Who We Are

Board of Directors

Minerva’s Board consists of volunteers from industry, government, academia, and Health and Safety associations. Its key industry sponsors include a growing list of organizations committed to principles that combine efficiency and productivity within an effective safety, health and environmental management culture.

  • President: Larry Masotti – Retired from Workplace Safety & Prevention Services and Vice-Chair BCRSP (Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals)
  • Board Chair and Past President: Anthony Pasteris – Retired from Imperial Oil Limited
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Alison Wall – Strategic Partner-Planning Specialist, Service Hospitality, Regina, Sask.
  • Minerva Meeting Coordinator: Emily Howarth – Workplace Safety & Prevention Services
  • Christl Aggus – CEO, Canadian Society of Safety Engineering
  • Nancy Carscadden – Board Member of BCRSP and part time instructor at Cambrian, Conestoga and Lambton Colleges
  • Andrew Cooper – Past President, Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, and Lead EHS System Planning, Development, Dept. of Environmental, Health & Safety, University of Alberta
  • Kim Gould – Manager Health and Safety, Canada Post, Ontario
  • Jules Artnz-Gray – Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training, Skills Development
  • Lisa Hallsworth – CEO, Rillea Technologies, Belleville, Ontario
  • Anis Haque – Electrical, Computer Engineering Professor, University of Calgary
  • Bill Holmes – Associate Professor and former Dean, Faculty of Management, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC
  • Byron House – Division Manager, Learning and Performance, Bruce Power, Ontario
  • Dawn Kilkenny – Vice Dean, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto
  • Daniel Liao – Dean of Applied Science, Technology, Trades, St. Lawrence College, Kingston,Ont
  • Ron Pelot – Assoc. Dean COOP, Faculty of Engineering, Dalhousie University, N.S.
  • Sandro Perruzza – CEO, Ontario Society of Professional Engineers
  • Don Petkau – Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Manitoba
  • Marcel Pouliot – IQ Trucking Consultants and retired Vice President, Trimac Transportation Services LP, Alberta
  • Marc Rosen – Professor and Founding Dean, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • Robert Schultz – Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Alberta
  • Lynn Smith – Engineering Workplace Safety Leader, General Motors of Canada, Ontario
  • Peter Sturm – Past President, Canadian Society of Safety Engineering and Principal- Sturm Consulting
  • Wendy Tobin – Senior EHS Consultant, Corteva Agriscience, Kingston, Ontario
  • Melanie Tremblay – HSE Manager, Rio Tinto Alcan, Jonquiere, Quebec
  • Michael Wilson – Specialized Services Lead, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services
Minerva Working Group and Focus Groups

The Minerva Working Group consists of 14 volunteers from industry, government, academia, and Health and Safety associations. Aside from attending quarterly Minerva Board, Working Group meetings, these volunteers participate with Board members in meetings with one or more of Minerva’s 8 focus groups in order to advance the planning and execution of the various Minerva program activities. These focus groups include:

  1. Sponsorship
  2. Marketing and Communications
  3. Webinars
  4. Educational Resources
  5. Awards
  6. Learning Forums
  7. Conferences and Seminars
  8. Governance