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Introducing CNA’s new Chair and Board of Directors

July 4, 2023

The Canadian Nuclear Association is pleased to welcome its new Board of Directors, formed under the new by-law approved by the membership in February 2023 and the election and appointment of new members in June:

  • Milt Caplan, President, MZConsulting Inc.
  • David Cates, President and CEO, Denison Mines
  • Pat Dalzell, Head of Corporate Affairs, Bruce Power
  • Julianne den Decker, Senior Vice President, Major Projects, Candu Energy
  • Amy Gottschling, Vice President of Science, Technology and Commercial Oversight, AECL
  • Christine John, Senior Manager, Indigenous Relations, Ontario Power Generation
  • Michelle Johnston, President, The Society of Energy Professionals
  • Dazawray Landrie-Parker, Senior Vice President, Nuclear, Energy & Resources, Creative Fire 
  • John MacQuarrie, President, Commercial Operations, BWX Technologies, Inc.
  • Joseph McBrearty, President and CEO, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd.
  • Lisa McBride, Vice President & Country Leader, Small Modular Reactors, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Canada
  • Rory O’Sullivan, CEO, Moltex Energy
  • Brett Plummer, Vice President & Chief Nuclear Officer, NB Power
  • Tammy Van Lambalgen, Vice President, Chief Corporate Officer, Orano Canada Ltd.
  • Julie West, Senior Vice President, Business Improvements & Compliance, Kinectrics
  • Alice Wong, Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Officer, Cameco Corporation

In their first meeting following the Annual General Meeting, the Board appointed Alice Wong as Chair, and Julianne den Decker as Vice-Chair. In addition, in order to broadly reflect the voting intentions of the membership, and at the same time augmenting the Board’s overall skill set, the Board decided unanimously to appoint Dazawray Landrie-Parker to the CNA Board of Directors.

I offer both my congratulations and sincere thanks to all of our new and continuing Board members,” said John Gorman, President and CEO of the Canadian Nuclear Association. “I look forward to working closely with the Board over the coming months and years, drawing on the advice and expertise of Directors that together represent many decades of experience in our world-leading sector.

About the Canadian Nuclear Association

The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) has been the national voice of the Canadian nuclear industry since 1960. Working with our members and all communities of interest, the CNA promotes the industry nationally and internationally, works with governments on policies affecting the sector and endeavours to increase awareness and understanding of the value nuclear technology brings to the environment, economy and daily lives of Canadians.

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