2020 Reports

Customer Satisfaction Report GSU Inc Consolidated Financial Statements (2020) GSU Report to Shareholders

Executive Team

Frank Kallonen

President & CEO

Phil Guido

Vice President of Engineering & Operations

Catherine Huneault

CFO, Vice President of Corporate Services & Finance

Josey Frescura

Vice President of Competitive Services

Dawn Bates

Vice President of Human Resources & Safety

Shannon Restoule

Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Energy Businesses

Board of Directors

In January 2000, GSU became a business corporation under the rules of the Ontario Business Corporations Act, governed by a Board of Directors which is appointed by the sole Shareholder, the City of Greater Sudbury.

The Mayor of the City of Greater Sudbury (or a designate), two Councillors, and two community members sit on the Boards of both Greater Sudbury Utilities and Greater Sudbury Hydro.

Mark Signoretti – Councillor, Ward 1

Board Chair– Greater Sudbury Utilities & Subsidiary Companies, Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

Sudbury has always been Mark’s home; he was born and raised here, was educated at Cambrian College and Laurentian University, and chose Sudbury as the best place to raise his own family.  Mark is the owner and lead financier of an equipment financing company.

René Lapierre – Councillor, Ward 6

Vice-Chair – Greater Sudbury Utilities & Subsidiary Companies, Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

As a paramedic, René has provided front-line pre-hospital care for 23 years. In 2002 he became a full-time professor, and since 2007 he has been the Program Coordinator for Collège Boréal’s Paramedic Program.

Peter McMullen, C.A., LL.B., M.B.A.

Director & Treasurer – Greater Sudbury Utilities & Subsidiary Companies

Peter McMullen was born in Sudbury and has lived there for most of his life. He has held positions at the colleges of Laurentian University, as well as owned a number of small businesses in the area. Peter operates an accounting and legal practice in Sudbury.

Josh Lilley, P.Eng, MBA

Director – Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

Josh is a professional engineer (electrical) with fourteen years of experience.  He has worked for Hatch since 2001 on various sized projects in the mining sector across North America.

Bernie Hughes

Director – Greater Sudbury Utilities & Subsidiary Companies

Over the course of his career, Bernie has held senior management positions in the federal, Northwest Territories and Ontario governments, most recently in the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines as Director of Indigenous Relations.
Originally from southern Ontario, Bernie has made Sudbury his home since 2008.

Geoff McCausland – Councillor, Ward 4

Director – Greater Sudbury Utilities & Subsidiary Companies
Treasurer – Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

Geoff McCausland is not a politician, he’s a problem-solver. A proud Northerner and Francophile, Geoff has led a dynamic life working in our region’s growing creative industry. He loves this city, is passionate about the future of Ward 4, and wants transparency and accountability from our municipal government.

Christina Visser, P.Eng., MBA, CEM

Director – Greater Sudbury Utilities & Subsidiary Companies

 Christina is a Professional Engineer and Certified Energy Manager.  She is an entrepreneur and the CEO of the Sudbury-based Ionic Technology Group.  She has been proud to make Sudbury her home since 1995. 

Mathieu Litalien, MBA, CHE, LSS

Director – Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

Mathieu is a Sudbury native who believes in fostering a positive and open environment for change. He has worked in a variety of industries including Sports, Health Care and Education and has demonstrated success in Project Management using LEAN Six Sigma quality improvement techniques.

Gerry Labelle -B.Comm., C.P.A., C.A.

Director – Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

Gerry was born in Timmins Ontario and moved to Sudbury in 1987. He has held various positions in Finance at the Porcupine Health Unit in Timmins and at the Ontario Resource Technology Centre in Sudbury. Gerry retired from Laurentian University as Chief Financial Officer in 2010.

Kati McCartney, MSc, MBA, EP

Director – Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

After moving to Sudbury in 2006, Kati fell in love with the North and immersed herself in our community working, studying and volunteering with organizations throughout our community including Laurentian, Vale, Cambrian and Science North. Kati is currently the President of FROSKR, an Environmental Services and Technology Company

Lynne Dupuis

Director – Greater Sudbury Utilities & Subsidiary Companies

Lynne Dupuis specializes in elevating businesses, organizations and individuals to achieve positive change and loves to see others grow and succeed in their roles. Since 2012 her business, LMDSolutions, has provided enterprise education through bilingual governance training, coaching, strategic planning, project management and implementation strategies.