AmCham Canada Announces New National Board

Friday, October 2, 2015

Photo: AmCham National Board and Chapter Members Meet with U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman

October 2, 2015, Ottawa -- AmCham Canada is pleased to announce the election of its new National Board which took place at the 2015 Annual General Meeting in Ottawa on October 2nd.   The new National Board comprises representation from a broad range of industry sectors from every region of Canada.  

"On behalf of AmCham Canada I would like to officially welcome and congratulate the new Board members.  I look forward working with this dynamic group in advancing an ambitious agenda focused on expanding U.S. - Canada cross-border business" said Rick Tachuk, AmCham Canada's National Chairman.  

AmCham Canada National Board 


Rick Tachuk, National Chair
Chair, National Capital Chapter
Chief Executive Officer, Electric Strategies, Ottawa, ON

Clark Grue, National Vice-Chair 
President & CEO, Rainmaker Global Business Development, Calgary, AB

David Gough, National Secretary
Chair, Atlantic Chapter 
President, Export Nova Scotia Inc. Halifax, NS 

Maria Rajanayagam, National Treasurer
Chair, Pacific Chapter
Account Manager, Commercial Financial Services, Royal Bank of Canada, Vancouver, BC

Board Members 

Bryant Andrus 
Vice-Chair, Western Chapter
Vice-President, Canadian Operations - KeatsConnelly

Richard Ball
Director, Peel-Halton-Niagara Chapter
Director of Industry Development, Strategic Business Development, Empire State Development

Robert Bathgate
Chapter Chair, Toronto-GTA Chapter
Director, Canada - JobsOhio

Lou Caporusso
Director, Peel-Halton-Niagara Chapter
Executive Director - Toronto, CIDEP

Ayse Rahsan Cebe
Vice-Chair, Membership & Public Relations, Toronto-GTA Chapter
Manager, P&D Global Consultants 

Irene d’Entremont
Vice-Chair, Atlantic Chapter
President, ITG Information Management Inc. 

Philip Davidovits
Chapter Chair, Peel-Halton-Niagara Chapter
Managing Director, Sayumo Inc 

John Dunn
Co-Chair, Quebec Chapter
President, Dunn Consulting Services (DCS)

Carmina Jimenez
Vice-Chair, Events, Toronto-GTA Chapter
Owner, Gathersome Events 

William Kitay
Secretary, Toronto-GTA Chapter
Lawyer, Pallett Valo LLP 

Julie Lessard
Co-Chair, Quebec Chapter 
Lawyer, BCF 

Rick Manty
Member, Western Chapter (Saskatchewan Sub-Chapter Chair) 
President, Mantey Enterprise Group, Inc.

Tom Mudry
Chapter Chair, Western Chapter 
Partner, McCaffery Mudry Pritchard LLP

Eric Nauss
Secretary, Western Chapter 
WorldWide Account Manager, FedEx Express Canada Ltd., Calgary, AB

Jim Rowling
Treasurer, Western Chapter
Partner, KPMG Canada

Daniel Ujczo
Officer, Toronto-GTA Chapter 
Of Counsel, Dickinson Wright LLP

Jim Yager 
Director, International Tax Committee, Peel-Halton-Niagara Chapter