Board of Directors

Ambassador Gordon D. Giffin

Ambassador Gordon D. Giffin

Chair
Mr. Giffin is Senior Partner of the law firm Dentons LLP, where he maintains offices in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta.

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John P. Dielwart

John P. Dielwart

Corporate Director
Mr. Dielwart held the position of Chief Executive Officer of ARC Resources Ltd. until January 1, 2013. As a founding member of the Company in 1996, Mr. Dielwart oversaw its growth and success from a start-up to a publicly traded company with a market capitalization of approximately $10 billion.

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Timothy W. Faithfull

Timothy W. Faithfull

Corporate Director
Mr. Faithfull is a 36 year veteran of Royal Dutch/Shell plc (energy), where he held diverse international roles principally in oil products and LNG project development. As President and CEO of Shell Canada Limited, he was responsible for bringing the $6 billion Athabasca Oil Sands Project on line in 2003, the first fully integrated oil sands venture in 25 years.

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Dawn L. Farrell

Dawn L. Farrell

President and Chief Executive Officer of TransAlta Corporation
Dawn Farrell was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of TransAlta Corporation in January 2012. Dawn has 30 years of experience in the electric energy industry, having held a number of senior management positions at TransAlta and BC Hydro. Her business experience spans a variety of areas in finance, business development, strategic planning, commercial operations, energy marketing and sustainable development.

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Alan J. Fohrer

Alan J. Fohrer

Corporate Director
Mr. Fohrer was Chairman and CEO of Southern California Edison Company (“SCE”), a subsidiary of Edison International (“Edison”) and one of the largest electric utilities in the United States. He was elected CEO in 2002 and Chairman in 2007.

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Tom Jenkins

Tom Jenkins

Corporate Director
Mr. Jenkins is Chairman of Open Text Corporation and has served as a member of its board since 1994. Mr. Jenkins also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Open Text from 1994 to 2005 and as Executive Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer from 2005 to 2013. Prior to that, he served in several managerial and technical capacities at various technology companies.

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Yakout Mansour

Yakout Mansour

Corporate Director
Mr. Mansour has over 40 years of experience as both a professional engineer and executive in the electric utility business in Canada, the United States, and abroad. He retired as President and CEO of the California Independent System Operator Corporation (“CAISO”) in 2011, a position he had held since 2005.

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Georgia R. Nelson

Georgia R. Nelson

Corporate Director
Ms. Nelson is President and CEO of PTI Resources, LLC, an independent consulting firm established in 2005. Ms. Nelson has had a 35-year career in the power generation industry, serving in various senior executive capacities for Edison International and its subsidiaries between 1971 and 2005. She was President of Midwest Generation Edison Mission Energy from 1999 to her retirement in 2005 and General Manager of EME Americas from 2002 to 2005.

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Bev F. Park

Bev F. Park

Corporate Director
Ms. Park is a chartered accountant. Her experience in leadership includes roles as a COO, interim CEO, and CFO in the largest private forest land owner in Western Canada. Ms. Park has also held senior leadership roles in publically traded, private and Crown corporations in a range of industries including forest products, shipping, mining, transportation, real estate and electricity transmission.

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