CRA Ontario elections
By CRA OntarioCanadian Rental Association
April 25, 2011 - The Canadian Rental Association (CRA) Ontario is pleased to announce the election of four members to the board of directors at their biannual election meeting on April 20, 2011. The meeting was held at Split-Fire Sales in Norwich, Ont., with 43 members in attendance.
April 25, 2011 – The Canadian Rental Association (CRA) Ontario is
pleased to announce the election of four members to the board of
directors at their biannual election meeting on April 20, 2011. The
meeting was held at Split-Fire Sales in Norwich, Ont., with 43 members
| Penny O'Sullivan was acclaimed as secretary. The meeting was James Morden's last as president.
Newly elected to the board of directors were members Paul Potvin of
Location Equipment Supply, elected as second vice president, and Dennis
Heathcote of D & K Imports, elected as Associate Member Director.
Potvin and Heathcote were joined by Penny O’Sullivan of ABCO Equipment
& Supplies, and Neil DeJong of Industrial Tools and Equipment
Rentals, who were re-elected to the alternate roles of Secretary and
Treasurer respectively. These members will join James Morden of
Rentshop, succeeding DeJong as Chairperson; Mike Maltby of Ingersoll
Rent-All, succeeding Morden as President; Dale Brinklow of Minden Hills
Rent-All, succeeding Maltby as 1st Vice President; Ken Mallot of Kensal
Rental Service, Director-at-large; and Jeff Campbell of St Thomas
Rent-All, Ontario Director liaison to the CRA National Board of
| Owner and host Bert Vanderweerd and son Paul demonstrated the Split-Fire log splitters' impressive two-way cutting capability.
Outgoing directors are James Urquhart, formerly of
Huron Tractor, Associate Member Director; Peter Webster of
McLean-Sherwood Party Rental & Supplies, Director-at-large; and
Shirley McCormick, Secretary.
| Vanderweerd gave some safety tips on log splitting. Remember, hands on the bark side.
Mike Maltby, incoming President,
stated, “These members were elected to serve on the Board of Directors
by their fellow members of the association. The volunteer members
elected to our board dedicate hours of their personal time for both
board and committee meetings, in order to serve the members of CRA
Ontario. I look forward to engaging the 2011 – 2013 Board of Directors
as we work toward the betterment of the Ontario rental market, establish
new benefits of membership in the association, and better communicate
the existing benefits to our members.”
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