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,
Advisor, Transmission & Distribution Policy

Ana Santarem,
Government Relations Advisor

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

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

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

Gianna Manes, President and Chief Executive Officer
ENMAX Corporation, Calgary, Alberta

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

John Gaudet, 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 Alteen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newfoundland Power Inc
St John’s, Newfoundland

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

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

Sean Brett, Senior Vice President, Power & Storage
TC Energy, Calgary, Alberta

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

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

Wayne O’Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer
Nova Scotia Power, Halifax, Nova Scotia