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FortisBC regrets to announce the passing of Board Chair Ida Goodreau
Dec 11, 2019
SURREY, B.C. - It is with sadness that FortisBC shares the news that Ida Goodreau, the Chair of the FortisBC Energy Inc. and FortisBC Inc. Board, has passed away after a brief illness. Our Board, executive and employees extend our deepest sympathies to her family and loved ones.
Ida was a pioneer among female leaders and a mentor and friend to many in the Fortis family. She served on the FortisBC Energy Inc. and predecessor Board of Directors for 15 years and the FortisBC Inc. Board for 9 years, including the last two years as the Chair of both Boards.
Ida saw an opportunity in every challenge and believed that through the ingenuity, perseverance, determination and humanity of our people that we’d be well positioned for continued success. She encouraged us to anchor our strategic priorities of safety and customer service with a focus on sustainability.
We are honored to have had Ida’s wisdom and guidance to lead our Board. While she can never truly be replaced, resulting changes to our Board of Directors will be announced in the near future.
Statement from Fortis Inc. on the passing of Ida Goodreau, FortisBC Inc. Board Chair is available on the Fortis Inc. website at www.fortisinc.com
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