Advisory Committee

The Women of Powerline Technicians’ Advisory Committee is composed of exceptional members with a demonstrated commitment to further developing inclusive workplaces within the Canada’s electricity sector. 

Lana Norton, Women of PLT Founder 

COPYBW-8652Lana Norton is the Large Sustainment and Demand Construction Field Technician at Hydro Ottawa. Lana attended Cambrian College studying Powerline Technician. She joined Hydro Ottawa as an Apprentice Powerline Maintainer. With her 5+ years in Distribution Operations, she advises and provides technical input to key stakeholders in Distribution Design and Construction. Lana manages large scale, high impact projects to ensure projects are financially accurate, organized, scheduled and ready for execution by field crews. Her technical experience allows her to select the best option to fit the job, while intergrading decisions to advance the requirements for an innovative and sustainable LDC in the Nation’s Capital. 

Trish Taylor, Powerline Technician Apprentice

IMG_1300 2Trish Taylor is a Powerline Technician Apprentice with Langley Utilities. She attended Cambrain College where she graduated from the Powerline Technician program with Honours. Trish began her career at Kitchener-Wilmont Hydro as an Apprentice, after completing two successful co-op terms. She remained at KW Hydro for 2.5 years gaining valuable trade experience before joining Langley. Based out of Brampton, Trish and the Langley crew are responsible for maintaining more than 40,000 city-owned streetlights. Covering all aspects from pole and light inspections, troubleshooting, relamping projects, LED conversions and emergency call-outs. 


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