Board of Directors

The Association’s Board of Directors has overall responsibility for the management of the affairs of the Association.  It has full power to make such policies and procedures deemed necessary for the good government and well-being of the Association. The Board of Directors comprises representation from all facets of the coal value chain, including mining companies, transporters (rail, terminal, port), suppliers and consumers. Directors are nominated from within their membership category and elected as Directors by members at the Annual General Meeting.

The following individuals currently sit on the Board of Directors of the CAC for 2016 – 2017:

Chairperson: John Schadan, President & Chief Operating Officer, Westmoreland Coal Company

Vice-Chairperson:  Max Wang, President & Chief Executive Officer, Grande Cache Coal Corporation

Directors:
Mark Bartkoski, President, Conuma Coal Resources Ltd.
Jason Diniz, Regional Manager, Reliability Engineering and Quality Assurance, SMS Equipment
Glenn Dudar, Vice President & General Manager, Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership
Steve Feick, President, Mancal Coal Inc.
Doug A. MacDonald, Vice President Bulk, Canadian National Railway
John Pollesel, Senior Vice President Mining, Finning (Canada)
Paul Vining, Chief Executive Officer, Cutlass Collieries, LLC

Secretary: Robin Campbell, President, Coal Association of Canada

Executive Committee:
Chairperson: John Schadan, President & Chief Operating Officer, Westmoreland Coal Company
Vice-Chairperson: Max Wang, President & Chief Executive Officer, Grande Cache Coal Corporation
Doug A. MacDonald, Vice President Bulk, Canadian National Railway
Glenn Dudar, Vice President & General Manager, Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership.