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Stakeholder Advisory Committee

The Stakeholder Advisory Committee provides appointed stakeholder representatives with the opportunity to present advice and recommendations on market development, conservation and planning decisions directly to the IESO's Board of Directors and Leadership Team. Members represent consumers, generators, distributors/transmitters, related businesses/services and Ontario communities. Stakeholders are encouraged to contact their SAC representative to provide input on issues that affect them.

James Scongack

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James Scongack is the Chief Development Officer and EVP Operational Services at Bruce Power.

In this role, James is responsible for operational services at Bruce Power – the World’s largest operating nuclear facility and Canada’s largest private-sector clean energy infrastructure project. This includes site operational services, emergency protective services, external relations, nuclear regulatory affairs, environment and sustainability, asset dispatch and information technology.

As Chief Development Officer, James leads the company’s medical isotope business, net zero initiatives, power trading, business development and indigenous/community economic partnerships.

He is committed to Canada’s leading global role in the fight against cancer serving as Chair of the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council and the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) and as a Board Member on the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. He also serves on the Board of LifeLabs, Canada’s largest provider of medical laboratory services.

James has an Executive MBA from London’s Ivey Business School and a Chartered Director through McMaster’s DeGroote Business School. James also holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Guelph College of Management and Economics in Leadership and a BA (Hons) and has completed Master’s-level Project Management certification through York University’s Schulich Business School. He is a graduate of the US-based Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Senior Plant Manager Program and the Bruce Power Nuclear Operations Executive Fundamentals Program.

He has been awarded the Provincial Diamond Leadership Award by Easter Seals for his work supporting the organization and kids with physical disabilities and is a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.

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