Board of Directors

The Wind Energy Institute of Canada is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Board members are elected for a term of not more than two years and may be elected by membership for an indefinite number of terms. They represent various regions around Canada and internationally, in order to ensure that WEICan strategy development benefits from a powerful combination of national oversight and international expertise.

Richard Hassard, Chair & President, Governance Officer
David Anderson, Secretary/Treasurer
Fred O’Brien, Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Maritime Electric Company
Paul Ivanoff, Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
William Andrew, Managing Director, Lone Rider Resources
Dr. Amy Hsiao, Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering University of Prince Edward Island
Dr. David Wood, NSERC/ENMAX Industrial Research Chair in Renewable Energy University of Calgary
Phil McKay, Operations and Maintenance Program Director CanWEA


Pat Dorsey, Vice-President, ACOA PEI and Tourism
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency


Human Resources: Fred O'Brien (Chair), David Anderson

Enterprise Risk Management: Paul Ivanoff (Chair), David Anderson, Phil McKay
Audit: William Andrew, Fred O'Brien, Richard Hassard 
Research: Robert Brandon (Chair), Dr. Amy Hsiao, Dr, David Wood

The Wind Energy Institute of Canada advances the development of wind energy across Canada through research, testing, innovation and collaboration.