Meet the Ombudsman

Sherra Profit was appointed to the position of Taxpayers’ Ombudsman for Canada on April 10, 2015, and took office on July 6, 2015.

Prior to joining the Office of the Taxpayers' Ombudsman, Ms. Profit practiced law in Prince Edward Island (PEI) for over 15 years. Over this period of practice, she obtained training and gained valuable experience in a variety of legal disciplines.

She served the PEI legal community with her involvement in the Canadian Bar Association and the PEI Law Society Council. Ms. Profit also served as vice chair of the PEI Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal.

Public service and giving back to the community are important to Ms. Profit. Her volunteer experience reflects her diverse interests and commitments, including Chair of the Environmental Advisory Council (advising the PEI Minister of Environment), director of the Alberton Community Development Corporation, director of an assisted living facility, and director of the West Prince Chamber of Commerce. She has a commitment to youth sport, including having been the vice-president of the Summerside Ringette Association, a member of awards committees for Swim PEI and Ringette PEI, and has managed ringette teams, including in the National Capital Region.

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