Chair & Vice Chair


Shannon Salter Headshot 2014

Shannon Salter is the Chair of the Civil Resolution Tribunal, and an adjunct professor at the UBC Allard School of law, teaching administrative law and legal ethics.  She earned her BA (2001) and LLB (2005) from the University of British Columbia, and her LLM from the University of Toronto (2011).  Ms. Salter was a judicial law clerk with the British Columbia Supreme Court, practiced litigation at a large Vancouver law firm for several years, and has served as a vice chair of the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal.  Ms. Salter is also a commissioner of the Financial Institutions Commission, vice president of the British Columbia Council of Administrative Tribunals, and a past board member of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.  She is a co-author of the BC Administrative Decision Maker’s Manual and has been actively involved in providing pro bono legal advice and representation throughout her career.

Vice Chair – Strata

Garth Cambrey Photo - cropped

J. Garth Cambrey is Vice Chair – Strata for the Civil Resolution Tribunal. Garth obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia in 1984 and has over 30 years’ experience in the real estate industry in British Columbia during which time he owned and operated a private property management firm for 20 years until 2011. Garth was an elected member of the Real Estate Council of BC from 2011 through 2016, is an active member of the Real Estate Institute of BC, the BC Arbitration and Mediation Institute, holds a Chartered Arbitrator designation with the ADR Institute of Canada, and has completed the Small Claims Mediation Program. Garth has been appointed by the British Columbia Supreme Court as an Administrator under the Strata Property Act and has acted as an arbitrator in many strata disputes.