08/20/2013 2:48PM

Ontario Racing Commission appoints new member

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ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Sandra Meyrick, an experienced lawyer, adjudicator and community volunteer, has been appointed to the Ontario Racing Commission for a two-year term effective Aug. 7.

Rod Seiling, chair of the ORC, announced Meyrick’s appointment in a news release on Tuesday.

“Throughout my career I’ve had a passion for the law and justice,” said Meyrick, who was called to the Ontario bar in 1990. “I am honored to apply my administrative tribunal experience to serve the horse racing community in Ontario.”

Meyrick earned an Honors Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters of Science degree from Oxford University and The London School of Economics.

She completed her Ontario Bachelor of Laws at the University of Windsor after studying law at Western and at the University of Michigan.

“With her wealth of experience in both administrative law and governance, I look forward to being able to put those skills to good use for the betterment of racing,” said Seiling.