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Investment Committee


The Investment Committee assists the Board in setting asset allocation, selecting investment managers, approving investments and monitoring investment performance. Under The Teachers' Pensions Act (TPA), a member of the Board appointed as Chair of the Investment Committee and a teacher representative from the Board sit on this committee with the Deputy Minister of Finance for the Province of Manitoba. Two additional, external members are appointed by the Board based on their investment expertise and experience. A second teacher representative from the Board acts as an observer on this committee.

All recommendations of the Investment Committee must be approved by the Board prior to implementation. Additional details regarding the function of the Investment Committee are set out in its Terms of Reference.

The current members of the Investment Committee are set out below.



3492 TRAF Myrna Weibe 061 cropped 2Myrna Wiebe
Chair
Appointed to committee January 17, 2018

Myrna has more than 28 years of experience in the financial services industry. She is currently the Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer for Access Credit Union Limited. As a member of the executive team at Access, she is heavily involved in the development and execution of corporate strategy and board governance. Myrna also oversees the information technology and security and business integration functions for Access.

Myrna has completed the Institute of Corporate Directors - Rotman Director Education Program, IFIC Mutual Funds License, Canadian Securities Course and Certified Financial Planning designation. Her education also includes completing the Certificate in Management program at the University of Manitoba, and Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Management and Masters in Business Administration through Athabasca University. 

Myrna has been actively involved in a variety of volunteer organization boards, and currently serves on the South Central Cancer Resource Board and is part of the Host Committee for Hockey Canada's National Women’s Under 18 Championship event.



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Teacher Representative
Appointed to committee July 16, 2014

Glen is currently the Department Head, Member Benefits with The Manitoba Teachers' Society where he oversees the various benefit plans that The Manitoba Teachers' Society holds. Formerly, he was a teacher in the River East Transcona School Division, and served as President of the former River East Teachers' Association.

Glen received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Winnipeg and his certificate of education from the University of Manitoba.


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Shiu-Yik (Yik) Au
Appointed to committee February 24, 2020

Yik is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Asper School of Business where he teaches financial management practices and corporate finance. He was also a lecturer at the Schulich School of Business at York University, where he earned his PhD in Finance. Yik also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


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Debbie Rehn Doyle
Appointed to committee January 1, 2021

Debbie is Vice President, Investment Management and Portfolio Manager at Quadrant Private Wealth where she is responsible for asset class selection, asset allocation, investment selection and investment manager recommendations. She is also Chair of Quadrant’s Investment Committee and Editorial Committee.

Her previous roles have included Director, Treasury/Pensions at MTS; Treasury Officer at Hydro One in Toronto; and Investment Analyst at Assante Wealth Management.

Debbie completed her Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from the University of Manitoba and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.


2021 Richard Groen blueRichard Groen
Deputy Minister of Finance
Appointed to committee February 1, 2020

Richard Groen began his career with the provincial government in 1990 in Taxation Analysis, and was appointed Director in July 2010. Between November 2013 and November 2018, Richard was the Assistant Deputy Minister for the division, which is comprised of the Manitoba Bureau of Statistics, Economics and Fiscal Analyses, and Intergovernmental Finance. From November 2018 to January 2020, he was the Assistant Deputy Minister for the Fiscal Management and Capital Planning unit in the Treasury Board Secretariat. In February 2020, Richard was appointed Deputy Minister of Finance.

He has guest lectured at the University of Manitoba on the Manitoba budget process, fiscal federalism from a Manitoba perspective, and the macroeconomic underpinnings of the Manitoba budget.

Richard graduated from Brandon University (economics major and mathematics minor), University of Toronto (masters in economics) and the University of Manitoba (Robson Hall Faculty of Law). Richard has completed the CPA Canada In-Depth Income Tax Course, the Leadership Development Initiative by Queen’s University and the Executive Leadership Development Program by the Manitoba Civil Service Commission. 


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Teacher Observer (non-voting)
Appointed to committee September 21, 2015

Tammy is a counsellor at Sanford Collegiate in the Red River Valley School Division. She has been an active member of the Red River Valley Teachers' Association since 1998 and has served in various capacities, including: President, Past President and Collective Bargaining Chairperson. She is currently the Workplace Safety and Health Chairperson.

Tammy has served on several provincial committees related to education, finance, collective bargaining and teacher certification.

Tammy received her Bachelor of Education (1996) from the University of Winnipeg and her School Administrator's Certificate in 2004.