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Board of Directors


Renfrew Hydro Inc. (RHI) has three corporate independent board members.  This conforms to the Affiliate Relationship Code, ARC, whereby at least one-third of its directors must remain independent from Affiliate Boards.  Open, frank and honest discussions are encouraged at all Board and Committee meetings.  Management provides the RHI Board with all the written responses to Board inquires, that are crucial to the successful realization of RHI's corporate goals and objectives. 



Bruce Rozycki - Board Chair, Director


Bruce Rozycki, has resided in the Renfrew area for 35 years. He studied Geodetic Sciences at Toronto Metropolitan University and gained extensive utility management and energy distribution experience during a 36 year career with Enbridge Gas. Bruce’s experience includes a number of positions in Operations, Construction and Engineering. He retired from Enbridge as Senior Manager Reliability Engineering and joined the RHI Board in 2016. His community engagement has included coaching minor hockey,  Boy Scout leader, Renfrew Rotary where he was President for two years, various committees with Community Living, a golf program for adults with intellectual disabilities and participation in the Meals on Wheels program.  

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Lance Jefferies - Director


Lance is a seasoned leader who brings a wealth of experience from his 37-year career in the utility industry.  Lance is certified by the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists as an Electrical Power Generation and Distribution Technician.  He is also a certified Journeyman Power Line Maintainer.  Lance holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa as well as a Masters Certificate in Energy Sector Leadership from York University.


Prior to joining Renfrew Hydro Inc.’s Board of Directors, Lance served as President and CEO of RHI. During his career, Lance held multiple progressively responsible positions with Hydro Ottawa, including his first role as a Power Line Maintainer, up to his final role as Chief Electricity Distribution Officer. Lance has served on Hydro Ottawa Limited’s, Electricity Human Resources Canada’s and Cornerstone Hydro Electric Concepts’ Board of Directors.

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 John Grant - Director

John S. Grant, B.A., LL.B, K.C., is an accomplished corporate and commercial law practitioner, with over 50 years of experience.  He adds to the Board his significant legal expertise, including in corporate governance matters.  John has the ability to objectively assess situations or circumstances in order to make prudent decisions and sound judgements.

Clint McWhirter - Director

Kyle Cybulski - Director

For a complete list of Board Meetings already held see: Board of Directors - Meeting Dates & Attendance



Steven Head - President

James Riopelle - Manager of Operations

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