Leadership

Meet the people who lead our association.

CIFFA building

Current Leadership

  • National Board of Directors
  • National Committees
National Board of Directors

Arnon Melo

President
MELLOHAWK Logistics - Canada Headquarters
Managing Director
2785 Skymark Ave., Unit 1
Mississauga, ON L4W 4Y3
1-866-746-6722

Paul Glionna

Immediate Past President
Universal Logistics Inc.
Vice-President Operations
125 Commerce Valley Drive W. Suite 750
Thornhill, ON L3T 7W4
905-882-4880

Paul Courtney

Treasurer - Customs Co-Chair
Courtney Agencies Ltd
President
535 Thurlow Street # 802
Vancouver, BC V6E 3L2
604-684-7505

Angelo Loffredi

Vice President I
Kerry Logistics (Canada) Inc.
VP of Business Development
1425 Trans Canadian # 150
Dorval, QC H9P 2W9
1 514-983-0605

Christina Forth

Secretary
Mass Logistik Inc.
Director of Logistics Canada
Suite 1632, 144 4th Ave Southwest
Calgary, AB T2P 3N4
403-763-2545

Chris Bachinski

Director
GHY International | Geo. H. Young & Co. Ltd. | GHY USA, Inc.
Co-CEO & President
809 - 167 Lombard Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3B 3H8
204-947-6700 Ext. 286

Joel Belanger

Director
Pro-Formance Intermodal Inc.
Vice President Business Development
200 Norman Place Rocky View County
Calgary, AB T1X 0K7
1-855-776-0020

Marc D. Bibeau

Director - Technology Chair, FIATA Chair
OEC Overseas Express Consolidators (Canada) Inc.
President & CEO
725 Montée-de-Liesse
St-Laurent, QC H4T 1P5
514-905-1246

Kim Campbell

Director
mkmarin Trade Services
President
3601 Hwy 7 East, Suite 400
Markham, ON L3R 0M3
1-888-312-6556

Tim Drake

Director
The Seaboard Transport Group
Vice President, Logistics
55 Arrow Road
North York, ON M9M 2L4
416-642-0515 Ext. 4603

Gary Nicholson

Director
Polaris Global Logistics
General Manager
7099 Torbram Road
Mississauga, ON L4T 1G7
905-671-3100 Ext. 1265

Troy Cowen

Director
Manitoulin Global Forwarding
Director, Eastern Canada
7035 Ordan Drive
Mississauga, ON L5T 1T1
(905) 283-1600

Christina Fisker

Director - Sustainability Chair & Customs Co-Chair
FCL Fisker Customs & Logistics
Vice President Customs & Compliance
1445 Courtneypark Drive East
Mississauga, ON L5T 2E3
905-677-1122

Chris Ford

Director - Drayage Chair
The Ace Group Inc.
President
1555 Matheson Blvd E
Mississauga, ON L4W 1H9
905-624-4380

William Gottlieb

Director - Air Freight Chair
ITN Logistics Services Inc.
Director Eastern Canada
10500 Ch Côte-de-Liesse
Lachine, QC H8T 1A5
514-633-1070

Randy Hnatko

Director - Nominations Chair
Sphere 1 Logistics Inc.
President
110 - 4170 Still Creek Drive
Burnaby, BC V5C 6C6
1-844-936-7447

Flavia Iuston-Blair

Director - Education Chair
DSV Air and Sea Inc.
Senior Manager, Human Resources, Air & Sea CAN
2200 Yukon Court
Milton, ON L9E 1N5
905-203-4516

Karl-Heinz Legler

Director - Ethics and Standards Chair
Rutherford Global Logistics
General Manager
1974 Onesime Gagnon
Montreal, QC H8T 3M6
514-636-2236

Paul Lobas

Director - Membership Chair
ITN Logistics Group
Director, Western Canada
#201, 2915 21st St N.E.
Calgary, AB T2E 7T1
403-219-8440

Martin Schultz

Director - Seafreight Chair
Manitoulin Global Forwarding
Corporate Procurement Manager
7035 Ordan Drive
Mississauga, ON L5T 1T1
(905) 283-1600

Diane Sirois

Director
NOVA Containers Ltd.
Owner
201 ave Liberté
Candiac, QC J5R 3X8
1-877-444-8994

Derrick Sones

Director - By-Laws Chair
Cole International Inc.
Vice President, Freight
1111 49th Ave NE
Calgary, AB T2E 8V2
403-262-2771

Jodie Wilson

Director - Central Region Chair
ECU WORLDWIDE (CANADA)
Key Account Sales Executive
1804 Alstep Drive, Unit 209
Mississauga, ON L5S 1W1
905-677-8334

Anna Vitasovic

Director
Omnitrans Inc.
Vice President International Freight
4300 Jean Talon Ouest
Montreal, QC H4P 1W3
514-982-3223

Anne Waldes

Director
Trade Link International Ltd.
CEO/President
4145 N Service Rd #102
Burlington, ON L7L 6A3
905-333-5623

Rui M. Fernandes

Legal Counsel - Judicial Chair
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Partner
Bay Adelaide Centre - East Tower, 22 Adelaide St W, Ste. 3600
Toronto, ON M5H 4E3
416-203-9505

Bruce Rodgers

Executive Director
CIFFA
Executive Director (PFF, CCS)
480 - 170 Attwell Drive
Toronto, ON M9W 5Z5
416-234-5100 Ext. 5222
National Committees

Committee Name

Chairperson

Mandate

Airfreight

William Gottlieb

By-Laws

Derrick Sones

Customs - Goods Movement

Paul Courtney

Customs - Regulatory

Kim Campbell

Drayage

Chris Ford

Education

Flavia Iuston-Blair

Ethics

Karl-Heinz Legler

FIATA

Marc D. Bibeau

Freight Brokers

Tim Drake

Freight Brokers

Gary Nicholson

Judicial

Rui M. Fernandes

Membership

Paul Lobas

Seafreight

Martin Schultz

Sustainability

Christina Fisker

Technology

Marc D. Bibeau

Young Logistics Professional

CIFFA Secretariat

Past Presidents

Name

Year

Company

D.B. Gillespie

J.A. Nuttal

J.O. Stratton

G.A.A. Douglas

J.J. Gilligan

W.D. Walmsley

R. Bourassa

J.M. Dever

F. O’Rourke

A.R. Booth

D.R. Gillespie

H.H. Cooke

V.D. Mitchell

J.G. Patry

J.M. Cumming

A.H. Johnson

H.J. Kuhn

W. Machika

R.E.G. Gulvin

C.J. Gillespie

B.A.S. MacDonald

C.J. Gillespie

M.J. McCarthy

K.H. Legler

W.M. Gottlieb

P. Lobas

J.F. O’Brien

D.J. Lucky

R. Walker

M.D. Bibeau

D. Letterio

J. Cullen

G. Vince

B. Rodgers

T. Cowen

P. Glionna

Honorary Members

Name

Company

A.R. Booth

R. Bourassa

R.M. Carter

H.H. Cooke

J.M. Cumming

J.M. Dever

G.A.A. Douglas

M.J. Druce

D.B. Gillespie

D.R. Gillespie

C. Gillespie

J.J. Gilligan

R.E.G. Gulvin

A.N. Kirsch

H.J. Kuhn

M. Massoud

M.J. McCarthy

V.D. Mitchell

J.A. Nuttal

F. O’Rourke

S.M.B. Orpen

J.G. Patry

R. Snowden

J.O. Stratton

G. Tombs, Sr.

R. Walker

H. Wegner