Appointment to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

A mandate for Ms. Carol Alexandra Kerfoot

OTTAWA, April 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Carol Alexandra Kerfoot of Vancouver, to the board of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority for a term ending on September 25, 2016.

Ms. Kerfoot has been a partner at Kornfeld LLP in Vancouver since 1993. Prior to that, she was an associate lawyer for Freeman & Company since 1976, where she became a partner in 1981.

She has served as a director for many organisations: the Vancouver Airport Authority (2006-2013); the Vancouver Museum Society (2001-2012, chair from 2008 to 2010); the Women's Resource Centre Society (1985-1997, chair from 1994 to 1996); and the BC Assessment Authority (2003-2006). She also served as director and corporate secretary of Core-Mark International Inc. from 1987 to 1990, and as the Vancouver Police Foundation Police's trustee from 2009 to 2012.

She holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Ms. Kerfoot is enrolled in the director education program of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. She is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia, the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, the Institute of Corporate Directors, and the Vancouver I am Powerful (IAP) Council of Care Canada.

Quick Facts

  • The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is the Canada Port Authority (CPA) established to manage Port Metro Vancouver under the Canada Marine Act.
  • Its vision is to be recognized as a world class Gateway by efficiently and sustainably connecting Canada with the global economy, inspiring support from its customers and from communities locally and across the nation. 


"The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority will greatly benefit from Ms. Kerfoot's substantial experience in law. I am pleased she has agreed to serve on the board of directors."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport

Associated Link

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (Port Metro Vancouver)


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SOURCE Transport Canada

For further information: Zach Segal, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Ottawa, 613-991-0700

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