Janine North, ICD.D
Director, BC Hydro
Appointed October 20, 2010
Re-appointed November 1, 2016
Janine North is the former Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Development Initiative Trust, a regional development corporation focused on building a stronger economy across central and northern British Columbia. Her background spans the resource sector; including managing logging and trucking companies as well as Forest Districts. Ms. North serves as a director on the board of ViaSport. She previously chaired the Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund and served as Vice Chair of the Central Interior Logging Association, Vice President of the Agricultural Institute of Canada, governor on the Business Council of British Columbia, director of Junior Achievement B.C., director of the Association of Mineral Exploration of B.C., and director of the Canadian Sport Institute.
Her commitment to excellence has been recognized through being honoured with the Influential Women in Business Award by Business in Vancouver, Honourary Service Roll, Association for Mineral Exploration of BC, Honourary Lifetime Alumni University of Northern B.C., Northern B.C.'s Woman of Influence and Impact, Northern B.C. Mentor of the Year to Industry and Business, Northern B.C. Newsmaker of the Year, and Central Interior Logging Association Contractor of the Year.
Ms. North is an accredited Corporate Director with the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors and a graduate of the University of Alberta.
Ms. North's term as a Director was renewed in 2016 for a further term expiring December 31, 2018.