The Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) has named Gord White as its new CEO, effective December 12, 2016. White previously served as the CEO of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO) and held leadership roles at the Ontario Retirement Communities Association, the Association of Local Public Health Agencies and the Ontario March of Dimes.
“Gord brings more than 30 years of insight and experience to the OWMA, both in association management and membership development. His extensive background working with government and regulatory agencies, as well as his excellent media relations and board governance skills, will help to build a stronger association and further elevate the OWMA as the voice of the province’s waste management and resource recovery sectors,” said Vice Chair of the Ontario Waste Management Association’s Board of Directors and President of Progressive Waste Solutions Canada Inc. Dan Pio.
White is currently working toward completing the Directors Education Program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, and he possesses a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and business administration.