May 30, 2023 - The Canadian Crane Rental Association has named its board of directors for 2023-2024.
The association’s members met at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, May 18. During the meeting, they elected directors to serve on the organization’s board for the coming year.
Shannon Moir-Riendeau, the fifth generation of her family at Moir Crane Service, has become the board’s new chairperson.
Steve Anema, TNT Crane & Rigging Ltd., is vice-chair.
Ryan Long, A.W. Leil Cranes & Equip. Ltd., is secretary-treasurer.
Last year’s chair, Trevor Eckert, of Sterling Crane Inc., continues to serve on the board as past chair, and as director for three more years.
New directors elected to the board for their first three-year terms included Mark Hooper, Manitowoc; Victor Murty, Irving Equipment Ltd.; and Guillaume Gagnon, Guay Inc.
They join continuing board members Justin Andrews, Tadano America Corp.; Pat Ash, ROC Corporation; Jeremy Asher, Mammoet Canada; Mike Lavoie, Myshak Crane & Rigging; Heather MacCallum, NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services Ltd.; and Paul Walchuk, Kova Engineering Ltd.
“I could not be prouder of becoming the chair of the newly renamed Canadian Crane Rental Association,” said Shannon Moir-Riendeau. VP of Operations at Moir Crane Service. “I plan on carrying the torch of my many predecessors as I lead this prestigious board into the next quarter century.”
Added Moir-Riendeau, “We are grateful for Trevor’s leadership and commitment to our board. He was instrumental to the creation of our technical committee and to improvements to our governance model.”
The CCRA is a not-for-profit organization that represents crane rental companies, manufacturers and suppliers of cranes and equipment, and suppliers of services used in the specialty crane rental business in Canada.