OTTAWA, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Propane Association (CPA) announces its Board of Directors has appointed Nathalie St-Pierre as the organization's next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 17, 2017. St-Pierre joins the CPA after serving as Vice-President Sustainability and Executive Director for Québec for the Retail Council of Canada since 2011.
"On behalf of the CPA Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that we have found the best individual to assume leadership of our association," said Guy Marchand, Board Chair. "Nathalie brings over twenty years of experience and a proven track record of strong leadership and organizational development. Her knowledge of the energy sector and extensive experience in government relations and communications make Nathalie uniquely qualified to lead the CPA successfully into the future."
"I am very honoured and enthusiastic for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization, its dedicated members and team of professionals. I am grateful to the Board for entrusting me with the CPA's important mission and the role it plays in Canada," said St-Pierre.
St-Pierre, a lawyer, is also a member of the School of Community and Public Affairs from Concordia University.
"Nathalie will be key in ensuring the propane industry's needs and goals continue to be reached as we move forward to expand the CPA's strategic role, increase its profile at all levels of government, and further promote the vital role the propane industry plays in Canada's energy sector," said Marchand.
The Board thanks all staff and Andrea Labelle, current Executive Director, who has allowed the association to grow in the last four years. Labelle will be assisting during the transition.
About the Canadian Propane Association
With over 400 members, the Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is the national association for a growing, multibillion dollar industry that impacts the livelihood of tens of thousands of Canadians. The CPA develops and produces industry training materials, offers an emergency response assistance plan to its members and provides advocacy services for the propane industry.
SOURCE Canadian Propane Association
For further information: Guy Marchand, Chair, CPA Board of Directors, e. firstname.lastname@example.org, p. 450-370-6594