Independent telecommunications providers association

LIFETIME ASSOCIATES

Any person, who has made a substantial contribution to this Association and its Active Members as a whole, shall be eligible as a Lifetime Associate. The Board of Directors may, upon its own motion, approve any person as a Lifetime Associate. Lifetime Associates may by invitation attend member meetings but shall have no powers to vote, to promote motions and resolutions, or to hold office.

Lifetime Associates have contributed to the success of their own companies and to the success of the Association. Those Associates listed on this page have formed the foundation of the Independent Telephone Company existence or have built upon the foundation by bringing their strength and foresight to the industry and leaving it stronger than it was before their involvement.

Lifetime Associates Since:

1994 | 2000 | 2005 | 2015

1994

Mr. Mel Graham, Tuckersmith
Communications Cooperative

Mr. Roger Sutherland,
People’s Telephone Company of Forest Inc.

1995

Mr. Roy Bernard,
Amtelecom Inc.

Mr. Ray Wightman,
Wightman Telephone Ltd.

Mr. Murray Cooper,
Northern Telephone Limited

Mr. Hector McKinnon,
City of Thunder Bay Telephone Department

1996

Mr. Jim Scurfield,
Northern Telephone Limited

Mr. Jack Helkie,
Gosfield North Communications Cooperative Ltd.

1997

Mr. William H. Wagner,
Hay Communications Cooperative Limited

Mr. Harold J. Schmidt,
North Frontenac Telephone Company

1998

Mr. Gordon Maxfield,
People’s Telephone Company of Forest

Mr. Fraser De La Plante,
Amtelecom Group Inc.

1999

Mr. Keith Stevens,
Hurontario Telephones Limited

Mr. John Downs,
Nexicom Telecommunications Inc.

2000

Mr. Ed Chapman,
Brooke Telecom Co-operative

Mr. Paul Downs,
Nexicom Telephones Inc.

2001

Mr. Paul Wightman,
Wightman Telecom Limited

2002

Mr. Steve Lynn,
Westport Telephone Company

2003

Ms. Sharon Chuter,
Tuckersmith Communications Co-operative Limited

2007

Glenn Grubb,
Huron Telecommunications

2008

Michael Andrews,
Amtelecom Inc.

2009

Tim Deweerd,
Quadro Communications Co-operative Ltd.

2015

Mr. Richard Banks,
Mornington Communications Co-operative Limited

Mr. Tom Sullivan,
Wightman Telecom Limited