Charles Loewen, co-chair, is the former CEO and now board chair of Loewen Windows. He is a member and former co-chair of the Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council, a member of the Province of Manitoba’s All Aboard Committee on Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion, and a member of the board of the Canada West Foundation, University of Winnipeg Foundation, and Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice.

Charles was a member of the task group that established EHW, has served on the boards of many community and professional organizations, and has chaired a number of boards including the Mennonite Economic Development Associates and the Business Council of Manitoba. Charles has an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and two Bachelor of Arts degrees.