GBA 1 – Principles of Group Benefits
Sheila Phillips, B.A., CEBS, FLMI, National Account Manager, Great West Life Assurance Co.; Group Division, Sales. Ms Phillips works closely with teams in sales, underwriting, administration, marketing and communications, as well as with her clients’ finance, management and marketing staff. She earned her CEBS designation in 2002 and has been instructing online courses since 2009.
GBA 2 - Applications of Group Benefits
Cindy Arcand, CEBS, CHRP, CPE, Instructor, MacEwan University. She retired from Alberta Health Services at the end of 2015 and currently works as a sessional instructor for MacEwan University, teaching Employee Benefits in the classroom as well as on-line. She was previously a Senior Negotiator with the City of Edmonton, Labour Relations, Human Resources. Ms. Arcand earned the CEBS designation in 1991 and has instructed CEBS courses since 1993 in formal class settings at the University of Alberta. She has been instructing online classes since 1999.
RPA 1 – Retirement Income Programs
CMS 1 - Compensation Concepts and Principles
CMS 3 -- Human Resource Management
Joanne Mundy, CEBS, CHRL, CHRP, PCP, RPA, CMS, Human Resources Manager and Consultant.
Joanne is a Human Resources Manager and Consultant, working with small to mid-sized businesses in Southwestern Ontario to develop and implement human resources initiatives. As a human resources generalist, Joanne has focused on recruitment, employee/labour relations, compensation strategies, legislative compliance and employee training and development. She prides herself on delivering innovative, effective and efficient solutions to meet organizational strategies. Joanne completed the CEBS designation in 2011 and began instructing online CEBS courses in 2012.
GBA 3 – Health Care Economics and Issues
RPA 2 – Asset Management
Patricia J. Noble, CEBS, CCP, Manager
of Policy and Economic Services, Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour, New Brunswick. During her studies, Trish’s focus was on finance; investment theory, multi-national finance, and financial markets and institutions. She started her career as a human resource generalist, providing services in recruitment, job evaluation, attendance management, mediation and labour relations management. The division's mandate is to manage a number of pension and employee benefit plans for the public service employees and retirees. Trish is an active participant on the government's standing committee on insured benefits, a committee comprised of union and employer representatives, affecting thousands of public service employees and former employees. She began instructing CEBS online courses in 2011.
RPA 3 – Government-Sponsored Benefits
Julie Poroznuk, CEBS, ABC, Consultant, JP Communication, Calgary, Alberta, After receiving a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Julie spent the early part of her career as a business and English instructor and then 15 years as a consultant with Mercer. She earned the CEBS designation in 2000 and the ABC (Accredited Business Communicator) designation in 2006. She has taught courses at Olds College and Mount Royal University and currently teaches an Employee Communications course at the University of Calgary.