June 22, 2021 – The Digital Identification and Authentication Council of Canada, (DIACC) today announced the appointment of five (5) nominees to the five seats up for election at its Virtual Annual General Meeting held online on June 17, 2021.
Newly elected to the Board:
Re-elected to the Board:
“On behalf of the DIACC, I am pleased to welcome Iliana to the Board. Her expertise in innovation and emerging technologies will bring great strategic value to the group,” congratulates President Joni Brennan, “The DIACC will make important progress in the year ahead, as Canada’s largest and most inclusive community of digital identity leaders.”
“I look forward to continuing working alongside our qualified and esteemed Board to drive forward digital ID as a national priority,” said Dave Nikolejsin, Board Chair. “Together we will work to champion, educate, and ensure the adoption of digital identity to empower people, businesses, health care centres, academic institutions, and civil society.”
DIACC Directors are elected industry leaders who set the organizational strategic directions and ensure good governance is practiced, ensuring policies and procedures are continually improved and align with the vision and representation of DIACC membership.
The full listing of the DIACC Board of Directors:
2021 marked the end of the three year term of Allan Foster, Vice President of Global Partner Success, Forgerock on the Board. DIACC thanks him for his service and dedication, and looks forward to continuing to work with Forgerock as a DIACC member organization.
Following the trend of the past few years, the number of nominees far exceeded the number of Board seats available. DIACC thanks all highly qualified nominees for taking part in the process. This reflects the growing interest and investment by Canadian individuals, governments and businesses in making digital ID a national priority.
About the Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)
The DIACC is a non-profit coalition of public and private sector leaders committed to developing a Canadian digital identification and authentication framework to enable Canada’s full and secure participation in the global digital economy. The DIACC was created as a result of the federal government’s Task Force for the Payments System Review and members include representatives from both the federal and provincial levels of government as well as private sector leaders.