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Board of Directors


Chairman of the Board

Hank McInnisBattlefield Equipment Rentals

902-481-3455   /   hank.mcinnis@crarental.org





President

Mike MaltbyIngersoll Rentall

519-485-4231   /   mike.maltby@crarental.org





Vice President

Dan SpencerBattlefield Equipment Rentals

902-867-6144   /   dan.spencer@crarental.org

Dan has worked in the rental industry for 10 years with Hewitt – The CAT Rental Store, currently as Branch Manager at the Antigonish, NS location. Dan has been very active with the Atlantic chapter of the Canadian Rental Association, serving as Vice-President, President, and currently Atlantic Director. Dan has attended the ARA’s Leadership Conference in Chicago, as well as several of the ARA’s Rental Shows, and strives to bring the most of these experiences back to the Atlantic Region.



Region 10 Director

Jill HoltsmanHub City Display

306-653-3705   /   jillh@hubcitydisplay.com





Alberta Director

Dave CarknerPatcher Energy Management

780-980-9185   /   dave.carkner@crarental.org





Atlantic Director

Nancy CrosbyClassic Rentals Ltd.

780-980-9185   /   classicrentals@eastlink.ca





Manitoba Director

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Executive Committee / Ontario Director

Colin WilsonA World of Rentals

613-547-4400   /   colin.wilson@crarental.org

Colin is partner and president of A World of Rentals Inc. in Kingston, Ontario. He and his brother Chris grew up in their family’s paint and decorating retail store, which offered equipment rentals to the decorating industry (paint sprayers, floor sanders etc). They went on their own and opened A World of Rentals Inc. in 1998. The company joined ARA and the Canadian Rental Association right away.



Saskatchewan Director

Jeremy AndrewsPrairieland Rentals

306-537-3011   /   jeremy.andrews@crarental.org

Jeremy has been with Prairieland Rental and Sales since 2009. The company was founded in 1986 and was purchased by his father Keith Andrews in 1998. The company originally joined CRA in 1987 and has been a member ever since. With seven full time plus numerous seasonal employees, they are a single location party and equipment rental store serving Regina and area.



Quebec Director

Pierre-Shawn TurcotteLocation Turbo

514-598-8888   /   pierre-shawn.turcotte@crarental.org

Pierre-Shawn is the President of Atelier de location Turbo Inc. in Montréal, Quebec. He progressed within the company alongside his father and mentor, Jean-Marc Turcotte, founder of the company and ex-President of the CRA. Location Turbo is in business since 1980. It offers a wide range of services in construction tools and equipment rentals to contractors and private individuals. As a teenager, Pierre-Shawn participated in many events organized by the Association and became his father’s right-hand man to help the company stand apart from competition. For more than 20 years, Pierre-Shawn has demonstrated a firm interest in the industry and wishes to take this opportunity to forge linguistic alliances and ensure the growth of our industry.



Eastern Associate Director

David BissonNational Hose & Equipment Ltd

416-298-0494   /   david.bisson@crarental.org





Western Associate Director

Justin KlassenHeater Sales & Service

403-358-1664   /   justin@heatersales.ca





Insurance Director

John GillespieWestern Financial Group Insurance Solutions

(800) 665-8990 ext. 7384    /   john.gillespie@westernfgis.ca

John is the Manager of Commercial Client Service at Western Financial Group. He is responsible for the oversight of the commercial service department, and works closely with sales, underwriting, and marketing relating to Western Financial Group’s commercial insurance products across Canada. As Insurance Director of the Canadian Rental Association, John oversees service processes, and ongoing monitoring of overall client satisfaction and business retention.