Electro-Federation Canada Announces New Chair and Board of Directors for 2020-21

TORONTO, May 27, 2020 – Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) held its virtual Annual General Meeting last week for members to vote in favour of business put forth during the meeting, including the approval of audited financial statements, the appointment of KPMG LLP as EFC’s auditors, and the election of all Director nominees.

Carol McGlogan, President & CEO, EFC shared key highlights from the past year and introduced a series of new programs that are now available for members. Tune in to hear Carol’s review of EFC activities.

EFC also announced its 2020-21 Board of Directors, including the appointment of Roger Little, Rexel Canada Electrical Inc., as EFC’s Chair for a one-year term. Roger has served on the Board and Executive for many years and also held the post as Chair of EFC’s National Advisory Council (NAC) in 2017-18. Listen to a broadcast of Roger Little’s remarks from the AGM.

EFC also extends a special thanks to Mark Schroeder, Rockwell Automation, who has served as the Board Chair for the past year. Hear Mark Schroeder’s opening remarks from the AGM.


The complete list of EFC Board members for 2020-21 is as follows:

  • Roger Little***- Rexel Canada Electrical Inc.
  • David Nathaniel*** -Ascot
  • Nathalie Parisel***-Anixter Canada Inc.
  • Frank Cistrone*** -Shawcor
  • Mark Schroeder*** -Rockwell Automation Canada
  • Eric Deschenes*- ABB
  • Dan Drazilov* -Affiliated Distributors – Canada
  • George MacKinnon* – Aztec Electrical Supply Inc.
  • Greg Stephenson** -Bartle & Gibson Co. Ltd.
  • Wayne Davies -City Electric Supply
  • Patrick Deschamps -Contact Delage Inc.
  • Sylvie Boileau -Dubo Électrique Ltée.
  • Renee Lytle* -E.B. Horsman & Son
  • Umesh Patel* -Eaton Industries (Canada) Company
  • Kim Quelch -Eglo Canada Inc.
  • John Jenner* -Electrozad Supply Company Limited
  • Luc Rodier -Guillevin International Inc.
  • Kevin Mallory** -Hubbell Canada
  • Dag Nyhof*-Ideal Industries (Canada), Corp.
  • Ann McLoughlan*-McLoughlan Supplies Limited
  • Louis Beaulieu-Ouellet Canada Inc.
  • Trevor Elliot*-Panduit Canada
  • Tim Rourke*-Rittal Systems Ltd.
  • Adrian Thomas-Schneider Electric Canada Inc.
  • David Grinstead -Signify Canada Ltd.
  • Todd Walford* -Sonepar Ontario
  • Kelly Hanson* -Southwire Canada
  • Pierre Legare** -Viscor, a Leviton Company
  • Javi Richmond* -Weidmuller
  • Carol McGlogan -EFC

*** Members of the Executive Committee
** Nominated for re-election
* Have another year to serve in their two-year term


The following Chairs of the EFC councils were also appointed as directors. The terms of service on the Board are coincidental with their service as Chairs of their councils.

  • NAC, Steve Branscombe -Independent Electric
  • CEMRA, Mike Hodges – Adanac Sales


Finally, EFC wishes to extend a very special thank you to the following members have completed their term on the Board:

  • John Preville -Ledvance Canada
  • Bill Hammond -Hammond Power Solutions
  • Eric Tordjman – Mercury Lighting
  • Susan Uthayakumar – Schneider Canada
  • Dave Hawker – Nexans Canada
  • Shirley Coyle – Cree Canada
  • Peter Horncastle – Graybar Canada

Questions? Please direct all enquiries to info@electrofed.com.