Committees & Forums

MBOT brings together business minds of like and differing skill sets to provide insight on the many critical issues facing business today. From human resources and education to government affairs and international trade, MBOT continues to provide avenue for members to collaborate on ideas and shape the Mississauga business landscape.

Policy & Government Affairs

Contributes to developing MBOT’s policy positions and advocacy strategies. 

Chair: Steve Rhone - Weston Forest Products

Staff Liaison: Brad Butt at (905) 273-6151 ext. 380 or E-mail

Awards of Excellence

Plans and organizes the annual business awards programming, including the nomination and judging in the set categories.

Chair: Tyril Froese - MNP

Staff Liaison: Stephanie Giorgio at 905-273-6151 Ext. 330  or E-mail


Welcome new members, plan and execute networking events and new member orientation.

Chair: JoAnne McCrindle - World Financial Group of Canada

Staff Liaison: Solange Barcena at (905) 273-6151 ext. 430 or E-mail

Professional Development

Develop and deliver business workshops and learning opportunities to business leaders and professionals.

Chair: Sherif Youssef - The One Business Consultants

Staff Liaison: Stephanie Giorgio at (905) 273-6151 ext. 330 or E-mail

Health and Wellness Forum

Uncovers opportunities to work together and inform on best practices in the Health & Wellness industry.

Chair: Carol Heslin Leigh - The Sole Point

Vice-Chair: Robyn Saccon - Roche Canada

Staff Liaison: Brad Butt at  (905) 273-6151 ext. 380 or  E-mail

Human Resources

Dedicated to uncovering and informing members on the best HR policies and practices.

Chair: Rose Cathy Handy - Bilingualink

Vice-Chair: Craig McDonald - Metalworks

Staff Liaison: Brad Butt at (905) 273-6151 ext. 380 or  E-mail

International Trade

Support and resources for business community involved in trade or trade-related services.

Chair: Grant Ferguson

Vice-Chairs: Brian Kim - GWP Consulting Co. | Mohammad Qureshi - IQ Financials

Staff Liaison: Brad Butt at  (905) 273-6151 ext. 380 or  E-mail

Environment & Sustainability

Education and support for business community in areas of environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

Chair: Surinder Sharma - Power Saving Systems

Staff Liaison: Brad Butt at (905) 273-6151 ext. 380 or  E-mail



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