Eastern Ontario Virtual Director’s Course 4 Part Series

June 4, 2020 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM - webinar

June 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2020

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. ET
On your device
Members $120.00  Non-Members $275.00  (cost is non-refundable after May 28th. Includes all 4 sessions, PDF materials and recordings)
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Beyond the Basics & Next Step in Director Training

Today Condominium Directors are required to complete a brief and basic on-line course, at a minimum, through the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO).  CCI Eastern Ontario Director’s Training takes you “Beyond the Basics” and is the “Next Step” to dive deep into all aspects of the legal duties and responsibilities of Directors.  Experts in condominium law and management will walk participants through detail, case law and practical interpretations. Questions between experts and participants are key features of this comprehensive learning experience. Directors will be provided with detailed materials for reference to support them in their new and important role.

This Advanced Director’s Course is in four (4) parts! (Advanced course material not covered by the Condominium Authority of Ontario’s online Director Training.

June 4 Session:
  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Corporation Governing Documents
  • Directors’ Roles
  • Corporate Records, Privacy and Other Laws
  • Questions and Answer Period
  • Closing Remarks

Featured Speaker: Christy Allen, B.Comm., LL.B.

June 11 Session:
  • Opening Remarks
  • Condominium Insurance 
  • Repairs and Maintenance
  • Changes to Common Elements & Services
  • Questions and Answer Period
  • Closing Remarks

Featured Speaker: Nancy Houle, BA (Hons), LL.B

June 18 Session:
  • Opening Remarks
  • Owners’ Meeting & Proxies
  • Status Certificate, CAO and Information Certificates
  • Liens
  • Questions and Answer Period
  • Closing Remarks

Featured Speaker: Richard Elia, B.Comm., LL.B., LL.M. (ADR), A.C.C.I.

June 25 Session:
  • Opening Remarks
  • Reserve Fund Studies & Physical Management
  • Property Management
  • Questions and Answer Period
  • Closing Remarks

Featured Speakers: Justin Tudor, P. Eng. and Anne Burgoon BSc., RCM


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Our Featured Speakers/Moderator


Anne Burgoon, Bsc., RCM


Speaker Bio:

Eastern Ontario Property Management Group

Anne joined EOPMG on a full-time basis in 2010, after a lengthy career in the medical field. Anne’s strengths lie in the development and adherence to processes and procedures. She also attends to the important details of the development of corporate policies, maintenance schedules, adherence to the Condominium Act, and communication. Anne oversees the hiring, training, and supervision of staff. As an effective communicator and have met the educational and professional requirements for the Registered Condominium Management (RCM) designation, Anne is ideally suited for resident and owner liaison in addressing any inquiries you might have concerning your property.


Christy Allen, B.Comm., LL.B.


Speaker Bio:

Davidson Houle Allen LLP
Condominium Law

Christy is one of the founding partners of Davidson Houle Allen LLP.

She provides a full range of corporate and litigation services to condominium directors, managers, owners, and insurers. She also represents co-tenancy associations, and gives advice with respect to co-tenancies’ governing documents.

Christy’s work includes building deficiency actions, proceedings involving difficult owners and tenants, collection and lien proceedings, including power of sale, as well as matters involving the enforcement of property rights. She also has experience with construction law.


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


Speaker Bio:

Elia Associates, PC
Condominium Lawyers

Richard Elia had been actively involved in the area of condominium law for over 20 years, advancing the objective of effective and ethical advocacy. Founded in 2001, Elia Associates provides legal services to condominium communities throughout Ontario.

Richard holds a Master of Law with a focus on Appropriate Dispute Resolution and the “A.C.C.I.” - Associate of the Canadian Condominium Institute - designation, which is the country’s only condo-specific designation for condominium professionals. This designation evidences Richard’s extensive condominium knowledge. 

