Board of Directors

2021 CPBI Board of Directors

 Ryan Johnston Clark Dehler

Doug Volk   

Doug Volk is with the Superannuation Commission, he is based in Regina, SK. Doug became a CPBI member in 2004 and soon joined the Saskatchewan Regional Council then was elected Regional Chair for 2012-2014. Doug joined the National Board as Saskatchewan Region representative in 2014. He was nominated vice-chair in 2017. 


Ryan Johnston 
Past Chairperson

Ryan is with Manulife Financial, based in PEI. Ryan first became a member of the CPBI in 1999 then in 2001 he joined the Regional council. He was elected Chair on the Atlantic Regional Council for 2007-2009. in 2011, Ryan joined the National Board as representative of the Atlantic Region and was elected Vice-Chair in 2015 then Chairperson of the CPBI in 2017.. 


Clark Dehler
Vice-President & Treasurer
Director, Alberta Regions


Tracy Young-McLean,  Director at Large David Tutty Pierre Caron

Tracy Young-McLean
Secretary & Director at Large

Tracy is with the People Services at the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation. Tracy first became a CPBI member in 2001. She then joined the Saskatchewan Regional Council and was elected regional Chair for 2009-2011. Tracy was nominated Director at Large in 2016.



David Tutty
Director, Atlantic Region 

David Tutty became a CPBI member in 2005. He then joined the CPBI Atlantic Regional council, was elected regional Chair in 2009-2011 and continues to be active on various regional committees. David was nominated on the National Board as the Atlantic region representative in 2017. 


Pierre Caron
Director at Large

Pierre Caron is an actuary with over 41 years of experience in investment consulting for large pension funds in Quebec. He is the main force behind the CPBI pension and investment program in Quebec. Pierre is also a lecturer on finance at the UQAM and author of 2 books on investment and risks. Pierre was nominated Director at large in 2016. 


 J.J Burnell Ken Lieu

Natasha D. Monkman
Director, Ontario Region

Natasha Monkman is a pension and benefits lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office.  She regularly advises both public and private sector employers on governance, plan administration, investment, transaction related and compliance matters with respect to their employee benefit plans and pension plans. She has assisted clients with respect to the strategy, negotiation and implementation of complex plan design changes, including single employer to jointly sponsored pension plan mergers and conversions. 

Natasha has been actively involved with CPBI since 2010.  Natasha has been a member of the CPBI Ontario  Regional Council since 2011 and was most recently the Chair of the Ontario Regional Council since May 2017.  Natasha was also the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for the Ontario Region.


Director, Manitoba Region

JJ Burnell is a partner with MLT Aikins LLP, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. JJ joined the CPBI in 2001 as a member where she became a Fundamentals Committee Member, and in 2006-2007 JJ was a member of the Annual National Conference Organizing Committee. JJ became a Regional Council Member in 2018 and soon joined the National Board of Directors where she was appointed as Director for Manitoba Region in 2019.


Ken Lieu
Director, Pacific Region

Ken Lieu is with Sun Life Financial based in Vancouver, BC. Ken became a CPBI member in 2009. In 2011, he joined the CPBI Pacific regional council where he volunteered on various committees. Ken joined the National Board as the Pacific Region representative in 2017. 

Randy Lewis 

Randy Lewis  
Director, Saskatchewan Region 

Randy is President of Lewis Consulting.  A graduate of the University of Alberta, he has served in the Insurance industry for over 37 years, 21 of those years with major Insurers before forming Lewis Consulting in 2004.  Randy has successfully built relationships with clients that share a desire to be innovative.  His clients understand that the key to benefit leadership lies with intelligent plan design, comprehensive claiming metrics, employee empowerment and wellness.  Randy works with both large and small employers, he has consulted to Health Canada, the Saskatchewan Drug Plan, the Medical Associations of Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC and to the largest Credit Unions in Saskatchewan.  Randy has served as Program Chair for CPBI Saskatchewan, assisted in conducting Benefit Basics and has spoken at CPBI Saskatchewan Spring Conference.  Currently, he is the Communications Chair and also sits on the Conference Planning Committee. He is an active adventure cyclist, skier, and a Professional Rodeo Photographer on weekends.  Married to Amanda for over 36 years, they have a 28 yr. old daughter and a loveable but sometimes annoying dog. 


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