About Us

The voice of the scaffold and access industry in Canada.

Who we are

Founded in 1981, the AAC is a non-profit, member-driven organization devoted to safeguarding and advancing the interest of the scaffold and access industries. 

Our Member categories include:

• Manufacturers, Suppliers, and Contractors
• Professional Engineers and Consultants

• Associates

What we do

The AAC voices the positions of its members with legislative and regulatory bodies, and maintains a strong working relationship with relevant government departments and agencies.  Additionally, the AAC provides its members with opportunities to market to a wide network of industry partners, and to learn about new and potential challenges facing the industry. 

Our Board of Directors

  • President – Rick McKinlay, Facade Access Canada Experts
  • Immediate Past President – Roger Marsland, Scafom Canada
  • Treasurer – Ryan Freedman, Layher Canada Scaffolding Inc.
  • Directors
  • Christian Bell, EllisDon
  • Adam Bridgman, Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario
  • James Gordon, Klimer Platforms Inc.
  • Ken Lohnes, Etobicoke Ironworks Ltd.
  • Graham MacLeod, Skyrider Equipment
  • Rory Smith, Carpenters Union, Local 27
  • Jim Wilkinson, Wilkinson Technical Services Inc.

Our Committees

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