Biographies

Mario Dion, Chairperson

Chairperson

Mario Dion was appointed as the Chairperson, effective January 1, 2015.

Ross Pattee, Executive Director

Executive Director

Ross Pattee was appointed as the Executive Director, effective September 8, 2015.

Paul Aterman, Deputy Chairperson of the Immigration Appeal Division

Deputy Chairperson of the Immigration Appeal Division
Acting Deputy Chairperson of the Refugee Appeal Division

Paul Aterman was appointed to the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada and designated Deputy Chairperson of the Immigration Appeal Division on February 5, 2015. Mr. Aterman was subsequently designated Acting Deputy Chairperson of the Refugee Appeal Division on April 3, 2017.

Shereen Benzvy Miller, Deputy Chairperson of the Refugee Protection Division

Deputy Chairperson of the Refugee Protection Division

Shereen Benzvy Miller was appointed as the Deputy Chairperson of the Refugee Protection Division, effective May 8, 2017.

Susan Bibeau, Deputy Chairperson of the Immigration Division

Deputy Chairperson of the Immigration Division

Susan Bibeau was appointed on April 1, 2009.


Former Chairpersons

Gordon Fairweather 1989-1992  Nurjehan Mawani 1992-1999 Peter Showler 1999-2002  Jean-Guy Fleury 2002-2007 Brian Goodman 2007-2013