Chairman, Hon. David Collenette, P.C., FCILT
The Hon. David Collenette served as a Member of the Canadian House of Commons for more than 20 years and served in Cabinet under three prime ministers, Pierre Trudeau, John Turner and Jean Chretien, holding a number of senior portfolios, most notable; Minister of Transport and Minister of National Defence.
Vice-Chairman (USA), Robert VanderClute, FCILT
Senior Vice President Safety and Operations Association of American Railroads. Bob joined the Association of American Railroads as their Senior Vice President – Safety and Operations in July 2003. His department’s responsibilities include the oversight of the industry’s homeland security plan, equipment interchange standards, car service rules, quality assurance programs, safety initiatives and issues in environmental, hazardous materials, communication and signals as well as exercises authority for tank car safety standards and design.
Treasurer, Tom Maville, FCILT
Tom Maville is a former railway marketing officer (Canadian Pacific Railway 1971-1977) and former senior officer of the National Transportation Agency of Canada and its predecessor body, the Canadian Transport Commission (1977-1996) and has over 40 years of specialized training and expertise exclusively in the areas of railway pricing, service, policy and regulatory affairs. Since 1985 Tom has played an active role in the development of Canada’s federal railway policies and legislation. Tom advised the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport on the white paper “Freedom to Move” (1985), and was actively involved in the design and development of both the National Transportation Act, 1987 (1985-1987) and the Canada Transportation Act (1996). Tom has professional training and applied experience in the field of Alternate Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) and has worked as a federal transportation educator, facilitator and mediator. Since 1996 Tom, through his firm TL Maville & Associates Inc., has assisted and advised many of Canada’s major rail shippers and their associations, as well as Canada’s major railways, ports and terminal operators, on matters respecting rail rates, services and infrastructure. He has also provided expert advice to federal government departments and agencies on matters relating to rail mergers and acquisitions and ‘commercial dispute resolution’ (“CDR”), and has been extensively involved in regulatory proceedings before the Canadian Transportation Agency on matters concerning both domestic and international rail traffic.
Secretary, David Hinks, FCILT
Mr. Hinks has worked in the fields of domestic and international shipping and inland waterways as an economist and senior policy advisor for over thirty years for both the Canadian Federal Government and the private sector. He was responsible for the implementation and administration of the management contract with the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation following the commercialization of the Seaway in 1998. He is recognized as an expert on the Canadian marine transportation sector and has an extensive network of contacts and sources in the marine sector. He now works as a marine transportation consultant and as an advisor to small businesses in the Carp area. Recent marine transportation projects for Transport Canada form part of the Ontario-Quebec Continental Gateway and Trade Corridor initiative.
CILTNA Future Events
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Time: 07:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Location: DeGroote School of Business