Chair, Advocis National Government Relations Committee

Kris is the principal of Eagle Insurance Agency Limited and has 50 years of industry experience.

He is a past National Chair for Advocis and The Institute for Advanced Financial Education.

He served six years on the Board of the Financial Planners Standards Council. Currently, he chairs the Advocis National Government Relations Committee, and is a steward of the Century Initiative Fund. He is a charter member of CALU and a platinum member of the Century Initiative. Kris was an inaugural winner of the J.G. Taylor Award, and the Ottawa Chapter’s John Goebbels Award of Merit.

Kris served the United Way as a member of the Campaign Cabinet and Board of Directors and was the Founding Chair of the United Way’s Endowment Fund. He is a past President of Christie Lake Kids, and a past member of the Board of the Charlotte Birchard Centres of Early Learning. He is also the past Chair of the Tawingo Alumni Circle and Past Chair of Perley Health Community of Care, one of the largest and most progressive long-term care homes in Ontario, and a centre for research, education, and clinical innovation. Kris is a recipient of the United Way’s Community Builder Award.

Kris is married to Nancy, a retired schoolteacher, and has two adult children Ben: an actor/musician/producer living in Toronto and Heather, an environmental scientist/regulator with Health Canada. He has three grandchildren: Ella, Isaac and Cleo.