Staff Bios

James Hogarth
James Hogarth is President of the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario. He was elected President at the Council’s 55th Annual Convention in October 2012.James has been a member of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada since 1980. He was elected Business Agent of U.A. local 46 – Toronto, and has served in this position for 5 years before being elected Business Manager of the local, a position he held for 9 years. James also served as President of the Ontario Pipe Trades Council (OPTC) for four years, and has since been elected Business Manager of the OPTC.James is a Trustee on Health Benefits and Pension plans and serves on various other committees. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the De Novo Treatment Centre and the Ontario Construction Secretariat.
Patrick Dillon
Patrick Dillon is the Business Manager and Secretary Treasurer of the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario. He has held this position since January, 1997. Patrick began his career in the construction industry as an apprentice electrician in 1961 and became a journeyman in 1966. Following 18 years of experience in the construction industry, he was elected Business Manager of Local 105 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). In 1991, he was elected Executive Chairman of the IBEW – Construction Council of Ontario. Patrick was appointed by the Government of Ontario to serve on the Board of Infrastructure Ontario, the 2015 Toronto-Greater Golden Horseshoe Pan Am Games Committee, and the Appointments Council for the Ontario College of Trades. He is also a member of the Greater Toronto Civic Action Alliance where he joins other civic leaders in addressing the region’s economic and infrastructure needs.Mr. Dillon also sits on a number of construction industry boards, including those of the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS), BuildForce Canada, the Workers’ Arts and Heritage Centre and the De Novo Treatment Centre.In his hometown of Hamilton, Mr. Dillon is an avid curler and golfer. He is married with two children and three grandchildren.
Igor Delov, Executive Assistant
Igor Delov
Igor Delov is Executive Assistant at the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario. He was hired by the Council in February, 2010.

Igor attended the University of Western Ontario where he earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (2006), and went on to complete his Master of Arts degree (2007), specializing in Comparative Politics. In 2008-09, Igor was hired as an intern at Queen’s Park, where he worked for both Government and Official Opposition MPPs through theOntario Legislature Internship Programme (OLIP).

As Executive Assistant at the Provincial Building Trades Council, Igor is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the office, as well as conducting policy research and advocacy work on behalf of the Council. He has also taken part in the Transportation and Infrastructure Working Group for the Greater Toronto Civic Action Alliance, and sits on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Daily Commercial News and Construction Record. Igor also serves on the Advisory Board of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (Ontario Office) where progressive organizations provide the Centre with policy and research advice. Igor is very pleased to contribute his skills and knowledge in advancing the rights of workers in Ontario.

 

Ingrid Bolivar, Administrative Assistant
Ingrid Bolivar

Ingrid is the Administrative Assistant at the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario. She has held this position since February, 2009.

Ingrid is originally from Bogota, Colombia where she studied and received a degree in Psychology at Santo Tomas University. She later specialized in Human Resources at Externado de Colombia University. She moved to Canada in 2000 and has worked as a Human Resources Assistant and Administrative Assistant in various industries in the Toronto area. She received her Human Resources degree from Humber College in 2008.

Ingrid is very happy to contribute to the Building Trades’ efforts in securing the best safety and benefits outcomes for construction workers in Ontario.

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