FEA Council

FEA Council

The mandate of the FEA Council is to act as a conduit between our FEA designate community and Family Enterprise Xchange (FEX). Council members will provide guidance and support to FEX specifically with respect to the FEA member experience and engagement. The overall objective is to have a strong, growing and dynamic FEA member community across Canada.

The Council is accountable to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Family Enterprise Xchange.

Ruth Steverlynck

Chair, FEA Council
Your Family Enterprise

David Smith

Smith Advisory

Julia Chung

Spring Financial Planning

Kevin Algar
GENn Family Office

Kieron Hayes

RBC Wealth Management

Krista Han
Grant Thornton

Steve Legler
Shift Your Family Business


The key responsibilities of the Council members will include:


  • Provide ideas, input and guidance on all aspects of member engagement including member communications, in-person and online events, educational programming and community building services.

  • Act as liaison between the membership community and FEX seeking feedback and input on the overall member experience - being the "voice of members".

  • Serve as ambassador for the FEA community, encouraging engagement and participation of all members with the goal of building a strong dynamic member community.

  • Be an advocate, both within the community and externally, promoting the FEA vision, the designation, and related educational programs.

See the full Mandate here.


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