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July 30, 2021

Wind Energy Institute of Canada Thanks Retiring Director and Welcomes New Director at AGM


The Wind Energy Institute of Canada held its Annual General Meeting in Mill River, PEI on July 28, 2021. The Institute would like to take this opportunity to thank retiring Director Fred O'Brien for his  10 years of service on the WEICan Board of Directors. The Institute would like to welcome new Director Enrique Riveroll to the Board, joining existing Directors Richard Hassard, David Anderson, Paul Ivanoff, William Andrew, Robert Brandon, Amy Hsiao, David Wood, Phil McKay, and Pat Dorsey (Observer):


Visit weican.ca/board-of-directors to review Director Bios.
Institute contact for additional information: Marianne Rodgers
Office 1-902-882-2746
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The Wind Energy Institute of Canada advances the development of wind energy across Canada through research, testing, innovation and collaboration.