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Board of Directors

On July 1, 2000 Kitchener Power Corporation was incorporated under the Business Corporation Act along with three wholly-owned subsidiary companies:

  • Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc., a regulated distribution corporation;
  • Kitchener Energy Services Inc., a corporation for future energy services;
  • FibreTech (Kitchener) Inc., a fibre optic telecommunication corporation, started by the former hydro commission in 1999 and subsequently sold in 2006.

The City of Kitchener and the Township of Wilmot are the shareholders of Kitchener Power Corporation, with ownership interests of 92.25% and 7.75% respectively.

Kitchener Power Corporation

The directors appointed for Kitchener-Power Corporation are appointed by the shareholders for a term of one year. The President and Chief Executive Office holds a spot on this Board of Directors as long as they hold their position.

Jim Phillips, Chair

Jerry Van Ooteghem, President & CEO & Secretary

Mayor Berry Vrbanovic

Mayor Les Armstong 

Dave Schnarr

Scott Davey

Bil Ioannidis

 

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Incorporated

The directors for Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Incorporated are appointed by the Kitchener Power Corporation Board of directors for a term of one year. The President and Chief Executive Office holds a spot on this Board of Directors as long as they hold their position.

Catherine Motz, Chair

Richard Cantin, Vice-Chair

Jerry Van Ooteghem, President & CEO & Secretary

Mayor Berry Vrbanovic

Mayor Les Armstrong

Jim Beingessner

Sandra MacGillivray