The Board of Directors of the Canadian Oil Heat Association (COHA) has appointed Stephen Koch as president of the association. Koch replaces Veronica Yu who left the organization in March 2013.
“I am proud to announce that Stephen Koch has agreed to join COHA as our new president. Stephen is a seasoned industry association executive, having provided leadership roles for key building material industries,” stated COHA chairman, Robert Fortin, MacEwen Petroleum Inc. “His strengths are based in business and marketing where he worked to develop and implement strategies for organizations such as Nabisco, IBM, Westroc Drywall and Norton Abrasives.”
Koch’s experience in the commercial and residential building market continues through his participation as past chairman for the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance and Ottawa’s EnviroCentre. He also allocates time to advisory groups including: Homeowner Protection Centre, REEEP North American Advisory Committee, the Consumer Council of Canada Advisory Committee and the Ontario Minister’s Building Code Conservation Advisory Council. www.coha.ca