Currently serves on the following committees:

  • International Association of Mediators Beyond Borders and its Zimbabwe committee
  • Moot Court Judge for law schools in Canada, France, and the U.S.A.

Previously served on the following committees:

  • Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on International Commercial Arbitration Centre, Ontario
  • Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on Alternative Resolution of Construction Disputes, Ontario
  • Committee for the Creation of Alternative Resolution Dispute Centre of the Ontario Court of Justice (General Division)
  • Construction Law Section, Ontario Bar Association (founding chairman)
  • Construction Law Section, Canadian Bar Association (past chairman)
  • Pacific Rim Advisory Council respecting preparation of the International Arbitration/Mediation Handbook
  • Toronto Construction Association Government Relations Committee


  • Acted as Chairman of the Contract Dispute Advisory Board (CDAB) of the Government of Canada
  • Appointed as Arbitrator by the Ontario Court of Justice (General Division)
  • Appointed Special Pre-trial Judge, Ontario Court of Justice (General Division)
  • Appointed to American Arbitration Association’s Panel of Arbitrators, Commercial and Construction panels
  • Member CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Arbitration Panel Member
  • Chartered Arbitrator of the ADR Institute of Canada (C.Arb.)
  • Panel Member of the International Chamber of Commerce
  • Panel Member, AMEX Dispute Resolution Committee


  • American Arbitration Association
  • American Nuclear Society (former member)
  • Canada Green Building Council
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian College of Construction Lawyers
  • Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships
  • County of York Law Association
  • International Bar Association
  • International Academy of Mediators
  • Mediators Beyond Borders
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Swiss Dispute Board Federation
  • Walter Gordon Circle


  • Foundation for Legal Research
  • Founding Fellow and former member of the Board of Governors, Canadian College of Construction Lawyers


  • Maclnnis Undersea Foundation