Board of Directors 2021–2022

To contact a board member by email, please click on his or her name in the list below:


Position Name Phone Company
President Phil Staite 905-305-0195 Quality Allied Elevator
Vice President Don Sanchez 604-461-6636 Garaventa Lift
Past President Doug Guderian 705-728-2361 Elevator One
Treasurer Julie Gilby 902-468-6006 CKG Elevator
Secretary Braden Hopkirk 416-724-2228 Trident Elevator Company Ltd.
Eastern Region Chair Karl Lepage 418-878-4116 Global Tardif Elevator Manufacturing Group
Central Region Chair Paul Pettener 905-538-0171 Alcor Elevator
Western Prairie Region Chair Jeff Pugh 403-259-4183 TK Elevator (Canada) Ltd.
Western Region Chair Don Sanchez 604-461-6636 Garaventa Lift
Western Region Director Alexander Zachata 604-274-8440 Richmond Elevator
Membership Chair/Supplier Secretary Hugh Hunter 905-492-5577 Wurtec Inc.
Supplier Chair Jeff Collins 416-742-3665 Renown Electric Motors and Repairs Inc.
Executive Director Catharine Bothwell 905-446-0327 CECA/ACEA

Top Row, L to R: Don Sanchez, Jeff Collins, Paul Pettener, Doug Guderian.
Middle Row, L to R: Julie Gilby, Hugh Hunter, Catharine Bothwell, Phil Staite
Bottom Row, L to R: Jeff Pugh, Alexander Zachata, Braden Hopkirk, Karl Lepage