Organizational Structure

Board of Directors

Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) is governed by a board of directors which is responsible for overseeing the business activities and other affairs of the Crown corporation. The board is comprised of up to nine members, including the Chief Executive Officer.

Dwight Duncan
Chairperson

Bryce Phillips
Chief Executive Officer

Karla Avis
Director

Marie Campagna
Director

Judi Cohen 
Director

Shelly Cunningham 
Director

Rish Malhotra 
Director

Michael J. Mueller 
Director

Committees of WDBA

WDBA’s Board of Directors conducts its oversight functions in concert with key board committees so that WDBA and its board operates both effectively and in accordance with a high standard of corporate governance and, as well, adheres to the requirements of the Financial Administration Act (FAA). The committee mandates and their members are as follows:

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is responsible to ensure transparent and accurate reporting of financial information; effective risk management practices; internal control; and the corporation’s standards of integrity and behavior. While the Auditor General of Canada is the corporation’s external auditor, the Audit Committee oversees WDBA’s internal audit function.

Marie Campagna
Committee Chair

Karla Avis 
Committee Member

Rish Malhotra 
Committee Member

Dwight Duncan
Ex-Officio

Communications and Outreach Committee

The Communications and Outreach Committee assists the Board with respect to WDBA’s communications strategies and stakeholder relations efforts.

Judi Cohen 
Committee Chair    

Karla Avis 
Committee Member    

Mike Mueller 
Committee Member    

Dwight Duncan 
Ex-Officio

Governance and Human Resources Committee

The Governance and Human Resources Committee is responsible to develop effective corporate governance practices and to advise WDBA on a range of human resources issues to ensure that that appropriate strategies and plans are in place for the attraction, retention and succession of employees. The committee also will periodically review the corporation’s compensation structure and philosophy and human resource policies.

Shelly Cunningham 
Committee Chair

Judi Cohen 
Committee Member

Dwight Duncan
Ex-Officio