serving on the Chapter Board are encouraged to do so. To learn more, please contact the Chapter Administrator at

Your 2020-2021 Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute Board of Directors:


Maria Durdan, B.A., LL.B., ACCI


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SimpsonWigle LAW LLP
1 Hunter Street E, S-200,
Hamilton, ON L8W 3W1
T. 905-528-8411 |T (dir): 905-777-2382
F. 905-528-9008



Sandy Foulds,  RCM, BA


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Wilson Blanchard Management Inc.
701 Main Street West, Suite 101
Hamilton, ON  L8S 1A2
T. 905-540-8800 ext. 236 | F. 905-540-4450

Sandy has an extensive knowledge of property management, having been in this industry in Ontario and BC since 1985. Sandy has been employed as a Property Manager with Wilson Blanchard Management since 1996 and is now the Executive Director of Property Management for the Hamilton office of WB, responsible for the supervision, mentoring and training of our managers.

Sandy is a graduate of UWO, and obtained her RCM in 2003. During this time of change, she is actively participating in the important CCI Bill 106 education sessions being offered by our chapter.

Past President

Nathan Helder, B.Sc.


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Gelderman Landscape Services
831 Centre Road, Box 82120
Waterdown, ON L0R 2M0
T. 905-689-5433

Nathan Helder is the President of Gelderman Landscaping. He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph. Nathan is passionate about finance, sales and business development. He provides leadership and direction to the company and spearheads new initiatives. Nathan also volunteers in several forums. He is the Chair of The Environmental Stewardship Committee with Landscape Ontario, and past President of the Business Executive Organization. Nathan is a mentor in his church Youth Group, an ACMO Associates Committee member and a Landscape Ontario Trade Show Committee member. Nathan has published several articles on landscaping and environmental stewardship, as well as other industry-related subjects. He is married to Michelle, and has one daughter.



Tony P. Gatto, CPA, CA


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894 Golf Links Road
Ancaster, ON  L9G 3K9
T: 905-648-0098
T: 905-648-0098 x223




Gail Cote, RCM


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Property Management Guild Inc.
801 Mohawk Road West, Suite 101
Hamilton, ON L9C 6C2
T. 905 575 3636 or 1 877 309 7930

Gail Cote is a Condominium Manager at Property Management Guild.  She has enjoyed providing professional Property Management services to her clients since 1999 and has achieved her RCM designation.  Gail enjoys participating on the CCI-GHC Board of Directors, as well as being the current Board liaison/past Chairperson for the Membership and Social Media/Marketing Committee.  She also actively volunteers on the CCI-GHC Professional Business Partners Committee.  Gail has participated as a speaker at CCI events including the CCI-GHC Annual Conference, as well as having written articles for the Condo News publication.


Richard A. Elia, B.Comm., LL.B., LL.M.(ADR), ACCI


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Elia Associates
2275 Upper Middle Road East, Suite 101
Oakville, ON  L6H 0C3
T. 905-855-0400 ext 801 | F. 905-855-0404



Tom Gallinger, BBA, FCIP


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Atrens-Counsel Insurance Brokers
200 - 7111 Syntex Drive
Mississauga, ON   L5N 8C3
T. 905-567-6222

Tom Gallinger is the Vice President of Atrens-Counsel Insurance Brokers, a brokerage that specializes in managing insurance programs for condominiums, unit owners and property management professionals. Tom has been in the insurance industry for 15 years in various underwriting, brokering and management roles. As a specialist in Commercial and Condominium insurance, Tom strives to deliver a high level of service by managing the long-term insurance needs of his clients. In his career with Atrens-Counsel, Tom has done a number of educational presentations for various industry associations and groups aimed at unit owners, boards, and property managers. Tom holds an honours bachelor's degree in business, his Fellowship Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP), as well as his Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designations.

Carole Booth, B.Ed, M.A.


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Halton Condo Corp 0116
2068 Brant Street, Unit 1,
Burlington, ON L7P 3A6
T. 905-335-1180


Kevin Shaw,  B.Tech. (Arch.Sc.)


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Cion | Coulter Engineers & Building Scientists
920 Brant Street, Suite 22
Burlington, ON  L7R 4J1
T. 905-632-5206

Ed Keenleyside, B.A., CCI Hon's 


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399 Elizabeth St., Unit 512
Burlington, Ont., L7R 0A4
T. 905-331-2236

Ed Keenleyside, B.A., DSA (CCI), is a retired teacher and a City of Burlington Supervisor and Adjudicator in the Traffic & Transit Dept. Since 2006, he has served on the Board of HSC 504 as President and Newsletter Editor. In 2009, he founded the Burlington Downtown Condominium Association and is still a Director. As part of the Golden Horseshoe Board, Ed has served as a Director, Fair Taxes Campaign Chair, and Education Committee Chair, as well as a member of the Transition Committee. He also edited the current Level 200 CCI GHC Course Manual and has pledged his support in the upcoming revision.

Ed has been a periodic contributor to the Condo News and has presented at various condominium seminars. Ed is currently interested in the smooth implementation of the new condominium act, Bill 106.

Joseph (Joe) A. Gaetan, B.G.S


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551 Maple Avenue, Suite 507
Burlington, ON  L7S 1M7
T. 905-336-9840

Joseph A. (Joe) Gaetan has been a condominium owner, board member and Treasurer for HSCC608 since 2013. As a board member, he also takes a lead role in writing the quarterly newsletter for HSCC608. Joe’s background includes a 50-year uninterrupted work career in Manufacturing Management, Human Resources, Total Quality, Business Consulting, and Small Business ownership.

Joe holds a Bachelor of General Studies in Applied Studies (honours list) from Athabasca University, an Ontario Dep. of Education Applied Arts and Technology Certificate, and a Journeyman Machinist Certificate. Joe is also a member of the City of Burlington Downtown Parking Advisory Committee.

Sally-Anne Dooman, R.C.M.


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Director of Condominium Management | Wilson, Blanchard Management Inc.
701 Main St. W., Suite 101
Hamilton, ON L8S 1A2
T. 905.540.8800 x 355 | F. 905.540.4450

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Stephanie Sutherland, BAS (Hons), LL.B, ACCI


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Cohen Highley LLP
55 King Street West, Suite 1001
Kitchener, ON   N2G 4W1
T. 226 476-4444 x143 | F. 519 576-2830

Stephanie is a condominium lawyer with Cohen Highley LLP, practicing in the areas of condominium management and litigation, condominium development, and residential and commercial real estate. Stephanie works with condominium corporations and unit owners to help them address day-to-day condominium governance matters and resolve disputes.

An active member of the condominium community in Ontario, Stephanie is involved in the Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI) Golden Horseshoe, Grand River, and London chapters, and sits on various CCI committees. She is a frequent speaker at CCI conferences and seminars, and contributes articles to condominium publications including Condo News. Stephanie obtained her ACCI (Associate of the Canadian Condominium Institute) designation in 2015.


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