Stephanie has worked at Payments Canada since 2005. In her current role, she manages the Compliance team and is legal subject matter expert with respect to member and regulatory compliance. Her other areas of expertise are Payments Canada by-laws, rules and governance and Payments Canada membership. During her 14 years at Payments Canada, Stephanie has participated in many of the organization’s industry-related committees for its national retail and wholesale payment clearing and settlement systems. Her work also included supporting the initiative to create a framework of rules and standards for cheque image exchange between Canadian financial institutions. Stephanie is a graduate of Carleton University (B.A. High Honours) and the University of Windsor (LL.B), and was called to the Bar in 2004. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and served on the Executive of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (Ottawa Chapter) for several years.