Lawrence Barker, RPR, brings to the Council over thirty years of senior not-for-profit management experience which helps the Council ensure that all aspects of member registration and the corporate secretariat function are managed effectively and professionally.
As the Council’s Registrar since ICCRC’s inception, Mr. Barker develops and implements policies and oversees all practices relating to membership records and admissions. He also oversees the management of the up-to-date register of all members and RISIAs.
In addition to his continuing duties as Registrar, Corporate Secretary and responsibility for the Council’s Complaints, Professional Standards and Tribunals function, he is also at present serving as ICCRC’s Acting President and Chief Executive Officer while a search is completed to hire a new permanent CEO.
Mr. Barker’s professional association work includes serving as executive director (chief staff officer) with the Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA), the Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA), and the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA). He also served as director of member services with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
He is a member of the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) and the Governance Professionals of Canada (formerly the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries). He obtained his designation as a Registered Professional Recruiter from the Association of Professional Recruiters of Canada – part of the Institute of Professional Management (APRC-IPM). Prior to his career in the not-for-profit sector, Mr. Barker was employed for a number of years in both private industry as well as with the Ontario government.
Mr. Barker’s skills and expertise in membership registration management and services are a great asset and help the Council to oversee the professions it regulates.