Senior Management Team | Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council

Senior Management Team

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Wendy Kelley, J.D.

Wendy Kelley, J.D.

Interim President and CEO (*Officer)
Wendy is a senior executive and lawyer who has been in executive management at two highly regulated publicly traded Canadian companies navigating those companies through transition and change-management. Wendy has a keen understanding of the relationship between enterprise success and ensuring employee engagement. She has a deep experience in regulatory environments and is an expert in corporate governance having had oversight of public company governance in three companies spanning 15 years. She draws from previous experience and insights to create novel and aligned strategic initiatives that are specific to the needs of each company and its regulatory environment to provide a sustained environment for business performance. In partnership with senior leadership and with expertise in strategy and programs she can support any strategic plan.

Wendy is a graduate of Queen’s University Law School and completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. She teaches in Osgoode Law’s Executive LLM program and sits on the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board.
Lawrence E. Barker, RPR

Lawrence E. Barker, RPR

Registrar & Corporate Secretary (*Officer)
Lawrence Barker, RPR, brings to the Council over thirty years of senior not-for-profit management experience which helps the Council ensure that all aspects of member registration and the corporate secretariat function are managed effectively and professionally.

As the Council’s Registrar since ICCRC’s inception, Mr. Barker develops and implements policies and oversees all practices relating to membership records and admissions. He also oversees the management of the up-to-date register of all members and RISIAs.

Mr. Barker’s professional association work includes serving as executive director (chief staff officer) with the Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA), the Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA), and the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA). He also served as director of member services with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

He is a member of the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) and the Governance Professionals of Canada (formerly the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries). He obtained his designation as a Registered Professional Recruiter from the Association of Professional Recruiters of Canada – part of the Institute of Professional Management (APRC-IPM). Prior to his career in the not-for-profit sector, Mr. Barker was employed for a number of years in both private industry as well as with the Ontario government.

Mr. Barker’s skills and expertise in membership registration management and services are a great asset and help the Council to oversee the professions it regulates.
Cindy Beverly

Cindy Beverly

Director of Marketing & Communications
Cindy Beverly joined ICCRC in 2017 and will focus on developing a strong communications strategy and presence, while encouraging new and existing community engagement.  Cindy has over 15+ years in marketing, advertising and communications experience in a variety of areas.  Her past has included business development and advertising experience with success in running her own advertising agency focusing in the U.S. market, producing commercial advertising spots that have aired on ROBTV, CTV and PBS.

Cindy’s key strengths are identifying and managing opportunities for strategic alliances, spotting trends in consumer markets and anticipating technologies.  Cindy promises to bring new energy, fresh ideas and excitement, guiding ICCRC to achieve full business potential.
Michael Huynh, M.Sc., B.C.L., LL.B.

Michael Huynh, M.Sc., B.C.L., LL.B.

Director of Professional Conduct
Michael is a Canadian lawyer with an interest in how government and public institutions utilize public and private data to further the public interest. After completing his genetics research at the University of Toronto, he moved to Montreal to study law at McGill and work at a medical-legal think tank. He returned to Toronto and has held litigation, advisory and adjudicative positions with the federal Department of Justice, the Ontario Legislature, the University Health Network, an immigration law firm, and a federal immigration tribunal (IRB).  

Michael has also committed much of his time to non-profit endeavours. He worked with an organization that sought legal redress for victims of international atrocities (Canadian Centre for International Justice). He also served on the Board of Directors of the Chinese and South East Asian Legal Clinic and of Access Alliance, a community health organization that serves newcomers and populations who face challenges accessing quality health care services. He also sits as the lawyer for Ontario’s centralized oncology research ethics board.  

Prior to joining the ICCRC, he served as the Director of Professional Conduct of a health regulatory college.
Rodelio Ramos, CPA, CGA

Rodelio Ramos, CPA, CGA

Director of Finance & Corporate Treasurer (*Officer)
Rod brings valuable financial and managerial experience to the Council including knowledge of the not-for-profit sector. He is responsible for planning, directing and controlling financial and operational functions for ICCRC. Rod is a Certified General Accountant (CGA) and a member in good standing with the CGA of Ontario.
Dace Stripnieks

Dace Stripnieks

Director of Organization Administration
Dace Stripnieks joined ICCRC as its first employee in May 2011 in the position of Executive Assistant to the CEO. With more than 20 years’ experience supporting C-suite executives in the health, technology, government and college sectors, and her leadership role as the Commissioner of the Canadian Latvian Guides for the past 25 years, Dace’s wide-ranging background has been an asset for the realization of the then newly formed Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council. 

Dace’s diverse skills and breadth of experience has proven invaluable to ICCRC since its inception. She was instrumental in the acquisition and construction of ICCRC’s office spaces in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia. She also undertook a leading role in hiring staff in all departments and in all locations. After having served as Executive Assistant to several Boards of Directors, Presidents and CEOs for five years, Dace was promoted to Manager of Operations in January 2016. Her continued strong leadership and operational management skills earned her the position of Director of Operations in February 2017. 

As Director of Organization Administration she provides support to the President/CEO and Board of Directors in providing leadership, implementing infrastructure and systems, as well as developing, implementing and administering operational and human resource policies and procedures. 

Dace, in collaboration with the CEO, is responsible for the coordination, management and oversight of the operations function of the Council at all office locations across Canada, including information technology, human resources, recruitment, property/facility management, acquisition of furniture and equipment, reception and safety in the work environment. 

As a member of the Senior Management, Dace also leads the Business Process Improvement Team. The Team’s purpose is to coordinate all business processes and integrate all departments to ensure work is done in an efficient manner with the goal of serving both members and the public in the most effective way.
Rosalee van Staalduinen, MEd

Rosalee van Staalduinen, MEd

Interim Director of Education
Rosalee van Staalduinen has been with ICCRC since its inception in 2011, bringing with her more than fifteen years of education, curriculum, and coordinating expertise, including teaching and program development at international schools in China, Kuwait, and South Korea. As Education Development Manager at ICCRC, Rosalee was instrumental in the implementation of the organization’s educational goals, including on-site and online Practice Management Education course creation and advancement, Practice Management Instructor training and support, policy and regulation development, and the management of several other project portfolios. In her role as Interim Director of Education, she looks forward to the continued advancement of ICCRC’s key education initiatives and commitment to consumer protection.

Rosalee holds a BA (hons) and BCEd from Redeemer University College, as well as an MEd in Globalization and Educational Change from Lehigh University.