Who we are

SUDA is comprised of a volunteers who have come together in recognition of the particular importance of sustainable city-building to achieving a sustainable, healthy and vibrant natural environment.

Our Board members are:

John Banka is a Directors of SUDA.  He is an Industrial Engineer. He worked for CNR for 8 years as a GO Transit facilities planner.  In the late 1980s, he developed a technology for generating electricity from low water heads and was instrumental in constructing a demonstration unit in Northern Ontario which operates to this day.  More recently, he has been a consultant to the electric motor industry and a small business advocate, as well as working on the commercialization of his power generation technology. 

Christine DiCecco is President and Chair of the Board of Directors of SUDA.  She  has worked for a number of years for an international accounting and business management firm, providing business services to the private sector.  She is currently a third-year student of Environmental Studies at York University, with a focus on urban planning.  She is President of Connexions Consulting, and environmental advisory firm.
 
John Stillich is a Director and former Executive Director of SUDA.  He has worked to find alternative transportation and land use solutions to worsening environmental conditions in Ontario.  In 2008 he produced “Newburg: Embracing High Density at the Urban Fringe”, a look at what sustainable city-building could be like.  He completed a career as a financial analyst and budget coordinator for the Ontario government in 1997.
 
Dan DuBeau is a SUDA Board member who is a graduate of York University's Environmental Studies Program.  He currently owns a residential services company specializing in windows.
 
Please note that SUDA is currently working to add to its Board of Directors.