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New director of public affairs joins ORBA

April 10, 2024  By Rock to Road Staff

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) has named Steven Crombie as the association’s new senior director of public affairs.

In this role, Crombie will leverage his years of experience across Ontario’s construction industry and public affairs world to drive advocacy efforts on behalf of ORBA’s membership and the province’s transportation infrastructure sector at large, according to a press release.

Crombie joins ORBA from the Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association and the Greater Toronto Sewer and Watermain Contractors Association, where he served as manager of government relations and public affairs.

In a statement, ORBA said they will continue to prioritize government and stakeholder relations to deliver on a range of advocacy goals, including predictable funding, project de-risking, workforce development and sustainability.


“Steven is well-positioned to support ORBA and its members in hailing in a new era of growth and success for the transportation infrastructure industry in Ontario. I am grateful to have him on the team as we continue charting a new path for the association.” said Walid Abou-Hamde, ORBA’s CEO.

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