Industry Canada

Industry Canada

June 20, 2013 11:28 ET

Dr. Glenn Feltham Appointed Member of Standards Council of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 20, 2013) - The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry, Minister of State (Agriculture) and Minister responsible for the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), today announced the appointment of Dr. Glenn Feltham as a member of the Council.

"With an extensive background in law, finance and taxation, teaching, and academic administration, Dr. Feltham will bring a unique perspective to the work of the Standards Council of Canada," said Minister Paradis. "I am pleased to welcome him as the newest member of SCC's Governing Council."

Currently, Dr. Feltham is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. He previously held senior educational positions with the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba, the College of Commerce at the University of Saskatchewan, and the School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Prior to joining SCC, Dr. Feltham sat on several boards of directors and foundations, holding the Chair position on the Board of Trustees for the Certified Management Accountants Canada Research Foundation and the Board for Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet, as well as being a Board Member and Chair of its Audit Committee.

Dr. Feltham holds a doctorate from the University of Waterloo's School of Accounting and Finance, a law degree from Queen's University, a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Montana, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta. He is a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada and a Certified Management Accountant. His work has been published extensively in academic and professional journals, reviews, and other educational materials.

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is a Crown corporation within the Industry Canada portfolio. With the goal of enhancing Canada's economic competitiveness and social well-being, SCC leads and facilitates the development and use of national and international standards. SCC coordinates the efforts of Canadians in the development and use of national and international standards. SCC provides accreditation services to approximately 500 customers, including various product certifiers and testing laboratories. SCC represents Canada at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and oversees the Canadian national committee to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). For more information on SCC, visit www.scc.ca, or send inquiries to info@scc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Margaux Stastny
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Christian Paradis
    Minister of Industry
    613-995-9001

    Antonia Kusy
    Manager, Corporate Communications and Planning
    Standards Council of Canada
    613-238-3222 ext. 462
    akusy@scc.ca

    Media Relations
    Industry Canada
    613-943-2502