Simmy Chauhan was appointed as a full-time member of the Tribunal on April 6, 2021 for a six-month term. She holds degrees from Carleton University (B.A.) and the University of Ottawa (LL.B) and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2006. From 2006 to 2013, Ms. Chauhan was Legal Counsel with Environment Canada where her work included drafting and reviewing Pollution Prevention Notices, Regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, and Emissions testing Agreements with the private sector. From 2013 to 2021, Ms. Chauhan was Legal Counsel with the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada where her work included advising and training board members who make determinations on matters such as refugee protection, appeals of immigration sponsorship decisions and removal order appeals.