About CEA Our Team

CEA Leadership Team, Staff Team & Board of Directors

Leadership Team

CEA serves its electricity industry members and their interests through the work of expert professionals, overseen by a Board of Directors made up of CEA corporate utility members.

Staff Team

Alex Kent,
Manager, Transmission and Distribution Policy

Daniella Bidin,
Communications Officer

Danielle Vézina,
Administrative & Events Coordinator

Doris Amo,
Receptionist/Accounting Clerk

Elizabeth West,
Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Joelle Lancaster,
Reliability Analyst

Kelly McTavish,
Coordinator, Corporate Partners Program

Kerri Fournier,
Manager, OHS and Standards Programs

Laura Cui, CPA, CGA,
Manager of Finance and HR Operations

Leah Michalopulos,
Manager, U.S. Affairs and Security

Patrick Farley,
Graphic Designer and Creative Manager

Rewa Mourad,
Communications Officer

Ricardo de Avillez,
Manager, Economic Analysis & Finance, Tax and Accounting Program

Robin Yee,
Advisor, U.S. Affairs & Grid Security

Shahrzad Simab,
Senior Advisor, Climate Change & Clean Energy

Board of Directors

Chair, 2020

Mike Marsh, President and Chief Executive Officer
SaskPower, Regina, Saskatchewan

Past Chair, 2018-2019

Ray Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer
Saint John Energy, Saint John, New Brunswick

Members

Anthony Haines, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Hydro Corporation, Toronto, Ontario

Andrew Hall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Yukon Energy Corporation, Whitehorse, Yukon

*Chair of the Board Committee on Sustainable Electricity

Brian Vaasjo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Capital Power Corporation, Edmonton, Alberta

Bryce Conrad, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hydro Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

Chris O’Riley, President & Chief Executive Officer, BC Hydro, Vancouver, British Columbia

Corey Hessen, Senior Vice President, Power & Storage, TC Energy, Calgary, Alberta

Daniel St-Onge, Director, Energy, North America, Atlantic Operations, Rio Tinto Alcan, Montreal, Quebec

Gary Murray, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newfoundland Power Inc, St John’s, Newfoundland

George Lidgett, Executive Vice President & General Manager Utilities, ATCO, Calgary, Alberta

Jay Grewal, President and Chief Executive Officer, Manitoba Hydro, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Jason Roberts, President and Chief Executive Officer, Maritime Electric Company Ltd, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

John Kousinioris, Chief Operating Officer of TransAlta and President of
TransAlta Renewables Inc., TransAlta, Calgary, Alberta

Josée Guibord, President and Chief Executive Officer, Evolugen by Brookfield Renewable, Gatineau, Quebec

Julie Boucher, Vice President of Communications, Government Affairs and Indigenous Relations, Hydro-Québec, Montréal, Quebec

Keith Cronkhite, President and Chief Executive Officer, New Brunswick Power Company, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Ken Hartwick, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Power Generation Inc, Toronto, Ontario

Mark Poweska, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hydro One Inc, Toronto, Ontario

Max Cananzi, President, Alectra Utilities, Hamilton, Ontario

Michael Mosher, President and Chief Executive Officer, FortisAlberta Inc, Calgary, Alberta

Noel Voykin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Territories Power Corporation, Hay River, Northwest Territories

Peter Gregg, President and Chief Executive Officer, Independent Electric System Operator, Toronto, Ontario

Richard Janega, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nova Scotia Power, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Rob Lister, President and Chief Executive Officer, Oakville Enterprises Corporation, Oakville, Ontario

Roger Dall’Antonia, President and Chief Executive Officer, FortisBC Inc, Kelowna, British Columbia

Scott Thon, P Eng, President and Chief Executive Officer, AltaLink, Calgary, Alberta

Stan Marshall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, a Nalcor Energy Company, St John’s, Newfoundland

Wayne O’Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer, ENMAX Corporation, Calgary, Alberta