Wayne Ostermaier started as an apprentice while enjoying a satisfying and successful career working in the Electrical Industry for Ontario Hydro and Hydro One for over 30 years from 1978 to 2010. He had the opportunity to learn, develop, and diversify throughout this time, enjoying the challenges of a multitude of roles from the onset of his apprenticeship to the many senior manager roles he held throughout his time at Ontario’s largest electricity transmission and distribution company. In 2010 through 2021 Wayne made a career change joining the college sector as a Post Secondary Administrator. During this period, Wayne held the positions of Associate Dean - Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship, Acting Dean - School of Community, Justice and Liberal Studies, and Dean of Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship. During his tenure, he was known as an excellent communicator, and strategic thinker with business insight, political savvy, and the ability to advocate on major initiatives engaging community networks and strategic alliances. Wayne is excited for the opportunity of being a board member, while working with members of the Saint Luke’s Place team supporting the many strategic initiatives and endeavors.