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FEATURE | OMWA

OMWA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, 2017

T

he Board of Directors of the Ontario Municipal Water
Association (OMWA) is pleased to announce that at its
Annual General Meeting held May 9, 2017 in Niagara Falls,
the following slate of Directors was approved.
POLITICAL DIRECTORS: Rosemary K MacLennan, Municipality of
Trent Hills | Mark Howson, Sault Ste. Marie PUC | Peter Chilibeck,
Lakefront Utility Services Inc. | Lynn Dollin, Town of Innisfil | Doug
Lawrance, Town of Sioux Lookout | Andy Bruziewicz, City of Sarnia |
Patrick Merlihan, Township of Woolwich
MANAGEMENT DIRECTORS: Andrew Henry, Lake Huron and Elgin
Area Water | Nick Benkovich, City of Greater Sudbury | Jim Keech,
Utilities Kingston | John Thompson, City of Barrie | Susan MacFarlane,
Lambton Area Water Supply System | Brigitte Roth, City of Guelph
Also at the Annual General Meeting, Andrew Henry, who has
been the OMWA President for the past three years, announced that
he would be stepping down and will become our Past President.
Following the 2017 AGM, the OMWA Board held a Meeting of
the Directors and the following changes to board's executive
were made:
* President Andrew Henry (Manager, Lake Huron & Elgin Area
Primary Water Supply Systems, London) stepped down after
serving three years, and is now Past President;
* Vice President Rosemary Kelleher-MacLennan (Councillor,
Municipality of Trent Hills) was elected President;
* Vice President Peter Chilibeck (Chair, Lakefront Utilities, Coburg)
is now Chairman of the Board;
* Board members John Thompson (manager of Water, Wastewater
and Environmental Operations, City of Barrie) and Doug
Lawrance (Mayor, Municipality of Sioux Lookout) were elected
Vice-Presidents.
Rosemary Kelleher-MacLennan was elected to the Campbellford
Seymour Public Utilities Commission in 1997 and served as
Commissioner and Chair (1999-2000) until the dissolution of the
P.U.C. in 2000. She has served on the OMWA Board since 1998. She
was Chair of the Eastern Ontario Region (EOMWA) in 1998-2009,
and nominated Chair of the OMWA Board in 2005.
In 2003, Rosemary was elected to the amalgamated Municipality
of Trent Hills Council where she currently sits as a Councillor. She
was appointed to the Trent Conservation Coalition Drinking Water
Source Water Protection Committee in 2005, and remains on the
committee as a municipal representative.

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She received OMWA's Don Black Award in 2003, recognizing individuals or public water authorities who have demonstrated outstanding
service in support of the principles of the Ontario Municipal Water
Association. In 2007, she received the OMWA Award of Exceptional Merit,
awarded to those individuals who have made a contribution of exceptional merit to the OMWA and the waterworks industry either over an
extended period of time or by distinguished service to a special project.
Rosemary obtained her Real Estate license in 1986 and is employed
as a real estate broker in her hometown Campbellford.
"It is a humbling honour to have had the opportunity of working
for and with the Ontario Municipal Water Association since 1998," she
said. "Working through the Walkerton Inquiry, the Clean Water Act,
Drinking Water Source Protection, etc., sometimes seems immense,
but the goals of supplying safe public drinking water and maintaining
highest of standards are most gratifying."
Peter Chilibeck has been a qualified lawyer in Ontario, Canada
since 1985, beginning his career in Toronto as an associate lawyer
at Goodman & Goodman (now Goodmans LLP). He has worked on
significant global M&A projects during his career and has significant
experience in raising financing, launching IPO's, and negotiating banking arrangements. Peter offers legal services to supplement Llewellin
Capital's consulting services.
From 1998 to 2000 Peter was an adjunct professor of Private
International Business Law (international joint ventures and project financing) at Queen's University. Peter co-authored CEO & CFO
Certification - Improving Transparency and Accountability, a Canadian
Performance Reporting Board Discussion Brief published by The Canadian
Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA).
Peter is a corporate director, and a regular speaker at securities
and corporate law conferences. He has been the Vice President of
the Ontario Municipal Water Association for three years. Peter is also a
Director of Millrock Resources Inc., the Chair of Lakefront Utility Services
Inc., Vice Chair of Town of Cobourg Holdings Inc., a member of the
Facilities and Campus Development Committee of Northumberland
Hills Hospital, and a member of the Cramahe Township Land Division
Committee /Committee of Adjustment.
The OMWA diligently works with our municipal and industry partners,
and especially with the provincial government, to address issues of policy,
programs, and financial sustainability in a collaborative manner as we
continue to strive to ensure that Ontario has the safest public water supplies in the world.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017

From the Publications Chair
OWWA President’s Message
The OMWA Report
The OWWEA Report
From Our AWWA Director
Niagara Falls Success!
Conference Sponsors
2017 Fuller Award
2017 OWWA Awards
Silver Water Drop
Water Efficiency Awards
OMWA Awards
OMWA Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 2017
Committee Reports
Harmful Algae Blooms: Management of Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water Treatment
OWWEA Member Listing
OWWEA Member News
Index of Advertisers | Ad.com
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Intro
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Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - From the Publications Chair
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Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - OWWA President’s Message
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - The OMWA Report
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - The OWWEA Report
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Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - From Our AWWA Director
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Niagara Falls Success!
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Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 16
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Conference Sponsors
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 2017 Fuller Award
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 2017 OWWA Awards
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Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 21
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Silver Water Drop
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Water Efficiency Awards
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - OMWA Awards
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Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - OMWA Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 2017
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Committee Reports
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Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 29
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Harmful Algae Blooms: Management of Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water Treatment
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Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - OWWEA Member Listing
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Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - OWWEA Member News
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Index of Advertisers | Ad.com
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