MCCRG Directors


Directors for MCCRG:

Marilyn Ginsburg is a retired human rights lawyer. She has been active for many years on the executive of the Grandview Area Residents Association in Thornhill. She is a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for her years of volunteer work in her community.


Eileen Liasi is a retired high school teacher. She is a director and past Vice-President of the German Mills Residents Association in Thornhill. She has been active in local affairs and municipal politics for many years and has worked on a variety of issues. She was recently recognized by the City of Markham with the award of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for services to the community.

Mayrose Gregorios (bio to follow)

Karen Rea – resigned on March 11, 2014. Karen was elected as Ward#4 Councillor for Markham in Oct , 2014.


Jim Kwan – Jim Kwan is a full time real estate broker since 1984 and President of his own real estate company. He writes the “Markham Voice” column about Markham issues for a local Chinese newspaper. He is a member of the Fair and Responsible Governance Alliance (FARGA) and Markham Alliance for Clean Air (MACA). Jim has run in the last three elections for Ward 2.

Norman Manara
– resigned on April 14, 2015. Norman is moving to the west coast this summer (2015).

Robert Mok is a Markham property owner, columnist, broadcaster, and former Vice president of a Condo Corp. He was Manager of Quality Auditing and Measurement for a major Nuclear Equipment Manufacturer for 20 years. He is currently a retired Quality Consultant for products and services. He was an Executive on the American Society for Quality Hamilton section for over 2 decades.