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Susan Arab

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Susan Arab was appointed to the OMERS AC Board effective April 18, 2023, on the nomination of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). She serves as a member of the Audit & Actuarial Committee, the Appeals Committee, and the Member Services Committee.

Ms. Arab was employed by CUPE for almost 30 years before retiring in July 2022. While with CUPE, Ms. Arab performed many pension-related roles including Pension Research Specialist. She served as a member of the Board of Directors of InBenefits. She was a trustee and co-chair of a multi-sector target pension plan sponsored by CUPE and SEIU. She was also elected trustee and later co-chair on the CUPE Employees’ Pension Plan. All in all, she has over 17 years experience serving as a pension trustee or board member. Currently, Ms. Arab provides part-time research consulting to the University Pension Plan (UPP) where she gives strategic advice on how to promote the UPP among university employers and plan members.

Ms. Arab has a certificate in Pension Law from York University, Osgoode Hall, a M.A. Political Science from York University, and a B.A. from Carleton University.