We have a dedicated group of employees working on the Upper’s Quarry proposal. These individuals engage the expertise of our colleagues including operations, environmental performance, and health and safety, as well as independent experts.
Kevin is the Project Manager for Walker Aggregates and the lead on the Upper’s Quarry Proposal Project. He has been with Walker since 2010 and is currently responsible for the company’s license amendments through Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) as well as new quarry applications.
Kevin holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Management and has over 12 years’ experience working in the environmental and land use planning fields. Prior to his current role, Kevin managed the Environmental Performance department for Walker Industries, giving him a strong understanding of natural environment protection and responsible resource management. He has worked on a variety of green energy, landfill and quarry projects.
General Manager, Aggregates, Niagara Region/West GTA
Operational Planning Advisor
Frank is General Manager of our aggregate operations from Niagara to the West GTA. He is a chemical engineer with expertise in combustion technology and business administration, and has been working at Walker for over 8 years.
As the project team’s Operational Planning Advisor, Frank will advise on operations and site planning. His extensive experience in the mining industry will help to transition the quarry from project phase to implementation and operation. He is an excellent resource to understand how the operation will work and how it relates to our neighbours.
Teresa is responsible for providing administrative support for the Upper’s Quarry project team. As a long-time resident of Niagara and a Walker employee for over 15 years, she is dedicated to supporting the open and transparent relationships we have with our neighbours.
Teresa helps to coordinate team schedules and maintains files and correspondence so the team can spend more time focusing on the project itself and the community.
Executive Vice President, Aggregates & Construction
Project Team Advisor
Ken has been a key player at Walker since 1997 and has overseen the Aggregates division for most of that time. He will act as Project Team Advisor throughout the proposed Upper’s Quarry application process.
Over the years, Ken has lent his experience as a board and committee member to a number of industry associations including the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA), the OSSGA Sustainability Committee, the National Sand, Stone & Gravel Association, the Cornerstone Standards Council, and The Ontario Aggregate Resources Corporation (TOARC).