FortisBC board of directors


Tracey C. Ball
Ms. Ball (FCPA, FCA, ICD.D) is the chair of the governance and sustainability committee of the board of directors of FortisBC Energy Inc. and FortisBC Inc. She is a corporate director and the former executive vice president and CFO of Canadian Western Bank. She currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Fortis Inc. and as a member of its audit committee and its governance and sustainability committee. She previously served as both board chair and audit committee chair of FortisAlberta. She serves on the advisory committee of Novacap’s Private Equity Financial Services Fund and has additionally served on several private and public sector boards including Canadian Direct Insurance, Canadian Western Trust Company, the audit committee of the Province of Alberta, the CA School of Business and Financial Executives Institute Canada.


Peter Blake
Mr. Blake (FCPA, FCA) is the chair of the board of directors of FortisBC Energy Inc. and FortisBC Inc. He is an accomplished business leader who enjoyed a successful career with Ritchie Bros Auctioneers as both its chief financial officer and chief executive officer and board member during his 23 years at the company, and with WesternOne Inc. as its chief executive officer for four years until its sale in 2018. He currently sits on the board and chairs the environmental, social and governance committee of Toromont Industries Ltd. and has been a member of the board of FortisBC Inc. since 2017, chairing its audit committee from 2019 to 2023. His earlier career was spent primarily with KPMG as a chartered accountant and in 2013 was awarded a fellowship as a FCPA, FCA. In 2012, he received the BCIT Distinguished Alumni Award. He also currently serves as chair of the board of West Point Grey Academy and on the board of Adam’s Apples Foundation. Additionally, he serves as a cabinet member for the BCIT Inspire Capital Campaign and as a governor of the BC Business Laureates Hall of Fame. His past philanthropic involvement includes board positions at BCIT Foundation, Junior Achievement of BC and BC Women’s Hospital Foundation.

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Dr. Michelle Corfield
Dr. Michelle Corfield is a corporate director and the CEO of Corfield & Associates, a provider of consulting and project management services to First Nations and organizations working with First Nations. She is the past chair of the Nanaimo Port Authority board of directors, and has previously served on the Ucluelet First Nation Settlement Trust, and Nuu-chah-nulth economic development board, and as a board member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. Prior to this, she was the Chair of the Legislature of the Ucluelet First Nation and has held numerous executive, committee and council roles throughout B.C.


Roger A. Dall’Antonia
Mr. Dall’Antonia is president and chief executive officer for FortisBC Inc. and FortisBC Energy Inc., overseeing electricity and gas business operations. With more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry, he has been trusted in numerous leadership roles throughout the organization, including executive oversight of customer service and technology, regulatory affairs, strategic planning and corporate development, finance and treasury. Mr. Dall’Antonia serves on the board of directors of the Canadian Gas Association, Electricity Canada and Western Energy Institute, as well as the board of governors for the BC Business Council. He is also a board member for the FortisBC group of companies and UNS Energy Corporation and has previously served on the board of the Down Syndrome Research Foundation and Resource Centre. Mr. Dall’Antonia holds a BBA from Simon Fraser University and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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David G. Hutchens
Mr. Hutchens is the president and chief executive officer of Fortis Inc. His career in the energy sector spans more than 25 years, having held a variety of positions at Fortis electricity and gas utilities in Arizona as well as with Fortis Inc. Mr. Hutchens was most recently chief operating officer of Fortis as well as chief executive officer of UNS Energy Corporation in Arizona. Prior to that, he was executive vice president of Western Utility Operations of Fortis while also maintaining his responsibilities as president and CEO of UNS Energy Corporation. Mr. Hutchens earned a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arizona and is a former nuclear submarine officer in the U.S. Navy. In addition to the Fortis Inc. and FortisBC boards, he also serves on the boards of ITC Holdings and FortisAlberta, both Fortis utilities. He is a member of the Edison Electric Institute's board of directors and several other charitable and civic organizations.


Tracy Medve
Ms. Medve is president and CEO of KF Aerospace Group of Companies in Kelowna, B.C., with an executive career in the Canadian aviation industry dating back to 1985. She was previously the chair of the Air Transport Association of Canada and is currently a member of the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada. She has a Bachelor of Arts and a law degree from the University of Saskatchewan and an Aviation MBA from Concordia University, and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honour society for collegiate schools of business.

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Douglas G. Pearce
Mr. Pearce (ICD-D) is the chair of the audit committee of the board of directors of FortisBC Energy Inc. and FortisBC Inc. He is a corporate director and former CEO/CIO of the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation, a global pension fund investor. Mr. Pearce has been chair of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (CCGG), the Pacific Pension Institute (PPI) and the Pension Investment Association of Canada (PIAC). He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C., and is a Guardian of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund.


Jim Reid James R. Reid
Mr. Reid is the executive vice president, sustainability and chief legal officer for Fortis Inc., overseeing legal, governance, sustainability, human resources, communications and government relations. Prior to joining Fortis in 2018, Mr. Reid was a partner with Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in Toronto where he practiced for 20 years. He taught corporate finance and M&A at Osgoode Hall Law School for 10 years and was an original member of the Dean’s advisory committee for the Centre for Business Law at UBC. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC, and Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from McGill University. Mr. Reid is a member of the global advisory board for the Association of Corporate Counsel. He serves on the boards of directors of Central Hudson, a Fortis utility, and Wataynikaneyap Power PM, a Fortis subsidiary.


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Janine Sullivan
Ms. Sullivan (CPA, CA) is a corporate director and the president and chief executive officer of FortisAlberta Inc. Prior to this, she held the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer of FortisAlberta and held continuously progressively executive and director positions with FortisAlberta and at Fortis utility Newfoundland Power. Ms. Sullivan serves on the board of directors of Electricity Canada and Western Energy Institute. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Memorial University and is a member of the Institutes of Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador.


Susan L. Yurkovich
Ms. Yurkovich is senior vice president of Global Business Development at Canfor Corporation. She has worked in the natural resources sector for more than 25 years, including executive roles in both forestry and energy. She is a director of Centerra Gold, a director of Vancouver College and is a member of the faculty advisory board at UBC’s Sauder School of Business. She is a past governor of UBC and a past director of VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, Pharmasave Drugs (National), Vancouver Coastal Health Authority and the Vancouver Board of Trade. Ms. Yurkovich holds a BA and an MBA from the University of British Columbia, a diploma in international business from Erasmus University, Netherlands and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.