Board of Directors

Bryan Robinson Divisional VP, Petroleum Marketing | Canadian Tire Corporation

Bryan is Divisional Vice President, Petroleum Marketing with responsibility for convenience store sales, merchandising and marketing; includes both propane and car wash.  Also accountable for fuel procurement, distribution, retail pricing and...

Craig Pardy Director, Franchise Operations | Sobeys Convenience and Fuel

Craig Pardy has been involved in the corporate retail industry for more than 25 years. As a member of the Sobeys organization Mr. Pardy has held leadership roles in areas of merchandising, sales, strategic planning, development and operations. He...

David Button Manager, Retail Division | North Atlantic Petroleum
I graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador with a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) in 1998 and completed a Masters Certificate in Project Management from York University in Toronto, Ontario in 2010. My entire 19-year...
Doug Hartl Manager, Security | Mac's Convenience
Francis Lapointe VP, Western Quebec Division | Couche-Tard
Ian White, Co-Chair VP, Strategic Marketing | Parkland Fuel Corporation

Mr. White is a member of Parkland’s management team serving as Vice President, Strategic Marketing with accountability for all marketing functions across the organization.  He joined Parkland in 2014 to lead the operations and...

Jackie Bellerose Vice President, People Services | Carey Management Inc.

Jackie brings a wide range of human resources, communications and organizational structure to a role that includes relationship management and oversight of all HR functions. A broad range of experience in public relations and HR roles in...

John Carbone Vice President, Sales and Marketing | Core-Mark International

John D Carbone is a distribution industry veteran who has over 20 years of senior leadership experience in sales and operational management. John is currently the Vice President of Sales and Marketing Canada for Core-Mark International. ...

Marc Goodman Marketing Director, Convenience Retail | Suncor Energy

Marc Goodman has over 18 years of experience in the Oil & Gas Industry with Petro-Canada, a Suncor Energy Business. During that time, Marc has held several roles within Sales, Operations, Business Integration and Marketing in...

Mark Kinnin, Treasurer VP, Retail Convenience | MacEwen
 An executive leader that has traveled worldwide to collaboratively promote and enhance business development. 


This forward thinking merchandising executive has an exemplary 26 year career in the retail industry with proven expertise in...

Noah Aychental President | Gateway Newstands

Noah Aychental is currently president of Gateway Newstands and established his career with the company in 1994.

Noah started his career very early, stringing tennis rackets at Mayfair Racquet Club, then working at Wilson Niblett Chevrolet. ...

Peter Kerr, Co-Chair VP, Business Development | Sobeys

Peter Kerr is the Vice President of Business Development for Sobeys National Wholesale.

He is very involved in the Industry associations having chaired NACDA and currently on their Executive Committee.  He is also Distributor Co-Chair with...

Ramona Roberts Owner/Operator | Big Dog Convenience
Ramona and husband Austin Roberts live on a working potato farm on PEI. In addition to their agricultural pursuits they have been in the convenience store industry since 1993. They currently operate 3 sites under their Big Dog Convenience banner...
Victor Vrsnik Government Affairs Manager | 7-Eleven Canada
Victor Vrsnik, MCM APR FCPRS oversees stakeholder engagement, policy development, issues management and reputation management for 7-Eleven Canada. He holds a Master of Communications Management degree.