The Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN) has elected its new Board for 2023-24, welcoming a new President, two new Vice-Presidents, and four new Board members.
Krista Barfoot of SLR Consulting has been named as the organization’s new president, taking over from John Georgakopoulos of Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP (Willms & Shier).
Joining Barfoot on the executive are two new vice-presidents: Monisha Nandi from Kilmer Brownfield Management Ltd., and Carl Spensieri from Berkley Canada. They take over the roles from Barfoot and Carol LeNoury of ERIS.
Four new members have joined the CBN Board, elected to serve a two-year term: Prasoon Adhikari from the City of Guelph, Ric Horobin of SLR Consulting, Joanne Vince from Willms & Shier, and David Meikle of Milestone Environmental Contractors (Milestone).
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Returning to the CBN Board for the 2023-24 term are:
- Pete Craig, QM Environmental
- Rob Hoffman, Canadian Fuels Association
- Andrew Macklin, WSP Canada
- Reanne Ridsdale, Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU)
- Peter Sutton, Terrapex
The Board also includes several advisors who act as non-voting members: John Georgakopoulos, Chris DeSousa (TMU), Grant Walsom (XCG Consulting), Eric Pringle (Milestone), and Kate Tang-Treasurer (Berkley Canada).
“With a diverse team representing the Canadian brownfield industry from coast-to-coast, CBN is well-positioned to understand the needs of our members and work with government and industry partners to resolve today’s biggest challenges,” said Barfoot.
The Canadian Brownfields Network is a national not-for-profit organization, creating a professional network for brownfield practitioners and stakeholders. The organization works to encourage governments across Canada to ensure that brownfield properties are remediated, rehabilitated and redeveloped to enhance the environmental and social health and well-being of the communities where they are found.
Click here to learn more about the Canadian Brownfields Network.