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Co-Chair, Community Investment Committee

Bill Sandiford is the president and chairman of the Board of the Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC), a not-for-profit trade association that represents the interests of Canada’s independent telecommunications service providers.

He has over 18 years of senior management experience in the ISP and telecommunications business. He is a current member of the Board of Trustees of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), the vice-chair of the board for .CA, and vice-president of the Alberta Internet Exchange (ABIX).  Prior to his election to the Board of Trustees at ARIN, he served on the ARIN Advisory Council for four years.  Additionally, he is a former vice-president of the Toronto Internet Exchange (TorIX), and a former vice-president of the Whitby Dunlops Senior Hockey Club.

Bill commenced his career in telecommunications after attending Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ont. He is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors NFP program from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

Outside of work Bill enjoys hockey, rugby, scuba diving, and piloting his Cessna aircraft to exotic destinations around North America and the Caribbean. He resides in Whitby, Ont., with his wife and two children.

Nomination Committee slate

  • 2012 - 2015
  • 2015 - 2018
  • 2018 - 2021

Committee membership

Community Investment; Services Strategy