Tribunal leadership

Vice-Chairperson Shirley Netten
(Appeal Division)

Shirley Netten, LLB, MHSc, vice-chairperson

Shirley Netten was appointed vice-chairperson of the Social Security Tribunal of Canada – Appeal Division, effective June 3, 2019.

Before being appointed vice-chairperson, Ms. Netten was a member of the Tribunal’s Appeal Division since 2017. She was also a vice-chair of Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal from 2007 to 2019. Previously, in Vanuatu, she served as Counsel to the Ombudsman, Coordinator of UNICEF, and Legal Advisor to the State Law Office. Ms. Netten has also worked in private practice, at two legal clinics, and within the community health sector in Toronto.

Ms. Netten holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Health Science in Health Administration, both from the University of Toronto.

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