Westario Power elects Saugeen Shores Mayor as new Board Chair at Annual Shareholder Meeting

Westario Power Inc., is pleased to announce the election of a new Board Chair and Vice Chair at its recently concluded Annual Shareholder Meeting.

(L) Saugeen Shores Mayor Luke Charbonneau and Chris Peabody, Mayor of Brockton

Luke Charbonneau, Mayor of Saugeen Shores, has been elected as the new Board Chair of Westario Power. Chair Charbonneau brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of leadership to the role. His strategic vision and deep understanding of the evolving energy landscape make him the ideal candidate to guide Westario Power in its continued growth and success.

Additionally, the company is proud to announce the election of Chris Peabody as the new Vice Chair of the Board. Mr. Peabody has been an instrumental part of Westario Power’s strategy, having served on the board for several years.

Together, Charbonneau and Peabody will work closely with the Westario Power Board of Directors and executive leadership team to drive the company’s strategic initiatives and uphold its commitment to providing reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy solutions to the community.

“Local electricity distribution companies like Westario Power are poised to play a major role in the decarbonization of our society. By positioning ourselves to facilitate the electrification of our customers’ homes and businesses, we will grow our business, build profits for our shareholders, and become regional leaders in the fight against climate change.” said Chair Charbonneau during his welcoming address.

Peabody commended Chair Charbonneau adding, “I am pleased with the appointment of Mayor Charbonneau as Chair of Westario. His vision for the corporation is an excellent one. As Vice Chair I look forward to serving our customers and our employees.”

The election of Luke Charbonneau and Chris Peabody represents an important milestone for Westario Power, highlighting the company’s commitment to strong governance and its ability to attract exceptional talent to its leadership positions.

Westario Power Inc. is focused on providing superior value to its customers. It is the responsibility of Westario Power to ensure the safe, reliable delivery of electricity to the 24,000+ customers it serves and maintain the substations and 746km of distribution lines at a high rate of efficiency. Westario Power supplies electricity to the communities of Clifford, Elmwood, Hanover, Harriston, Kincardine, Lucknow, Mildmay, Neustadt, Palmerston, Port Elgin, Ripley, Southampton, Teeswater, Walkerton, and Wingham.