The ADRIO™ Special Interest Sections (SIS) provide members with a unique opportunity to build networks, to share new ideas and experiences, promote best practices, and to continuously learn and develop.

  • Section Meetings are several times a month;
  • Meetings are typically held from 5:45 – 7:30pm ET;
  • Most meetings are offered in person at the ADRIO™ offices and via webinar.
  • Attendance is free to ADRIO members,Non-members may attend up to 3 sessions in-person before becoming a member.
  • Advance online registration required. View upcoming events.

Other Info:

Please note: ADRIO is a fragrance free zone. Please help us to accommodate our members and clients who are chemically sensitive to fragrances. Thank you for not wearing perfume/cologne, etc, when you visit our office.

CEE Points: 2 points per hour of attendance.

Transit: We are located just a 10 minute walk east of Eglinton Station.

Please note: ADRIO does not pay for parking space in the building’s lot. Building management has begun monitoring parking in the building with cameras. The following parking options are available in the area:

Paid Green P parking is available at 730 Mt. Pleasant Road (Beside Dollarama). Street parking is also available in the area for $2.25 per hour. For the latest Green P locations and rates, click here. Paid parking is also available on Redpath Avenue, north of Eglinton Ave.

Suggest a Topic

Do you have an interesting idea for a meeting topic or speaker? Send us an email. Please include the section name in the subject line.


We are grateful to our Section Executives, their teams and our volunteer writers who provide summaries of our section meetings in the ADR Update Newsletter.

For Section Executives Only: Schedule a Section Meeting

Business-Commercial Section


Michael Erdle, C.Med, C.Arb, FCIArb,Vice-Chair

Daryl Landau, M.A., M.Sc., Acc.FM, Vice-Chair

Conflict Management Coaching Section


Cinnie Noble, C.Med, Chair
 Shelley Stirling-Boyes

 Construction Section

 
Condo Sub-Section: Colm Brannigan, C.Med, C.Arb,Chair

 Elder Section

 
Resa Eisen, MSW, RSW, Chair

 Family Section

 
Cathy Wills, M.A., C.Med., Acc.F.M. (OAFM), Chair

Cindy Holovac-Leithead, BA (Hons), M.C.A., Acc.FM, Q.Med, C.P.Med, Elder Mediator, Chair

Human Rights Section

 
Lorraine Joynt, MCA, BA, Chair

 Insurance Section


Denise Robertson, Q.Med, Chair

Margaret Rees, C.Med, Vice-Chair

Ruth Edelstein, Q.Med, Vice-Chair

 Public Conflict Section


Karen Seguin, Chair

Real Estate Section


Barry Lebow, FRI. Master ASA, PLE, ABR,Vice-Chair

 Restorative Justice Section


Bunny Macfarlane, C.Med, Chair

John H. Becker,Vice-Chair
 
Dan Johnson,Vice-Chair

 Workplace Section

 
Suzanne Sherkin, Q.Med, Chair

Volunteer Writers


Ben Drory, Q.Med, Q.Arb, is an accident benefits arbitrator with ADR Chambers, and a member of and volunteer writer for the ADR Institute of Ontario™.

Rachel Frydman is a volunteer writer for ADRIO™. She is currently working towards her family mediation designation as well as her Masters in Social Work.

Catherine Kenwell is a freelance writer and a graduate of the York University Certificate and Advanced Certificate Dispute Resolution programs. She is a volunteer writer for the ADR Institute of Ontario™.

Mary Korica, M.A., is a freelance writer, graduate of the York University Certificate in Dispute Resolution and a member of and volunteer writer for the ADR Institute of Ontario™.