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Riding Executive

The Pickering Uxbridge Federal riding is a strong Liberal riding with a passion for issues that directly impact the local community, the country as a whole, and how Canada is seen internationally. The Executive is comprised of a many individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences, and we look forward to hearing from you.

Meet the Executive

If you have any questions, feel free to send an email to

Chair James Calder (
Vice-Chair Haseeb Hassaan
Secretary Doreen O’Connell
Treasurer Doreen O’Connell
Organization Chair Musa Mansuar
Policy Chair Andrew Larter
Fundraising Chair TBD

Roles of the Executive

More detailed descriptions are available via the party by-laws within the Liberal Party constitution.


An EDA Chair is responsible to preside over all meetings of the EDA, represent the EDA at PTA meetings, report to the members of the EDA at AGMs, and to give notices to members of the EDA as required. It is the EDA Chair’s responsibility to maintain written job descriptions for each member of the executive as well as to ensure that all members of the EDA perform their duties.


The EDA Vice-Chair is responsible to assist the EDA Chair as required, if the EDA Chair is absent from office, or if there is a vacancy in the office of EDA Chair, it is the responsibility of the EDA Vice-Chair to assume the duties of the EDA Chair.


It is the responsibility of the EDA Secretary to keep a record of all meetings of the EDA Executive.The EDA Secretary should send out meeting agendas to all members of the executive prior to the meetings as well as meeting minutes.  It is also the responsibility of the EDA Secretary to ensure that all relevant authorities have copies of EDA minutes, EDA appointments and EDA undertakings.


The EDA Treasurer is to administer the finances of the EDA, and report on the state of those finances to the EDA at each Annual General Meeting. The EDA Treasurer must establish a budget and maintain a record income and expenditures for the EDA.  The financial status and bank statements must be maintained and available to the PTA.  The EDA Treasurer is also responsible for ensuring the EDA is registered and up to date with Elections Canada.

Organization Chair

The Organization Chair’s responsibility is to work with the PTB and the Liberal MP or nominated candidate, help implement
an election readiness program; to contribute to the training and management of volunteers in the electoral district; to work with Party staff, monitor the use of data management tools.

Fundraising Chair

The EDA Fundraising Chair is responsible to chair the EDA Fundraising Committee.  The goal of this committee is to ensure the riding has the funds necessary to function.  The EDA Fundraising Chair should organize EDA Fundraising activities such as phone or door-to-door canvassing, direct mail or email campaigns, or special events.


The EDA Policy Chair is responsible for assembling the EDA Policy Committee. The EDA Policy Chair is responsible for community outreach, and being in liaison with professional, cultural, ethnic and other communities. The EDA Policy Chair is also responsible for policy development; identifying issues and engaging fellow Liberals and members of the community in discussions to create policy grounded in Liberal values.