Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia
» Appointed to a part-time term of four years on March 26, 2018.
Mr. Merrigan is an arbitrator, mediator, and workplace investigator with experience in the labour, justice, and commerce fields. He holds the Qualified Arbitrator (Q.Arb) and Qualified Mediator (Q. Med) designations from the ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC), the Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) designation from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (CPHR). A graduate of Memorial University and Simon Fraser University with Bachelor's degrees in philosophy, psychology, and criminology, he has represented the Correctional Service of Canada in numerous Parole Board of Canada hearings. Mr. Merrigan has spent over a decade representing both unions and employers at arbitrations and workers compensation appeals. He is also a part-time instructor at Herzing College's Arbitration for Professionals Certificate Program. In addition to the TATC, he is a member of Nova Scotia's Involuntary Psychiatric Review Board and the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology.