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Appointee Biographies

George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology - Board of Governors


Roger Grochmal is Chief Executive Officer for AtlasCare. For the past 35 years, Roger has been the CEO of AtlasCare, the leading provider of heating, air conditioning and plumbing services to homeowners in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton markets. Prior to that, he worked with Black & McDonald and State Contractors leading maintenance and construction business units in the Institutional Commercial and Industrial sectors. He has experience with both the union and nonunion labour segments. Coming from a family of trades people, Roger has worked to develop the HVACR trade culminating in the addition of a residential air conditioning trade in Ontario. Roger has an electrical engineering degree and followed that up with an MBA, both from the University of Alberta in Edmonton. He is a registered professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.


Rob Gilmour is currently a Vice President with a national consultancy, Rob Gilmour has been the Executive Director of an organization dedicated to fighting for accessibility and volunteers with a three-time Paralympian and gold medalist to spread messages of inclusion and hope. Rob serves on the advisory board of ParaGolf Canada and values student leadership and post-secondary institutions, having graduated as the elected president of his university and high school student councils. He has co-authored a fundraising manual, launched three successful sponsorship departments and helped raise over $10 million. Experienced in the start-up world, Rob spent several years launching and expanding a car-sharing company across Canada. With the organization from before launch, the company grew to 34 markets from British Columbia to Newfoundland and Labrador in 24 months. As a proud Brock University graduate, Rob has a degree in English Literature and grew up on a turkey farm in the Niagara Region.


Marnie MacDougall holds a MBA from Ivey Business School and an honors undergraduate degree from Queen’s University. Marnie was previously the director of international student recruitment at Seneca College. Marnie has a reputation in the industry for creative and ambitious approaches to branding and international recruitment strategies. Marnie’s community involvement includes serving as Chair of the Board of the Canadian Basketball Academy.