FortisBC executive leadership
Our leadership team is committed to progressive energy solutions and putting our customers first in our ever-evolving energy environment.
Roger Dall’Antonia, President and CEO
Mr. Dall’Antonia is the President and Chief Executive Officer of FortisBC, British Columbia’s largest energy provider, serving over 1.2 million customers with safe, reliable and cost-effective electricity, natural gas and renewable energy. Since joining FortisBC in 2004, Mr. Dall’Antonia has held several leadership roles throughout the organization, including executive oversight of customer service and technology, regulatory affairs, strategic planning and corporate development, finance and treasury. With nearly 30 years of experience in the energy industry, Mr. Dall’Antonia serves on a number of board of directors, including FortisBC and its affiliate company, UNS Energy Corporation, and is the current Chair of both the Western Energy Institute and Electricity Canada, and a Vice-Chair of the Canadian Gas Association. Additionally, he’s on Business Council of British Columbia’s board of governors and the advisory board for the Simon Fraser University Beedie School of Business. Previously, Mr. Dall’Antonia has served on the board of the Down Syndrome Research Foundation and the Cliff Avenue United Soccer Club. Mr. Dall’Antonia holds a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Andrea Cadogan, Vice President, People
Ms. Cadogan has more than 25 years of experience in leading a broad range of human resources functions, across both private and public sectors. She joined FortisBC in 2009 in the role of director, employee services, and most recently held the position of director, human resources. She holds a bachelor of arts in economics from Simon Fraser University and a post-baccalaureate diploma in human resources management from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Michelle Carman, Vice President, Customer Service and External Communications
Ms. Carman began her career in the energy industry with Manitoba Hydro in 2003 and joined FortisBC in 2006. She has held several roles throughout her career in the areas of finance, regulatory affairs and customer service. Most recently, she held the role of director, customer service. She has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Michael Leclair, Vice President, Major Projects and LNG
Mr. Leclair has more than 19 years of experience with FortisBC and its predecessor companies, holding leadership roles including director, generation and compression, manager, generation, and manager, engineering. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Athabasca University and a professional engineering designation from the University of Victoria.
Ian Lorimer, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Lorimer brings 21 years of experience in regulated utility finance roles, including vice president, finance and chief financial officer for FortisAlberta and manager, treasury and corporate reporting and manager, financial reporting and treasury for FortisBC and FortisAlberta (and predecessor companies). Previously, he held finance roles including senior manager at Smythe Ratcliffe Chartered Accountants in Vancouver. Mr. Lorimer holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia, is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants of Alberta and British Columbia.
Joe Mazza, Vice President, Energy Supply and Resource Development
Mr. Mazza leads energy supply and resource development, which includes strategic and commercial oversight for gas, electricity, renewable energy, as well as resource planning and energy solutions for FortisBC customers. He also leads FortisBC’s energy conservation and energy efficiency portfolio, including all of FortisBC’s energy efficiency rebate, incentive and pilot programs. He brings 25 years of experience in the energy industry, including a background in energy supply, operations, engineering, business development, major projects, safety and environmental management, as well as stakeholder and Indigenous relations. Prior to this role, Mr. Mazza was SVP, operations and engineering at PNG and director, Global Infrastructure Advisory at KPMG. Previously, he spent more than 12 years with FortisBC in successive management roles. He started his career at Husky Energy in an engineering capacity. Mr. Mazza is a professional engineer, holding a B.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from Royal Roads University. He is also an active board member of the Northwest Gas Association and is a member of the United Way of British Columbia Cabinet.
Dawn Mehrer, Vice President, Corporate Services and Technology
Ms. Mehrer has more than 20 years of experience in customer service and project management for FortisBC, FortisAlberta and previously in the telecommunications industry. She previously held the position of director, customer service for FortisBC. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Victoria and project management diploma from the University of British Columbia.
Monic Pratch, Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Sustainability
Ms. Pratch joined the FortisBC legal department in 2010 and has held the positions of senior counsel, privacy officer, corporate secretary and most recently director of governance and corporate compliance. She holds a law degree and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alberta, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Development Studies from Dalhousie University, and is called to the bar in both British Columbia and Alberta.
Doyle Sam, Executive Vice President, Operations and Engineering
Mr. Sam has worked in the energy industry since 1989 and for FortisBC and its predecessors since 2003. He has operated in a variety of engineering, planning, operations and senior management roles in both electricity and gas utilities. Mr. Sam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta and a Masters of Business Administration from Queens University.
Doug Slater, Vice President, Indigenous Relations and Regulatory Affairs
Mr. Slater joined the FortisBC family in 2010 and has led various parts of the business, including labour and employee relations, disability management, pensions, FortisBC Alternative Energy Services Inc. and regulatory affairs. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Victoria, a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from UBC and is a Registered Professional Forester, a Chartered Professional Accountant as well as a Certified Human Resources Professional.