Corporate Governance

The Board and the management of Fortis acknowledge the critical importance of good corporate governance practices in the proper conduct of the affairs of the Corporation. The Corporation’s governance framework is routinely reviewed and examined against evolving best practices to ensure that the Board continues to effectively oversee the management and business affairs of the Corporation.

 

Board Bios

  • EXECUTIVE
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Barry V. Perry

President and Chief Executive Officer

Karl W. Smith

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Nora M. Duke

Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Human Resource Officer

Earl A. Ludlow

Executive Vice President, Eastern Canadian and Caribbean Operations

James P. Laurito

Executive Vice President, Business Development

David C. Bennett

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Janet A. Craig

Vice President, Investor Relations

Karen J. Gosse

Vice President, Planning and Forecasting

Regan O’Dea

Vice President, General Counsel

James D. Roberts

Vice President, Controller

James D. Spinney

Vice President, Treasurer

Douglas J. Haughey

Corporate Director
Calgary, Alberta

Barry V. Perry

President and CEO, Fortis Inc.
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Tracey C. Ball

Chair of the Audit Committee
Edmonton, Alberta

Pierre J. Blouin

Corporate Director
Ile Bizard, Quebec

Lawrence T. Borgard

Corporate Director
Naples, Florida

Maura J. Clark

Corporate Director
New York, New York

Margarita K. Dilley

Corporate Director
Washington, D.C.

Ida J. Goodreau

Corporate Director
Vancouver, British Columbia

R. Harry McWatters

President, Vintage Consulting Group Inc.
Summerland, British Columbia

Ronald D. Munkley

Corporate Director
Mississauga, Ontario

Joseph L. Welch

Corporate Director
Long Beach Key, Florida

Jo Mark Zurel

President, Stonebridge Capital Inc.
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

EXECUTIVE

  • Barry V. Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Karl W. Smith, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Nora M. Duke, Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Earl A. Ludlow, Executive Vice President, Eastern Canadian and Caribbean Operations
  • James P. Laurito, Executive Vice President, Business Development
  • David C. Bennett, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
  • Janet A. Craig, Vice President, Investor Relations
  • Karen J. Gosse, Vice President, Planning and Forecasting
  • Regan O’Dea, Vice President, General Counsel
  • James D. Roberts, Vice President, Controller
  • James D. Spinney, Vice President, Treasurer

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Douglas J. Haughey, Corporate Director
  • Barry V. Perry, President and CEO, Fortis Inc.
  • Tracey C. Ball, Chair of the Audit Committee
  • Pierre J. Blouin, Corporate Director
  • Lawrence T. Borgard, Corporate Director
  • Maura J. Clark, Corporate Director
  • Margarita K. Dilley, Corporate Director
  • Ida J. Goodreau, Corporate Director
  • R. Harry McWatters, President, Vintage Consulting Group Inc.
  • Ronald D. Munkley, Corporate Director
  • Joseph L. Welch, Corporate Director
  • Jo Mark Zurel, President, Stonebridge Capital Inc.

Mandates

The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring effective leadership of the Corporation and providing oversight in key areas with specific mandates.
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Audit Committee Mandate

Audit Committee Mandate

Human Resources Committee Mandate

Human Resources Committee

Governance and Nominating Committee Mandate

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Responsibilities of the Board of Directors

The stewardship of the Corporation is primarily the responsibility of the Board and three standing Committees of the Board, which work closely with the President and Chief Executive Officer.
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Code of Business Conduct & Ethics

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Director Governance Guidelines

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Policy on Reporting Allegations of Suspected Improper Conduct and Wrongdoing (Whistleblower Policy)

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