TTC hosts 101st annual dinner, elects new board

TORONTO, Ont. — The Toronto Transportation Club (TTC) held its annual bash Dec. 4 at the Royal York Hotel, bringing together nearly 1,000 transportation industry professionals.

The 101st annual dinner featured a head table including special guests such as longtime Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion (recently retired), Toronto Councillor Mark Grimes and more than 50 transportation leaders and past presidents.

The keynote speaker was Ben Mulroney.

The TTC elected a new executive committee for 2015. They are:

  • Peter J Collins, director national accounts and business development, Multivans Inc. as past president
  • Tim Roulston, director of sales intermodal wholesale, CN Rail, elected to the position of president
  • Lori McCreight, chief financial officer, Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines, elected to the position of first vice-president
  • Gary Fast, associate vice-president, transportation operations, Canadian Tire, elected to the position of second vice-president.

Rosedale Group was named the winner of the Platinum Standard Recognition Award for outstanding contributions and participation, with company president Rolly Uloth on hand to accept he award.

The full board for 2015 is made up of:

  • Brad Bowering, senior district sales manager, Central Region, Peterbilt of Canada
  • Kathy Cartan, president, Motive Media
  • Colin Sood, strategic development, Meyers Transport
  • Donna Kelly, partner and director, TSI Group
  • Joe Glionna, director, Newcom Business Media
  • Eric Carusi, general manager, TPT Systems, Div. of Transpro Freight Systems
  • Brad Carter, general manager sales and marketing China Shipping (Canada) agency Co.
  • Mike Fontaine, general manager C.H. Robinson Company (Canada)
  • Mary Clarke, manager, cargo domestic sales, Air Canada
  • Cynthia Nagamatsu, vice-president, commercial client services, Hargraft Schofield LP
  • Ted Brown, executive vice-president of Muir’s Cartage and Indis Calx
  • James Mitton, vice-president, national accounts, Apps Transport Group
  • Nicole Methven, director of sales, Canadian Pacific Intermodal

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