Ontario Chapter History

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In celebration of the Association of Family Courts, Ontario Chapter’s Tenth Anniversary, we provide you with a history of our events and accomplishments for the past decade.  AFCC is an international organization that has chapters throughout many U.S. states,  an Australian chapter, and two chapters in Canada – Ontario and Alberta.  Ontario is the 2nd largest chapter of AFCC, behind California.

A special thanks to the dedication of our Board members, and AFCC-O members whose efforts have contributed to the success and growth of our chapter!

AFCC-O Chapter Presidents:

2010 – patti cross

2011 – The Honourable Justice Craig Perkins

2012 – Dr. Barbara Jo Fidler

2013 – Dena Moyal

2014 – The Honourable Justice Debra Paulseth

2015 – Dr. Rachel Birnbaum

2016 – Andrea Himel

2017 – The Honourable Justice Gerri L. Wong

2018 – Dr. Daniel T. Ashbourne

Visit our 2018 10th Anniversary Conference webpage for information about our 10th Anniversary Celebration of Excellence, and the “ten in ten” professionals we presented with our Award of Excellence in Family Justice, as well as information about our Pre-Conference Institute, Supporting Adopted Youth to Maintain Openness Connections with Birth Family and Communities; our New Professionals Event, Parenting Issues in Family Law: Working with Assessors, Mediators and Other Family Professionals; and our 10th Annual Conference, The Future of Youth: Moving Beyond Risk to Resiliency.

Download our SPECIAL EDITION 10th Anniversary Newsletter