WaterTAP appoints new chair of board of directors
The Water Technology Acceleration Project announced that it has appointed Kenneth A. Morrison, P.Eng., as chair of the company's board of directors.
TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, Feb. 9, 2015 -- Today, the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) announced that it has appointed Kenneth A. Morrison, P.Eng., as chair of the company's board of directors. Morrison joined the WaterTAP board of directors in September 2014 and announced his plans for retirement from R.V. Anderson Associates Limited in February 2015, which he has led as president since 1989.
Morrison brings more than 40 years of experience in the provision of professional services and advice for infrastructure and environment projects related to water, wastewater, transportation, urban development, and telecommunications. His recent experience focused on issues pertaining to competitiveness and accountability, including use of private-sector resources for delivery of traditional public services.
"WaterTAP's work is creating value for Ontario and making a major impact on the province's water technology sector," said Mr. Morrison. "There is great opportunity to do more for the industry, and I am committed to dedicating my time to working closely with the board and WaterTAP's professional team as we strengthen companies and promote Ontario as a global water technology hub."
Morrison is a professional engineer, designated consulting engineer in Ontario and fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and the Engineering Institute of Canada. He also brings more than two decades of volunteer experience to WaterTAP, having served as a member and chair of the North York General Hospital Board of Governors and as founding chairman for Ontario's Central Local Health Integration Network.
The Water Technology Acceleration Project was established in 2010 by the Government of Ontario. It brings private sector experience and guidance to helping water industry entrepreneurs gain access to the resources they need to successfully commercialize their products and services and grow their businesses. WaterTAP’s brand promise is: Water technology thrives here. For more information, visit www.WaterTAPontario.com.