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OPA Stakeholder Advisory Committee

The OPA Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) provides policy level advice to the IESO Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Team on matters relating to the design, delivery, funding and evaluation of conservation programs, the planning of the power system, the competitive procurement of generation resources and the ongoing management of these contracts.

Meeting Schedule and Materials

OPA SAC meetings are open to the public and are also accessible via teleconference. Meeting agendas, materials and location will be posted at least two weeks prior the meetings.

Please refer to the Open Meeting Policy for information about participating in these meetings.

Materials, Presentations, Submissions, Feedback
​April 10, 2015

Feeback due

Draft Terms of Reference for SAC for merged IESO

​March 5, 2015
Agenda (Revised)

Communication - Meeting Notice

Item 3: IESO Management Update

Item 4: Draft IESO Business Plan for 2015

Item 5: MDM/R Data Access

Item 6: Stakeholder Priorities for the OPA (see minutes)

​February 3, 2015Summary of Joint SAC meeting to discuss stakeholder engagement and SAC process for merged IESO

For 2014 OPA SAC meetings, see Meeting Archive.

OPA SAC Membership

Brian BentzSAC Chair, CEO PowerStream
Steve BakerPresident, Union Gas Limited
John Beaucage Principal, Counsel Public Affairs
Bryce ConradPresident and CEO, Hydro Ottawa
Laura CookeVice-President, Corporate Relations, Hydro One Networks Inc.
Jared Donald​President, Conergy Canada
Julie GirvanIndependent, Consultant/Consumer Advocate
Valerie HelbronnerPartner, Torys LLP
Tim GrayExecutive Director, Environment Defence
Geoff LuptonDirector, Energy, Fleet and Traffic, City of Hamilton
Brenda Marshall Vice-President, Marketing, TransAlta
Rob Mace President and CEO, Thunder Bay Hydro Electricity Distribution Inc.
Ian Rowlands Professor, Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo
James ScongackVice-President, Corporate Affairs, Bruce Power
David TimmVice-President, Sussex Strategy Group
Adam White President, AMPCO
Terry YoungVice-President, Conservation and Corporate Relations, IESO

Contact Us

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Attn: Stakeholder Relations
Suite 1600
120 Adelaide Street, West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1T1

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