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Richard J.Scott Q.C. (1976)

Richard ScottRichard J. Scott, Q.C. was appointed to the Federation Council by the Law Society of New Brunswick in November 2013. He practises in the Fredericton, New Brunswick office of McInnes Cooper focusing on legal research to resolve complex legal issues and appellate advocacy. Richard has a B.B.A. and LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick, and was called to the bar in 1976. He was appointed Queen’s Council in 2003.

Richard has also played an active role in the governance of the Law Society of New Brunswick, serving as President in 2012-2013. He is also a member of the Statutory Rules Committee under the New Brunswick Judicature Act, a member of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal Bar Liaison Committee, and a member of the Canadian Association for Legal Ethics.  He serves on the Ethics Committee of the Law Society of New
Brunswick, and on the Model Code Liaison Committee of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

Richard has been a part-time lecturer at the University of New Brunswick for 25 years in both the Faculties of Law and Engineering. He is a former President of the UNB Alumni Association and is a former member of UNB’s Board of Governors and Academic Senates. He is currently a public representative on the governing Council of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick.

Richard J. Scott, Q.C. McInnes Cooper  Barker House, Suite 600 570 Queen Street P.O. Box 610
Fredericton, New Brunswick  E3B 5A6  Tel : 506.453.0928  Fax : 506.458.9903
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Martha Jackman (1987)

Martha JackmanMartha Jackman, B.A. (Queen’s), LL.B. (Toronto), LL.M. (Yale), specializes in the area of constitutional law, with a particular focus on issues relating to women and other marginalized groups. She joined the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa in 1988. She has held various positions within the law school: Director of Graduate Studies in Law; co-editor of the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law; Vice-Dean of the French Common Law Program; and Shirley E. Greenberg Chair for Women and the Legal Profession.  She publishes primarily in the areas of socio-economic rights, equality and the Canadian Charter. She appears regularly before law reform bodies, lawyers, judges and parliamentary committees. She has acted as legal counsel in a number of important Charter cases, including before the Supreme Court of Canada in the Eldridge and Chaoulli cases.

She is a member of the National Steering Committee of the National Association of Women and the Law and a former member of Equality Rights Panel of the Court Challenges Program of Canada and of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF). She is the academic director of a five-year, million dollar research project: "Reconceiving Human Rights Practice", funded under the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's Community-University Research Alliance Program. In 2001, she was awarded the Augusta Stowe-Gullen Affirmative Action medal in recognition of her contribution to the advancement of women’s equality. In 2007, she received the Law Society of Upper Canada Medal for her contributions to the profession.

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Dr. Timothy J. Doherty (1991)

Dr Timothy DohertyDr. Timothy Doherty (1991)  MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Associate Professor  Chair/Chief  Western University
Neuromuscular Disease, Electromyography, Stroke Rehabilitation 

Dr. Doherty completed an undergraduate degree in Physical Education (University of New Brunswick, 1986) and graduate degrees in Kinesiology (MSc Dalhousie 1989, PhD Western 1993) prior to completing undergraduate medicine at McMaster. He went on to complete residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at McMaster (2000).  He is an Associate Professor and Chair/Chief of the Department of PM&R. He is a consultant physiatrist at both St. Joseph's Health Care and LHSC. He was awarded as Canada Research Chair in Neuromuscular Function in Health, Aging, and Disease in 2005.

Dr. Doherty is a past President of the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, examiner for the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, Associate Scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute and is member of the Editorial Boards of Muscle and Nerve, American Journal of PM&R and the Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. Dr. Doherty is a consultant physiatrist in the Stroke Rehabilitation Program at Parkwood Hospital and a Clinical Electromyographer.  He provides consultation service within the Neuromuscular Program at LHSC.

Dr. Jane (Gormley) Perkyns (1983)

Dr Jane Gormley PerkynsInterim Associate Dean Texas Southern University

Dr. Jane Perkyns, Associate Professor of Music has been a member of the faculty of Texas Southern University in Houston, TX since 1991 teaching applied and group piano, music history, theory, piano pedagogy and assisting in opera workshop and performance seminar classes and served for three years as the Music Coordinator in the Dept. of Fine Arts. She presently serves as the Coordinator for Keyboard Studies. In 2011, she was the recipient of the TSU McCleary Award for Excellence in Teaching Excellence.

Dr. Perkyns has performed extensively throughout Canada and the USA, appearing both as soloist, and collaborative artist. She has also been heard on both regional and national radio programs and has had the honor of premiering several works both in the solo and chamber music field. She has served as a clinician and adjudicator for numerous piano workshops and competitions throughout the Houston area. Her accomplishments have been recognized in several editions of Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World. From the Music Teachers National Association Dr. Perkyns has received national certification for teaching both applied performance and academic courses. Her ongoing research in the teaching and performing areas has led to lectures and demonstrations at various musical conferences including the World Piano Pedagogy Conference, Texas Music Educators Conference, and the College Music Society regional conferences. Her article publications have also appeared in Texas Music Teacher.