DIACC members collaborate in committees to accelerate digital identity services and establish an interoperable ecosystem Canadians can use with confidence. Our committees create and deliver resources that align with our 10 Principles of an Identity Ecosystem and Strategic Goals.
The DIACC Steering Council helps to guide and coordinate Expert Committee activities. The Steering Council is comprised of all Expert Committee chairs.
Trust Framework Expert Committee (TFEC)
The TFEC identifies and develops Canadian principled digital ID industry standards and supporting materials to secure identity service and solution interoperability. The TFEC will deliver Canada’s Digital Trust Framework, including the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework, as well as supporting materials such as: industry standards, best practices, model contracts.Get involved
Participants should have interest and experience in: governance, risk, and compliance
Innovation Expert Committee (IEC)
The IEC engages members to identify business priorities and requirements for adoption of identity solutions and services and ultimately for the adoption of Canada’s Digital Trust Framework schemes. The IEC also develops mechanisms to recognize and endorse innovation project concepts for submission to the Board of Directors for consideration.Get involved
Participants should have interest and experience in: business development and adoption.
Outreach Expert Committee (OEC)
The OEC engages members to develop messages and impactful narratives to communicate opportunities and challenges regarding digital identity. Topics related to digital identity can be complex to explain and the OEC acts as the voice of the DIACC community. The OEC also plays a key role in developing input to consultations and calls for information.Get involved
Participants should have interest and experience in: communications and marketing.
DIACC’s Steering Council ensures that Expert Committees operate in strategic and operational alignment with the direction set by the Board of Directors. The Steering Council is comprised of our President and Chairs from Expert Committees.
Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada
As President of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC), Joni builds on 15 plus years of experience in Digital Identity innovations and standards development. She helps DIACC to fulfill its vision of unlocking interoperability of public and private sector capabilities through the establishment of an identity trust framework that will grow Canada’s economy. Joni builds impactful relationships and formalizes strategic partnerships between organizations. She has participated in committees and initiatives around the world including: OECD-ITAC, ISOC, IEEE, OASIS-SSTC, ISO SC27 WG5, and she has testified before the US Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Security and Privacy (ONC HITSP).
National Lead, IAM and Digital Identity at PwC Canada.
CTO at Northern Block.
Americas Delivery Lead and Principal Consultant at Consult Hyperion.
Business Development at Yoti.
Government of Saskatchewan
Director, Digital Identity at the Government of Saskatchewan.
Director, Head of Government Strategy and Innovation at Equifax Canada.
Head of Global Compliance AMLATF Program at Manulife.