Investors' Guide

Board of Directors

Liaison
Akin Alaga
Director, Regional Economic Development
Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
61 Wellesley Street West 4th Floor
Toronto
ON
T: (416) 212-6280
Director
Alastair Baird
Manager of Economic Development and Tourism
County of Renfrew
ON
T: (613) 735-0091
First Vice President
Alison Newton
General Manager of Economic Development & Strategic Investments
County of Brant
ON
T: (519) 442-6324 x3010
President
Christina Kakaflikas
Manager, Special Projects - Economic Development
City of Markham
101 Town Centre Blvd.
Markham
ON
L3R 9W3
T: (905) 477-7000 x6590
F: (905) 475-4888
Liaison
Christine Hansen
Kenora Area Team Manager
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
ON
T: (807) 468-2938
Second Vice President
Delia Reiche
Elgin Project Officer
Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board
ON
T: (519) 672-3499
Liaison
Doug Reddick
Director, Regional Economic Development Branch
Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs
1 Stone Road W
Guelph
ON
N1G 2Y2
T: (519) 826-4167
Secretary-Treasurer
Gord Knowles
Community Development Advisor
Atikokan Economic Development Corporation
ON
T: (807) 597-2757
Liaison
James Lynn
Senior Development Consultant
Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport
900 Bay Street, 9th Floor
Toronto
ON
M7A 2E1
T: (416) 325-4630
Past President
John Regan, Ec.D. (F) CEcD
CAO
Municipality of Merrickville-Wolford
ON
T: (613) 269-4791 x229
Director
Karen Jopling
Manager, Partnership Development & Fundraising
County of Peterborough
2484 Jopling Road
Lakefield
ON
K0L 2H0
T: (705) 927-5677
Director
Kasia Chojecki
Manager, Strategic Initiatives
Region of Durham
605 Rossland Rd. East
Whitby
ON
L1N 6A3
T: (605) 668-4113
Director
Lidy Romanuk
Manager, Economic Development and Tourism
Haldimand County
P.O. Box 400
Cayuga
ON
N0A 1E0
T: (905) 328-5923 x6315
Director
Michelle Madden
International Program Officer
Ministry of International Trade
ON
T: (416) 325-6830
Tom Dodds
Director
Tom Dodds
CEO
Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation
99 Foster Dr. Level 3
Sault Ste. Marie
ON
P6A 5X6
T: (705) 759-5432