Board & Staff

OWWA is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors, supported by the Executive Director and staff. The Board consists of a President, Vice President, Past President, Secretary-Treasurer, AWWA Director, and six Directors, each elected for a three-year term. Each year two new Directors are elected at the OWWA Annual General Meeting (held at the Annual Conference and Trade Show). 

Board of Directors

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President
Nick Reid

Executive Director, Ryerson Urban Water
Faculty of Science, Ryerson University
723-285 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

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Vice-President
Jaime Boutilier

Associate Partner / Manager of Field Services
CIMA+
5935 Airport Road, Suite 500
Mississauga, ON L4V 1W5

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Past President
Reg Russwurm

Manager, Design and Construction
City of Guelph
1 Carden Street
Guelph, ON N1H 3A1

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Secretary-Treasurer
Deborah Goudreau

Manager, Plant Operations 
Hamilton Water, City of Hamilton
700 Woodward Avenue
Hamilton, ON L8H 6P4

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AWWA Director
Lee Anne Jones

Vice-President - Buildings, Infrastructure & Advanced Facilities
Jacobs
245 Consumers Road
Toronto, ON M2J 1R3

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3rd Year Director 
Nat Andres

Project Engineer
Regional Municipality of Durham
605 Rossland Road East, Level 5
P.O. Box 623
Whitby, ON L1N 6A3

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3rd Year Director
Ed Bertolo

President
Evans Supply Limited
338 Neptune Crescent
London, ON N6M 1A1

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2nd Year Director
Simon Gautrey

Senior Associate Hydrogeologist
Wood PLC
3450 Harvester Road, Suite 100
Burlington, ON L7N 3W5

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2nd Year Director 
Sigrid Peldszus

Research Associate Professor
Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W.
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1

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1st Year Director 
Scott Tam

Manager of Environmental Services and Public Utilities
The Corporation of the City of Timmins
220 Algonquin Blvd East
Timmins, ON P4N 1B3

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1st Year Director 
Tom Woodcock

Associate, Senior Controls and Instrumentation Engineer
R.V. Anderson Associates Ltd.
557 Southdale Road East, Suite 200
London, ON N6E 1A2

OWWA Staff

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Executive Director
Michele Grenier

T: (416) 231-1555 ext. 3
F: (416) 231-1556
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Programs Manager
Samatha Buch

T: (416) 231-1555 ext. 2
F: (416) 231-1556
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Operations Coordinator
Merissa Beedham

T: (416) 231-1555 ext. 1
F: (416) 231-1556
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Administrative Coordinator
Shanleigh Makonnen

T: (416) 231-1555 ext. 4
F: (416) 231-1556