Transport Minister Alghabra announces appointments and reappointments in the transportation sector

News release

November 29, 2022                    Ottawa                    Transport Canada

The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, today announced appointments and reappointments in the transportation sector. The appointees come from diverse backgrounds, with experience in a number of fields, and they are active members in their communities. They bring a wide array of knowledge and expertise to their transportation positions.

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA)

  • Rosemary Capparelli (Kirkland, Quebec) appointed as a Director for a term of four years.
  • Jennifer Sullivan (Midhurst, Ontario) appointed as a Director for a term of four years.
  • Diane Trenn (Edmonton, Alberta) reappointed as a Director for a term of four years.

Great Lakes Pilotage Authority

  • Josée-Christine Boilard (Mont-Tremblant, Quebec) reappointed as a member for a term of four years.
  • Oksana Mary Exell (Hudson, Quebec) appointed as a member for a term of three years.
  • Vered Kaminker (Toronto, Ontario) reappointed as a member for a term of four years.
  • John Glenn St. Marseille (Cornwall, Ontario) appointed as a member for a term of three years.
  • Julie Margaret Mills (Ottawa, Ontario) reappointed as the Vice-Chairperson for a term of four years.

Laurentian Pilotage Authority

  • Christiane Chabot (Montréal, Quebec) reappointed as a member for a term of four years.
  • George Pollack (Côte-Saint-Luc, Quebec) reappointed as a member for a term of four years.
  • Michel Tosini (Brossard, Quebec) reappointed as a member for a term of four years.

Québec Port Authority

  • François Amyot (Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Quebec) as a User Director for a term of three years.
  • Edwin Bourget (Québec, Quebec) reappointed as a User Director for a term of two years.

Trois-Rivières Port Authority

  • Marie-Josée Gervais (Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec) reappointed as a User Director for a term of two years.
  • Guylaine Laporte (Trois-Rivières, Quebec) reappointed as a User Director for a term of three years.
  • Véronique Néron (Trois-Rivières, Quebec) reappointed as a User Director for a term of three years.

These Canadians were appointed under the Government of Canada's open, transparent and merit-based Governor in Council appointment or nomination process, striving for gender parity and seeking to reflect Canada’s diversity.

Quotes

"I wish these highly qualified Canadians every success as they continue to serve the transportation industry. Their appointments will ensure continued good governance in the air and marine sector."

The Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport

Quick facts

  • The Minister of Transport is responsible for appointments to 53 portfolio organizations, which include:

    • 8 Crown corporations;
    • 4 administrative tribunal/agencies;
    • 21 Canadian Airport Authorities;
    • 17 Canada Port Authorities; and
    • 3 shared governance organizations.

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Contacts

Nadine Ramadan
Press Secretary and Communications Advisor
Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
Nadine.Ramadan@tc.gc.ca

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa
media@tc.gc.ca
613-993-0055

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