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CIPH Women’s Network

Created on November 1st 2016, the CIPH Women’s Network supports the professional development of women within Canada’s plumbing and heating industry. As a company, it enhances your opportunities to attract, develop and retain high-performing female employees.


The Network offers a variety of programs and events to women employed by CIPH members:

Join the Network

Connect with like-minded women in your field and work on your professional development. To join, please send an email to Kerissa MacDonald (

Committee 2022-2023

Meet the Committee members leading the Network: 

Sian Smith - Chair
Anita Harman, Emco Corporation
Erika Karch, Masco Canada Limited
Joanne Pelletier, Rheem Canada Ltd.
Gloria Powell, Canplas Industries Limited
Angela Thorne, Emco Corporation
Mona Winters, Sustainable Solutions

Deann Brown, Saniflo

Barbara O’Reilly, Rheem


Kerissa MacDonald (CIPH)



BC: Nimrat Pahwa (Emco)

CA: Heather Shannon (Wolseley Canada)

ED: Michelle Sicard (Points West Marketing)

MB: Sherri Hoeppner (Emco)

ON: Kathy Boonman (CIPH)

SK: Nicole Miller (Uponor)

NL: Debbie Tucker (Emco)

MA: Louise Charron-Goodall (Trustek Sales)

QC: Emilie Boyer (Master Group)

Women's Stories

Hear stories from women, like yourself, who work in the plumbing and heating industry.