He has contributed to condominium-related legislative initiatives surrounding the creation, review and implementation of both Bill 38, which became the Condominium Act, 1998, and Bill 106, Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015.  He created and led a Joint Government Relations Committee, which was comprised of representatives from the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario, all Ontario chapters of the Canadian Condominium Institute and other condominium stakeholders across the province in developing a dispute resolution model to specifically address community conflict in condominiums.  Before its submission to the Government of Ontario, the model was endorsed by all Ontario chapters of the Canadian Condominium Institute, the ADR Institute of Ontario and the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario (who recognized Richard as their 2012 Associate of the Year for his contribution).

Richard has written extensively and has spoken across the province at a variety of courses, seminars and conferences about condominium issues.  He is passionate about condominium education.  He readily volunteers his time to increase awareness among condominium unit owners in the belief that an engaged and informed approach will serve to better manage community-based conflict and will help build stronger condominium communities.


Nancy Houle, BA (Hons), LL.B


Speaker Bio:

Davidson Houle Allen LLP
Condominium Law

Nancy is one of the founding partners of Davidson Houle Allen LLP. Her practice includes general corporate advice to condominium corporations, financing and secured transactions, construction law, building deficiency litigation, and proceedings involving disputes between condominium corporations and residents.  Nancy is the current President of CCI Eastern Ontario Chapter.


Constance Hudak, BA (Hons), MBA


Speaker Bio:

Vice President of CCI Ottawa Chapter 

Constance Hudak, Vice President of CCI Ottawa Chapter became active and interested in condominium issues upon the purchase of her first condo property eight years ago in Ottawa.  She was elected as the complex’s first President and remains in that capacity to this date.  Within CCI – Ottawa she has served a term as President, worked on the Education Committee and was most recently focused on revamping and streamlining the look and contents of the Directors’ Course.  In addition she worked to better educate our municipal government on the impact of its new waste collection process on condominiums.  Constance has a lengthy and strong background in both government and the private transportation and communications business sectors.  She has held many senior executive positions and has provided direction and leadership to multi-million dollar projects involving business re-engineering and systems implementation.


Mike Lewicki


Speaker Bio:

Mike has been involved with condominiums since he became registered to trade real estate in 2011, and has been a proud member of CCIEO since 2012. After achieving his Broker designation he's continued to advocate for training and education within the real estate community by providing training seminars tailored to real estate agents to better serve and educate their clients & promoting organizations that offer opportunities for real estate agents to improve their knowledge.

Firmly believing that a professional should be involved in both his personal and professional community he's had the pleasure to serve on a number of boards & committees:

  • Canadian Condominium Institute Eastern Ontario Chapter - professional member, and Director (current term)
  • CCIEO Newsletter, 'Condo Contact' - Co-Editor & past contributor
  • Qualicum Woods Phase II - Board Member, President (current term)
  • Professional Standards Committee - Ottawa Real Estate Board

Shelley Seaby, RCM


Speaker Bio:

ECondominium Management Group

Shelley has been involved in Condominium Management since 2006, in which she obtained her RCM designation. She joined CMG in 2009. Her past experience in industrial, retail, and Condominium Sectors enables her to facilitate, manage and communicate well with her team, owners and contractors. In 2017, Shelley was selected by her peers to be the Resource and Compliance Manager. This role has introduced many changes to the CMG team and clients, she looks forward to the new challenges. Shelley joined the CCI-EO Board of Directors in Fall 2019.


Justin Tudor, P. Eng.


Speaker Bio:

Keller Engineering

Board Member – CCI – Eastern Ontario
Board Member – Construction Specifications Canada – Ottawa Chapter

Justin is the President and Senior Project Manager at Keller Engineering, a multi-discipline building science and envelope firm that has been providing tailored engineering investigatory and project management services with a focus on condominium restoration since 1982. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of building science and structural engineering.

Justin has overseen and completed hundreds of reserve fund studies, building conditions assessments, and technical audits, while leading building element investigation including odour transfers, cladding failures, water infiltration, concrete, masonry deterioration and membrane replacements.

As a contract administrator, Justin prepares drawings and specifications for the structural rehabilitations, window and roofing replacements, parking renewals, and envelope restorations.


Certificate of Attendance:  Delegates who attend all four live webinar sessions will receive a certificate.

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