Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

March 06, 2007 13:37 ET

Minister Fortier Announces Two Appointments to Defence Construction Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 6, 2007) - The Honourable Michael M Fortier, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, announced today the appointments of Ms. Kris Matthews and Mr. T. L. (Lloyd) Callahan to the Board of Directors of Defence Construction Canada.

"I am very pleased to announce the appointments of Kris Matthews and T. L. (Lloyd) Callahan as Directors of Defence Construction Canada for terms of four years each," said Minister Fortier. "They have extensive experience in the accounting and construction fields and will add valuable skills and direction to the Board."

Ms. Kris Matthews is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Principal in the Matthews Group, a Management and Accounting Firm in Calgary. She is a Member of the Committee to Define Entry Standards for CMA in Public Practice, Chair of the CMA Public Practice Committee and Past Chair of CMA Alberta Board.

Mr. T. L (Lloyd) Callahan of Kelowna, British Columbia is President & CEO of Callahan Construction and Director of Argus Industries. He is also Past Chairman of Montreal Trust and the British Columbia Advisory Board, and Past Director of both the Export Development Corporation and Labatt Breweries of British Columbia.

Defence Construction Canada is a federal Crown corporation, which reports to Parliament through the Minister of Public Works and Government Services. The corporation provides contracting, construction contract management and related infrastructure services to the Department of National Defence.

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Contact Information

  • Minister's Office
    Frederic Baril
    Press Secretary
    613-868-1128
    or
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Media relations Unit
    819-956-2315