Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies
"Building Sustainable Water and Wastewater Pipelines Infrastructure"


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CATT Committees

Membership Committee

The Committee will endeavor to increase and maintain membership from various sectors, which has interest in trenchless technology, by providing the objectives and tangible benefits of the organization.   Promotions and advertising will be conducted through various media.  Activities and relevant information will be published regularly and communicated by mail to members, prospective members and selected individuals or groups.  CATT will represent, participate and provide forums, conferences, shows, seminars related to the industry and users groups to promote its organization.  Member fees and sponsorship support shall sustain the financial needs of the organization.

Position Name Association Contact Information
Membership Chair Jason Johnson Dillon Consulting

Tel:519-438-1288 ext 1222
Cell: 519-521-5546

Membership Co-Chair Kim Lewis Liqui-Force Services  

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Conferences Committee

The Conferences Committee coordinates and organizes CATT conferences such as the Trenchless Road Shows and Underground Infrastructure Research Conferences. Activities include arranging technical programs, exhibition and marketing.

Position Name Association Contact Information
Conference Chair David Crowder R.V. Anderson Associates Limited

Tel: 416-497-8600 ext 202
Cell: 416-497-0342
Fax: 416-726-0371

Conference Co-Chair Ashley Rammeloo City of London  

Public Relations Committee

The Public Relations Committee maintains a public image through the management of information between CATT, governments, and the public. PR activities, promote CATT programs, raise the profile of CATT and increase exposure by the use of press releases, articles, newsletters, website, emails etc.

Position Name Association Contact Information
Public Relations Chair Roger Crawford Consultant/Environmental Specialist

Tel: 519-883-7396
Fax: 519-883-7397

Member Mark Knight University of Waterloo Tel: 519-888-4567 x36919
Fax: 519-746-6556
Member Mohamad Mudassar Hatch Mott MacDonald

Tel: 905-315-3558
Fax: 905-315-3569
Cell: 416-435-9702

Seminar Committee

How to get involved with the Seminar Committee

The mandate of the Seminar Committee is to provide a forum for CATT members and industry as a whole to attain increased knowledge in infrastructure management, specifically trenchless technology.  The mission is obtained through the planning and administering of seminars, courses and events, which provide unbiased, balanced, quality, relevant technical content. Our workshops are now awarded Engineering Institute of Canada approved CEUs.

Position Name Association Contact Information
Seminar Chair Caroline Amyot MTE

Tel: 519-743-6500

Seminar Co-Chair Jonathan Pearce City of Waterloo Tel: 519-886-2310 ext 338
Member Gord Henrich

Pipe Mapper Co.

Direct: 519-534-4475
Cell # :  226-923-0602

Member Lou Magurno Fer-Pal Construction

Tel: 416-742-3713
Cell: 416-618-2135

Member Lawrence Arcand T2 Utility Engineers

Tel: 905-668-8822 ext.2508 lawrence.arcand@t2ue.com

Member Moosa Damerchie ConShield Technologies Inc. Tel: 289-426-1690
Fax: 404-420-2160
Cell: 905-518-7706
Member Geoff Britnell Fer-Pal Construction Tel: 416-742-3713
Fax: 416-742-3889
Member Mike Samson IBI Group  
Member Ben Pressman Region of York Tel: 905-830-4444 ext 5094
Fax: 905-830-6927
Cell: 905-955-3411

Technical Committee

How to get involved with the Technical Committee

The mandate of the Technical Committee of CATT is to assist CATT members to identify and achieve technical excellence. Technical excellence is achieved through research, design and development, networking with colleagues, and the publication and distribution of guidelines and specifications in the areas of manufacturing, design, installation and materials.

Position Name Association Contact Information
Technical Chair Alex Sandovski IPEX Tel: 416-258-6261
Fax: 416-422-0877

Technical Subcommittee - Specifications For Post Installation Inspection of Pipe Sewers and Culverts

Position Name Association Contact Information
Subcommittee Chair Alex Sandvoski IPEX  
  Gord Henrich PITA  
  Paul Imm OCPA  
  Don Gunn Infratech Services  
  Richard Mulcahy Joe Johnson Equipment  
  Prasad Samarakoon City of Waterloo  
  Saidur Rahman City of Oakville  
Vice-Chair Vacant    

Education Committee

The Education Committee is developing an education program for Civil infrastructure practitioners. The initial focus of this program is to develop a diploma program through the delivery of university level courses in underground infrastructure.

Position Name Association Contact Information
Education Chair Cliff Jones OCWA

cell:   905-973-6117 cliffjones@bell.net

Education Co-Chair Rizwan Younis CATT ryounis@uwaterloo.ca

epCIP Committee

How to get involved with the epCIP Committee

The committee consisting of representatives from municipal, industry and consulting community developed the Educational program for Civil Infrastructure Professionals (epCIP) that targets the advancement of the skills of professionals in civil infrastructure by offering a series of high quality engineering courses that lead to a University diploma.

Position Name Association Contact Information
Membership Chair John Green University of Waterloo Tel: : 905-727-5703
Cell: 416-333-5564

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