Current Members

Professor Angela Campbell

Chairperson – Professor Campbell is Full Professor of Law and the Associate Provost (Policies, Procedures and Equity) at McGill University. Her areas of specialty include family law, health law, criminal justice, wills and estates, children and the law, and building equity, diversity and inclusion within higher education institutions. She been a faculty member at McGill since 2003. She previously clerked for the Honourable Mr. Justice Frank Iacobucci at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mr. Simon Coakeley

Vice-Chairperson – Mr. Coakeley is a seasoned, fully bilingual lawyer and government executive with almost 30 years of operational and policy-oriented experience in the federal government - most recently serving as a member on the Progress Monitoring Committee and as the Executive Director of the Immigration and Refugee Board. He achieved success and earned great respect during his time in government thanks in large part to his experience in managing large organizations, working with central agencies, cooperating with parliamentary committees and conducting high-level negotiations. After retiring from the federal government, Mr. Coakeley was Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Federal Retirees from 2016-2021. Mr. Coakeley is currently the Management Advisory Board’s representative on the Progress Monitoring Committee, which has been formed by the Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia to oversee the progress in addressing the findings and recommendations from the Commission established to inquire into the April 2020 Mass Casualty in Nova Scotia.

Ms. Ingrid Berkeley

Member – As a former Deputy Chief with 34 years in law enforcement and the highest ranking Black female police officer in Canada, Ms. Berkeley has a long history of serving the public interest while implementing solutions to reduce systemic barrier to diversity and inclusion. Through her work, she consistently applies an equity lens to project initiatives, including increasing the diversity of the applicant pool for Peel Regional Police. Ms. Berkeley has served as a Human Rights Investigator for the Peel Regional Police. She now works as a Lay Adjudicator at the Law Society of Ontario.

Dr. Elaine Bernard

Member – An academic and proponent of the role of unions in promoting civil society, democracy and economic growth, Dr. Bernard is a Wertheim Fellow and former Executive Director of the Labour and Work Life Program at Harvard Law School. She is the Facilitator for the Canadian Police Association Executive Leadership Program with the Telfer School of Management, and a member of various associations and organizations.

Mr. Edward Lennard Busch

Member – Semi-retired decorated Canadian Indigenous police officer with over 43 years experience, Mr. Busch continues to contribute to the community in a meaningful way. A member of Kahkewistahaw First Nation, he combines enthusiasm with an extensive policing background by providing an effective approach to meeting organizational needs. Mr. Busch has served 34 years in the RCMP, served as a Chief of Police in a Self-administered First Nations Police Service for over seven years and retired as a sworn officer in December 2021. Mr. Busch currently is the Executive Director of the First Nations Chiefs of Police Association. 

Ms. Audrey Campbell

Member – Ms. Campbell is a community advocate and advisor who has worked tirelessly to improve police and community relations through accountability, training, and the removal of systemic barriers. She is past President of the Jamaican Canadian Association and has co-chaired the Toronto Police Service's Police and Community Engagement Review. Ms. Campbell has been a trusted advisor to the last three Chiefs of the Toronto Police Service.

Ms. Lynn Chaplin

Member – As Chair, Vice Chair and Member of the New Brunswick Police Commission, Executive level Manager with the Correctional Service of Canada and member of the Parole Board of Canada, Ms. Chaplin’s lengthy and varied experience and leadership in the criminal justice system is invaluable. Throughout Ms. Chaplin’s career she worked diligently to build trust with employees, valued community partners and stakeholders, and continues to modernize to meet the demands of the current climate in policing, civilian oversight, public interest and community accountability. 

Ms. Patricia Grier

Member – Careers in both the public and private sector have provided Ms. Grier a diverse background. Ms. Grier has significant governance, human resources and labour relations experience having worked at the executive level of public organizations dealing with a number of unions, collective bargaining agreements and labour relations. She previously served as the Chair of the Governance and Human Resource Committee for the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission and currently serves as Chair of the Business Development and Policy Committee. Ms. Grier also worked as Chief of Staff and Corporate Secretary for Alberta Health Services. She has wide experience working with government as an elected official, Vice Chair of the Calgary Board of Education, and City Councilor, City of Calgary. Ms. Grier holds the designation of ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors Rotman School of Management and looks forward to making the RCMP an effective and inclusive organization demonstrating good governance and leadership in policing and police reform. 

Dr. Ghayda Hassan

Member – Dr. Hassan is a clinical psychologist and professor of clinical psychology at the Université du Québec à Montréal. Dr. Hassan is the co-holder of the UNESCO–PREV Co-Chair, a worldwide first, dedicated to addressing the prevention of radicalization and extremist violence. Dr. Hassan is also the director of the Canadian Practitioners' Network for the prevention of Radicalization and Extremist Violence (CPN-PREV), a senior researcher and clinical consultant at the Research and Action on Social Polarisations, as well as the chair of the Independent Advisory Committee for the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) and was the Co-Chair of the National Expert Committee on Countering Radicalization to Violence.

Mr. Stanley T. Lowe

Member – Mr. Lowe is a senior public service leader and retired lawyer specializing in the areas of strategic issue management and organizational transition management. He has extensive executive experience in the fields of oversight of law enforcement and criminal justice. Mr. Lowe has vast experience in providing expertise and advice to both internal and external stakeholders in law enforcement. Mr. Lowe has provided provincial leadership in his past role in the office of the Police Complaint Commissioner for British Columbia as an Independent Statutory Officer of the Legislature and national leadership, and as the past President and longstanding member of the Canadian Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement. Mr. Lowe is known for his success in organizational leadership, in building and empowering high-performance teams and creating strong collaborative relationships with all stakeholders. He is a solution-oriented public service leader with expertise working across diverse governmental landscapes. Mr. Lowe is currently providing consultant services in the areas of law enforcement oversight and administrative investigations and reviews.

Mr. Douglas E. Moen

Member – A retired lawyer and former provincial public servant, Mr. Moen is an Executive in Residence of the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and a member of the Saskatchewan Health Quality Council. A former Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General in Saskatchewan, as well as Deputy Minister to the Premier, Mr. Moen was the President of the Uniform Law Conference of Canada, a Commissioner with the Regina Crime Prevention Commission and helped establish the Saskatchewan Commission on First Nations and Métis Peoples and Justice Reform.


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