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 Ontario Road Builders’ Association
The Road House
365 Brunel Road, Unit #1
Mississauga, Ontario L4Z 1Z5
Telephone: 905-507-1107
Fax: 905-890-8122
Email: info@orba.org
Website: www.orba.org 

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Geoff Wilkinson
Chief Operating Officer
Email: geoff@obra.org | Telephone: (905) 507-1107 ext. 224

Reporting to the Board of Directors, Geoff Wilkinson leads the staff team and is accountable for the operations of ORBA ensuring operational work plans fulfill the association’s strategic goals and objectives. He is ex-officio on the Board of Directors and all ORBA committees, and sits on the Ontario Provincial Standards (OPS) Advisory Committee, Aggregate Recycling Ontario (ARO), Ontario Construction Careers Alliance (OCCA), Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) Civil Infrastructure Council and Industry Relations Committee. Geoff is the Chair of the Construction and Design and Alliance of Ontario (CDAO).

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Vince Aurilio
Executive Director, Ontario Asphalt Pavement Council (OAPC)
Email: Vince@onasphalt.org| Telephone: (905) 507-3707 ext. 103

Reporting to the OAPC Board of Directors and the Chief Operating Officer, Vince Aurilio is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the OAPC as well as working directly with ORBA to develop and help manage operational work plans to meet the goals and objectives of the strategic plan. Vince also provides technical support to members on an as-needed basis. He is ex-officio on the ORBA Board of Directors and sits on the ORBA Hot Mix Committee, OAPC Marketing Committee, OAPC Plant & Paving Committee, OAPC/Ontario Good Road Association (OGRA) Liaison Committee and various other technical working groups.

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Ashley De Souza
Director, Government Relations
Email: ashley@orba.org | Telephone: (905) 507-1107 ext. 223

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, Ashley De Souza leads the public policy, government relations and advocacy functions of ORBA. Working with external partners, coalitions and alliances, developing communication strategies, undertaking research and working with select ORBA committees, Ashley, along with ORBA’s Policy Analyst, manages over 65 active industry issues at any given time. Ashley also sits on various external committees and alliances including the Ontario Skilled Trades Alliance, Local Operators’ Coalition of Ontario, Construction Employers Coalition for Health & Safety, Construction & Design Alliance of Ontario, Construction Sector Council – Labour Market Initiative, Infrastructure Ontario’s AFP Industry Roundtable and the WSIB Chair’s Construction Industry Advisory Committee.

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Christina Jannetta
Director, Member Engagement
Email: christina@orba.org | Telephone: (905) 507-1107 ext. 228

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, Christina Jannetta leads and oversees the Member Engagement department and is responsible for membership retention and growth by delivering exceptional member value in education and information programming, products, services and events. She is also responsible for ensuring members are fully engaged and participating in the association and in driving engagement strategies that support ORBA’s brand and reputation. Christina is also a key contributor to other primary association functions including team professional development, volunteer management and engagement. She is ex-officio of the Education and Membership committees.

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Abbi Wright
Director, Marketing and Communications
Email: abbi@onasphalt.org | Telephone: (905) 507-1107 ext. 227

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and the OAPC Executive Director, Abbi Wright leads the marketing and communications endeavours of both ORBA and OAPC and works to ensure that the marketing and communications needs for both ORBA and OAPC are fulfilled to meet the strategic goals and objectives of the association. She is staff liaison for the Marketing and Plant & Paving committees as well as the ASPHALTopics magazine and Trillium Award Promotion subcommittees.

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Nadia Todorova
Policy Analyst
Email: nadia@orba.org | Telephone: (905) 507-1107 ext. 225

Reporting to the Director of Government Relations, Nadia Todorova leads research development on ORBA issues and the drafting of policy position papers and issue statements. Nadia is responsible for the development of government submissions on industry related issues as well as preparing reports and correspondence on policy issues. Nadia administers and facilitates a number of technical ORBA committees, including Occupational Health and Safety, Environment, Transportation and Municipal Affairs Council. Nadia sits on a number of external stakeholder groups including Public Works and Government Services Canada’s Supplier Stakeholder Network and IHSA’s Civil Engineering Labour Management Health and Safety Committee.

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Karen Walker
Communications Coordinator
Email: karen@orba.org | Telephone: (905) 507-1107 ext. 226

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, Karen Walker is responsible for a variety of communications vehicles at ORBA including drafting and sending out internal announcements to members, overseeing and managing the website, as well as coordinating the activities of the association’s committees. With approximately 20 active ORBA committees, Karen works in collaboration with chairs of the committees to organize meeting dates, prepare agendas and take meeting minutes ensuring action items are completed. She also liaisons with external stakeholders on providing industry feedback on specifications and documents that impact the road building industry.

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Princess Buni
Accounting and Office Coordinator
Email: princess@orba.org | Telephone: (905) 507-1107 ext. 221

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, Princess Buni is responsible for coordinating, administrating and executing the day-to-day activities of the Accounting department in accordance with ORBA’s policies and practices. She prepares the financial statements and reports to the Audit Committee. She also oversees the overall maintenance of the office and IT-related projects.

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Stacey-Lee Wright
Membership & Education Coordinator
Email: stacey@orba.org | Telephone: (905) 507-1107 ext. 222

Reporting to the Director of Member Engagement, Stacey-Lee Wright assists in the development of member recruitment and retention programs and campaigns. Stacey is instrumental in supporting ORBA members through organizing the Road Building Academy continuing education portfolio, consisting of course research, instructor sourcing, job grant information, registration, enrollment and administration.

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Saaliha Malik
Events Coordinator
Email: saaliha@orba.org | Telephone: (905) 507-1107 ext. 229

Reporting to the Director of Member Engagement, Saaliha Malik assists with carrying out sponsorship and exhibit programming and events. Saaliha is responsible for and manages the coordination of all facets of ORBA’s events including venue sourcing, speaker support, audio visual, signage, catering, décor and staging, event registration and event administration. If members are interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact Saaliha at her contact information above.