The leadership and achievements of the associations’ volunteer members ensure that the Canadian Chapter fulfills its mission and delivers value to all members. We encourage members to get involved either through active participation on the Leadership Council or a Committee, or occasionally lending a helping hand with project work. The personal and professional rewards for volunteering are significant.

CoreNet Canada committees are as follows:

Programming Committee - deliver professional development programming that enhances members’ business and industry knowledge.

Co-Chairs: Rodney McDonald (RoyalCastle Commercial Real Estate Services Inc) & Charlie Musgrave (Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc.)

Jeff Anderson (JLL)
John Hamilton (JLL)
Beverly Horii (IA Interior Architects)
William Mitchell (HOK)
Sandra Neill (Lemay Co inc)
Laura Lee Ross (Teknion)
Vishal Sawlani (CBRE)
Mary Shaughnessy (JLL)
Caitlin Turner (HOK)

Education  - to boost awareness of the MCR / SLCR designation and course offerings in Canada

Sponsorship - attract and retain corporate sponsors and help to deliver the benefits of sponsorship to our corporate partners.

Co-Chairs: Lisa Thorsteinson (Knoll) & Andrew Azadi (Sodexo)

attract and retain active members, and help orient new members to all of the benefits of membership

Vishal Sawlani (CBRE)
Christina Blackman (Bank of Montreal)

Golf Committeeassist with planning, promote awareness, and secure sponsors for the Annual Golf Classic

Callayna Bajer (TELUS Communications Corporation)
Gustavo de Azevedo Bianco (CBRE)
Tasos Dimacakos (Teknion)
Kurt Gibbons (Tarkett)
Nick Heibein (JLL)

REmmy Awardsassist with planning of the awards process, judging, promote awareness, and secure sponsors and support for the Awards Gala

Co-Chairs: Filo Costa (Gensler) & Michael Rende (RBC)

Ben Findlay (The Collective)
Michael Miceli (Manulife)
Kathy Seli (Brigholme Interiors Group)
Lisa Thorsteinson (Knoll)

If you are interested in participating actively or on an occasional basis (micro volunteering), please click the link below and complete the Volunteer Application. We will be in touch. 

Call for volunteers: Click here to complete the application form