Board of Directors

2015-2016 Directors in alphabetical order

Antoinette Blunt MPA, CHRL, CHRE, FHRPA Chair


Antoinette is the President of Ironside Consulting Services Inc., a company specializing in the provision of a variety of human resources, labour relations and management services for employers primarily in Northern Ontario, since 2000.  Antoinette’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Bachelor of Arts Degree, Diploma in Health and Human Service Management and a Masters’ Degree in Public Administration.  Antoinette also has over 15 years’ experience providing consultative services to employers and over 20 years’ experience in management in the health care industry including Branch Executive Director, Victorian Order of Nurses Algoma and a term position as Provincial Director of Labour Relations, VON (Ontario).  Antoinette is also a member of the Human Resources Professionals Association Professional Regulations and Standards Committee a Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA), the provincial association for HR professionals. 


William (Bill) Greenhalgh BSc (Honours), MBA, C. Dir.


CEO, Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)

Bill Greenhalgh was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) in April 2006.
His previous positions include President of the Globe and Mail; CEO of Thomson’s Western Canada Newspaper Group; President of Cinram International; and COO of Shred it International as well as various line and staff positions in general management, operations, marketing and finance with Nortel Networks. He was born in Derry in Northern Ireland and holds a Master’s Degree in Business from the London Business School, a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southampton University, certificates from the Senior Executive Programs in both Manufacturing and Marketing from Harvard Business School and is a graduate of both The Aspen Institute Executive Leadership Program and the Directors College at McMaster University.

Bill also serves as HRPA Board Secretary and is a member of the boards of the Human Resources Research Institute (HRRI), the North American Human Resources Management Association (NAHRMA), the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA) and the Public Accountants Council for the Province of Ontario. He is a past member of the boards of the Toronto Symphony, the Commonwealth Games Club and the Canadian Foundation for the Preservation of Chinese Cultural Treasures.

In 2012, Bill was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contribution as a member of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association's Champion's Council.


Gary Monk CPA, CMA

Treasurer & Privacy Officer

Gary is currently the Vice-President, Finance & Information Technology with the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA). He originally started employment with HRPA in 1995, and was promoted to his current role in 2001. Prior to joining HRPA, Gary held various roles in other organizations, including with Apple Canada Inc., the Canadian Diabetes Association and with a company in the biotechnology industry. Gary graduated from the University of Guelph in 1990 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Hon.), and obtained his Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation in 2000. He also holds the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification through the Canadian Payroll Association. Gary is a member of the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario, the Canadian Payroll Association, the Canadian Society for Association Executives (CSAE) and the Institute of Management Accountants.


Kimberly (Kim) Pepper LL.B


Kim is a Partner at Hicks Morley LLP. Kim Pepper regularly advises both public and private sector clients on a wide variety of labour and employment law matters including human rights, employment standards, collective agreement administration, labour injunctions, attendance management, discipline and termination. Kim regularly represents employers in proceedings before the Ontario Superior Court and various administrative tribunals including the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal. Kim’s practice focuses on employment law with an emphasis on wrongful dismissal litigation. Kim is a former Director of the Board of the Human Resources Professional Association and served on various committees of that Board including the Governance and Nominating Committee and Human Resources and Compensation Committee. Kim has also served on the Board of Governors of Ridley College (St. Catharines, Ontario) and was a former Board member and Chair of the Board of Directors of Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter (Toronto, Ontario). Kim is a graduate of the University of Alberta (Commerce) and completed her law degree at the University of Victoria. Kim was called to the Bar in 1995 (British Columbia) and 1998 (Ontario).