Drofyshyn, Brian

Brian Drofyshyn Director, Ledcor Equipment Group Ledcor Group of Companies Ardrossan, Alberta   Brian joined Ledcor in February 1995 and is currently the Director of the Ledcor Equipment Group, supporting all Ledcor Business Units across North America. Brian has worked across Canada and the US with various Ledcor businesses the last 25 years. Brian Graduated…

Curry, Jason

Jason Curry Lieutenant Calgary Fire Department Calgary, Alberta   Jason is a Lieutenant with the Calgary Fire Department, and very active in the International Association of Fire Fighters, previously serving as a Vice President for both the Calgary Firefighters Association IAFF Local 255 and the Alberta Fire Fighters Association. He is currently the Director of…

Carpenter, John

John Carpenter Director of Operations Non Academic Staff Association at the University of Alberta Red Deer, Alberta   John has a keen interest in Labour Relations, spending most of his career working in the Labour movement in various leadership roles, recently becoming the Director of Operations for the Non Academic Staff Association at the University…

Bennett, James

James Bennett Sergeant of Administration Support Blood Tribe Police Service Raymond, Alberta   Sergeant Bennett currently works for the Blood Tribe Police Service. Jim is married to Bailey, and has 4 children. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing hockey, and volunteering. Jim was Officer of the Year in First Nations Policing in Canada…

Beauchesne, Wendy

Wendy Beauchesne Executive Vice President & Chief Brand Officer Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) Calgary, Alberta   Wendy has spent most of her career within healthcare. Professionally, she focused on the alignment of strategy, culture and brand. She is motivated by lifting people up and helping them turn intent into meaningful action. In an…

Arcand-Paul, Brooks

Brooks Arcand-Paul Lawyer MLT Aikins LLP Edmonton, Alberta   Brooks grew up on the Alexander First Nation in Treaty Six territory. Brooks recognizes that Treaties are a foundational relationship in the federation and is dedicated to using his legal and traditional knowledge to advocate for First Nations’ Treaty rights. As both a lawyer and a…

Afsar, Erum

Erum Afsar Director, Enforcement Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientist of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta   Erum is a builder, creator and tree-shaker. She is Director of Enforcement with the Association of Professional Engineers and GeoScientists of Alberta (APEGA). As well, she is Councillor with the Kananaskis Improvement District (KID). Professionally, she is an Engineer with…

Wiet, Nicole

Nicole Wiet Elevator Mechanic and Shop Steward International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 82 New Westminster, British Columbia   Nicole Wiet is a journey level IUEC elevator constructor and only the fourth woman to achieve this distinction in her local, in which she served two terms on the IUEC Executive Board. She is a founding…

VanderKlippe, Nathan

Nathan VanderKlippe Beijing Bureau Chief Correspondent Globe and Mail Vancouver, British Columbia   Nathan is Asia correspondent for the Globe and Mail. Nathan has previously reported from Yellowknife, Vancouver and Calgary, covering a broad array of topics, including climate change, Arctic sovereignty, Canada’s forestry and energy industries, Canada-China relations, political and social developments in China,…