Sue Connor (Chair)

Sue Connor began her career in 1976 working for Canada Post, moving quickly through the ranks of the government agency over the next 12 years in a series of managerial posts.  In 1988, she made the move to the transit industry working for Mississauga Transit in a number of positions…

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Jennifer McNeill (Vice Chair)

Jennifer McNeill joined New Flyer in 2012 and is responsible for the Contract and Bids Management team, plus the design and delivery of strategic sales support, marketing and related business development programs. She also provides direction for strategic business intelligence activities. Prior to joining New Flyer, Jennifer held senior management…

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Mark Shorey (Treasurer)

Mark Shorey is Director, Finance for the Thales Global Centre of Competence for Urban Rail and Mobility headquartered in Toronto.


A Chartered Professional Accountant, Mark has previously held Director roles in Business Strategy and Business Development involved in both the capture and deployment phases of many large key global…

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Heather Pratt

With a broad range of public, private and post-secondary administration throughout her career, Heather provides leadership to support the ongoing expansion of the research and innovation enterprise at the University of Windsor. In her current role as Executive Director Research and Innovation, she is supporting the research activities, technology transfer,…

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Kosai Alnasan

Kosai Alnasan is the Vice President of Grid Integration Business as well as Vice President of Industry Sales for Hitachi ABB Power Grids Canada, directly responsible for leading a newly created industry sales and marketing organization to drive solutions in markets including transportation, mining and minerals, and data centres across…

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Kymm Girgulis

Kymm Girgulis is a Senior Key Account Manager with BC Hydro supporting the Transportation Sector. Kymm has had extensive experience supporting various transportation projects throughout British Columbia as it relates to energy conservation and electrification. In particular, Kymm has worked in strong partnership with Transit agencies, Ports and Airports in…

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Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones is the Head of Revenue Protection for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), directly accountable for developing and implementing strategies and procedures that ensure fare revenue protection. Michelle has spent most of her 25+ years in progressively responsible positions in finance and administration, information technology, project, program and portfolio…

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Nicolas Pocard

Nicolas Pocard, brings to Ballard more 20 years of experience in business development and marketing at international level.

Nicolas joined the fuel cell industry in 2004 and Ballard Power Systems in 2012. Among his responsibilities, Nicolas looks after corporate market strategy, marketing activities, government relations and strategic partnerships for Ballard.…

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Mylene Tassy

Mylene is recognized in the field as a natural leader who has been honing her skills throughout her 25 years of experience, mostly in aerospace, notably as Vice-President of Sales, Business development and Marketing at Thales Avionics Canada. She boast a deep understanding of the fields of engineering, sales, proposals…

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Randy Helmer

Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC) is the largest operating company in the TransLink enterprise. Randy is responsible for oversight of the Maintenance Division, which includes Fleet Technical Support, Fleet Maintenance, Infrastructure Engineering, and SeaBus Engineering and Operations. In 2020, CMBC delivered 5.8M service hours, drove 113M kms and moved 139M…

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