About Us

Executive Committee

2019-2020 Executive Committee Members

President:               Rick Kester, CAO, City of Belleville

1st Vice-President:   Rick Harms, Project Engineer, City of Thunder Bay

2nd Vice-President:  Dave Burton, Reeve, Municipality of Highlands East

3rd Vice-President:   Paul Schoppmann, Mayor, Municipality of St.-Charles

Immediate Past President: Chris Traini, County Engineer, County of Middlesex


The Executive Committee shall review governance, financial and personnel issues and report on same to the Board of Directors.


  • President
  • First, Second and Third Vice-Presidents
  • Immediate Past President 

Committee Chair

The OGRA President is the Committee Chair.

Staff Resources

The Executive Director shall assign staff as required. Contact regarding agenda preparation shall be the Executive Director.

Meeting Schedule

The committee shall normally meet in conjunction with the meetings of the Board of Directors.