Board of Directors

Canadian Water Network is governed by distinguished leaders from industry, government, academia and non-governmental organizations and represent a broad cross-section of the Canadian water sector. The Board has been instrumental in developing an integrated innovation and knowledge network.



Don Pearson web

Donald Pearson
General Manager, Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority


Susan Ancel

Susan Ancel
Director of Water Distribution and Transmission, EPCOR Water Services, Inc.

Jean Francois Barsoum web

Jean-François Barsoum
Senior Managing Consultant, IBM Canada

Lou Di Gironimo web

Lou Di Gironimo
Interim Deputy City Manager, City of Toronto

David Marshall web

David Marshall
Executive Director, Fraser Basin Council

Bruce Muirhead web

Bruce Muirhead
Associate Vice President of External Research, University of Waterloo

Carl Yates web

Carl Yates
General Manager, Halifax Water

Bev Yee web

Bev Yee
Deputy Minister of Environment and Parks, Alberta Government

Ex officio member

Bernadette Conant 2017 web

Bernadette Conant
Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Water Network