President and General Manager, Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating
Ralph Suppa has played a key role in the development of Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) programs since joining the association in 1988. He has worked closely with industry members, associations and government over the past several years, to develop codes and standards. He was appointed President & General Manager in 2002.
During his career with CIPH, Suppa has also managed the Canadian Hydronics Council, the Plumbing Industry Advisory Council, the Canadian Advisory Council on Plumbing, the Education & Training Council, the Manufacturers' Division, the Membership Committee, the Annual Business Conference, the Canadian Association of Pump Manufacturers, the Canadian Water Quality Association, and CIPH Ontario Region.
A dedicated association executive, Suppa holds the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) and is a graduate of York University in Toronto. He is also a Past President of the Trillium Chapter of CSAE. Most recently Ralph has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Wholesaler Distributors (NAW) Institute for Distribution Excellence.
He is married to Susie and has two children Anthony (15) and Isabella (13).