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ADRIO™ Special Interest Sections

The ADRIO™ Special Interest Sections (SIS) provide members with a unique opportunity to build networks, to share new ideas and experiences, promote best practices, and to continuously learn and develop. 

SIS Meetings are held 1-2 evenings a week from 5:45 - 7:30pm ET at the ADRIO™ offices and via webinar. 

Attendance is free to members, but advance registration required via your Member Portal.   Non-members are invited to attend up to three sessions in person, before becoming a member.

Details for upcoming section meetings can be found on the Events page.

Consider visiting or joining one or some of these Sections!

We are grateful to our Section Executives, their teams and our volunteer writers who provide summaries of all section meetings.

Section Chairs: Book a Meeting Here

Important Registration Information for SIS Meetings

Non-Members may attend in person (up to 3 sections meetings after which we suggest you consider membership).

Please note: ADRIO is a fragrance free zone. Please help us to accommodate our members and clients who are chemically sensitive to fragrances. Thank you for not wearing perfume/cologne, etc, when you visit our office.

CEE Points: 2 points per hour of attendance.

Transit: We are located just a 10 minute walk east of Eglinton Station.

Please note: ADRIO does not pay for parking space in the building's lot. Building management has begun monitoring parking in the building with cameras. The following parking options are available in the area:

Paid Green P parking is available at 730 Mt. Pleasant Road (Beside Rexall). Street parking is also available in the area for $2.25 per hour. For the latest Green P locations and rates, click here. Paid parking is also available on Redpath Avenue, north of Eglinton Ave.


Business-Commercial Section


Michael Erdle, C.Med, C.Arb, FCIArb,





Daryl Landau,
M.A., M.Sc., Acc.FM,

Conflict Management Coaching Section

CinnieCinnie Noble, C.Med,



Shelley Stirling-BoyesShelley Stirling-Boyes



Construction Section

Seeking Chairs for this Section. To apply, please contact

Condo Sub-Section (of Construction Section)


Colm Brannigan, C.Med, C.Arb,




Elder Section


Resa Eisen, MSW, RSW,



Family Section

Cinnie Cindy Holovac-Leithead, BA (Hons), M.C.A., Acc.FM, Q.Med, C.P.Med, Elder Mediator




CWCathy Wills, M.A., C.Med., Acc.F.M. (OAFM)

Human Rights Section

MargaretLorraine Joynt, MCA, BA




Insurance Section

DeniseDenise Robertson, Q.Med,




MargaretMargaret Rees, C.Med,





Ruth Edelstein, Q.Med,



Public Conflict Section

BobBob Waldon, M.A., Q.Med,




TriciaTricia Gazarek, B.A.A., P.G. Cert. ADR, Q. Med,




YolaineYolaine Kirlew, Q. Med, M.A., B.A.Hons., B.A.,




CinnieBilly Haklander, P.Eng., LL.M. (ADR),
Recording Secretary



CinnieKaren Seguin,
Team Member



SheridanSheridan Barnett, LLM (ADR),
Team Member




Real Estate Section

BarryBarry Lebow, FRI. Master ASA, PLE, ABR,





Restorative Justice Section

BunnyBunny Macfarlane, C.Med,




DanDan Johnson,



John BeckerJohn H. Becker,




Workplace Section

Suzanne SherkinSuzanne Sherkin




angelaAngela Bradley,



Volunteer Writers

benBen Drory, Q.Med, Q.Arb, is an accident benefits arbitrator with ADR Chambers, and a member of and volunteer writer for the ADR Institute of Ontario™.



rachelRachel Frydman is a volunteer writer for ADRIO™. She is currently working towards her family mediation designation as well as her Masters in Social Work.



Catherine Kenwell

Catherine Kenwell is a freelance writer and a graduate of the York University Certificate and Advanced Certificate Dispute Resolution programs. She is a volunteer writer for the ADR Institute of Ontario™.



maryMary Korica, M.A., is a freelance writer, graduate of the York University Certificate in Dispute Resolution and a member of and volunteer writer for the ADR Institute of Ontario™.



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