Board of Directors


The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) is comprised of senior executives that provide leadership and guidance to this initiative. ERIEC was established in the Edmonton region to offer support to the business community in finding those individuals with the right combination of skills, abilities and experience needed to maintain a competitive business advantage.

ERIEC is “Ready, Willing and Capable” of helping Edmonton employers resolve their workforce shortages while letting our skilled new neighbours contribute to the Edmonton economy to their full potential.

2016–2017 Board of Directors

  • Cindy Laporte, Chair
  • Manoj Mistry, Vice Chair
  • Vivien Wong, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Adesiji Rabiu
  • Denes Nemeth
  • Elizabeth Joseph
  • France Chinembiri
  • Kevin Kleininger
  • Sorin Mihailovici
  • Yasmeen Nizam