Doug Otto, C.E.T. is the Vice President of Technical Services at TBT Engineering Limited in Thunder Bay, Ontario. TBT Engineering Limited is the largest independently owned Engineering firm in Northwestern Ontario. Doug is responsible for providing technical and project management services for many of TBT Engineering’s divisions. Doug is also Manager of Drilling Services at TBT Engineering and has over 20 years of experience in the Geotechnical and Construction Materials sector. Mr. Otto became Vice-President of CCIL at its AGM on April 26, 2021.
Ms. Kelly Whitney is the provincial technical lead for WSP in Canada’s CCIL certified materials testing laboratories as well as Director of the GTA East operations for WSP’s Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering Division. Kelly has been managing laboratory operations of a variety of disciplines including the aggregate, mining and health care industries for over 20 years
Mark Charbonneau has worked more than 30 years as an analytical chemist. He is the President and founder of Testmark Laboratories Ltd. and the company has been serving clients in multiple locations for more than 20 years. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo and has worked on several international projects in Ukraine and Kazakhstan. He still enjoys developing rugged testing protocols and data reduction programs while encouraging young analytical chemists.
Gordon H. Leaman, P.Eng., is a Senior Materials Engineer and Principal with Stantec Consulting Ltd., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Gordon has managed one of the largest private concrete testing and research laboratories in Eastern Canada and provides consulting services to a wide variety of clients in various sectors including other offices of Stantec in Canada and the United States. He has been involved in numerous laboratory and field investigations on alkali aggregate reactivity, concrete durability, and high performance concrete including Confederation Bridge, Hibernia GBS, and Hebron GBS. For over 15 years Gordon volunteered as the chair of the Plant Certification and Technical Committee for the Atlantic Concrete Association. He is past president and board member of ACI International Atlantic Chapter as well as the Design and Construction Institute of Nova Scotia. Gordon is co-vice chair of the technical committee for CSA Standards A23.1 and A23.2, and chair for CSA A283, Qualification code for concrete testing laboratories, whose publication is sponsored by CCIL. He also represents the consulting community on Nova Scotia Department of Public Works’ technical committee on concrete. Gordon joined the CCIL board in 2012; becoming President in 2015.
Gilbert G. McIntee, P. Eng. is the President of St. Lawrence Testing and Inspection Co. Ltd. He is the chairman of many Laboratory Certification Committees throughout Canada and has received three Recognition Awards for leadership and dedication to service to the Independent Testing Industry. Mr. McIntee is a member of the Geotechnical and Construction Materials Division, a director of CCIL and a member of the CCIL Management Committee.
Joyce Chow, has over 20 years of experience in the Laboratory Testing Industry and is currently the Production Manager for ALS Environmental for Canada. Joyce has a BSc. and is Green Belt LEAN certified from University of British Columbia and a certificate in Business Analysis from Simon Fraser University. She is based out of Vancouver, BC and has held positions encompassing operations management, business development, startups and production in both Canada and South America in the Global Testing and Inspection Industry. Apart from her focus on laboratory production, she also leads numerous ESG initiatives including laboratory waste reduction, Indigenous Engagement Training & Reconciliation program, charity corporate giving, and educational support at ALS. She has a passion for Not-for-Profit boards and held previous board roles in the Environmental Management Associations and in Community Based organizations.
As VP & COO of Bureau Veritas’s Environmental and Food Safety operating divisions, Shawn is responsible for operational leadership of Bureau Veritas Laboratories in North America including Environmental, Specialty Services, Industrial Hygiene and Food Safety.
Shawn started his career developing specialized analytical methods for Alcan International and has focused on both the testing and renewable energy sectors during his career. With over 30 years of progressive experience, Shawn has held varying positions managing operations, customer service and sales organizations including overall company corporate oversight.
Leveraging an ability to align operations with customer expectations, Shawn and the operational leaders within the Bureau Veritas business units utilize best available technology, method harmonization and digitization to deliver high quality solutions in a timely manner to a variety of projects in North America.
Al Nathoo, P. Eng., is a materials engineering consultant with over 40 years of
professional experience specializing in the evaluation of asphaltic concrete, Portland
cement concrete and other construction materials.
Al has been an active participant in CCIL and previously the Canadian Testing
Association (CTA). He has served on the CCIL Board of CCIL for over 20 years,
including two years as President. He also served as CCIL’s Executive Director from
2017 to 2019.
Al was also Vice President and Secretary Treasurer of CCIL, Chair of the CCIL /
Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) Liaison Committee, and Chair of the CTA
Asphalt Certification Program Administration Committee.