Brian Alexander was appointed as director of training and apprenticeship in August 2018. Prior to that, he served as assistant director of training and apprenticeship commencing in November 2015, as assistant labour relations manager commencing in August 2011, and as a Toronto area business representative dating back to March 2008. Brian serves on the Provincial Section 21 construction labour-management health and safety committee, the IHSA’s hoisting and civil engineering labour-management committees, as well as the CSA safety standards committees for mobile cranes, concrete pumps and vehicle-mounted aerial devices. He is a director of the Operating Engineers Local 793 Non-Profit Housing Corporation and serves on several Local 793-related committees, including the insurance committee, Jack Redshaw Scholarship Fund committee, and the Kyle Knox Memorial Award committee. Brian was appointed as an auditor in March 2011, appointed to the executive board in October 2011 and subsequently appointed as a trustee of Local 793’s Life & Health Benefits Plan and recording-corresponding secretary in January 2014. Brian has a Bachelor of Commerce honours degree from the University of Guelph. He is a second-generation operating engineer, married and a proud father of two boys.