CALGARY, AB, Oct. 27, 2021 /CNW/ – Journey Alberta is happy to congratulate three administrators on their reappointments to its board of administrators, together with the redesignation of Linda Southern-Heathcott as chair, together with welcoming two new members to the board crew, Ryan Robb and Gail Stepanik-Keber.

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Ms. Southern-Heathcott was initially appointed to Journey Alberta’s board and designated as chair in October 2019. Additionally reappointed to new three-year phrases are administrators David McKenna, President of the Banff Jasper Assortment by Pursuit, and Kiren Singh, a Chartered Monetary Analyst (CFA) by occupation.

“I thank the Authorities of Alberta for persevering with to position its religion in me as chair of the board, congratulate Kiren and David on their reappointments, and am delighted to welcome Gail and Ryan. Collectively, we’ll information Journey Alberta’s strategic route because the group leans into its expanded function as a vacation spot administration group and chief and connector of the tourism business in Alberta throughout this important time of restoration,” stated Ms. Southern-Heathcott, President and Chief Govt Officer, Spruce Meadows Ltd. and Govt Chair & Chief Govt Officer of AKITA Drilling Ltd.

Ms. Stepanik-Keber and Mr. Robb convey a wealth of expertise and acumen to the board:

  • Gail is a board member, enterprise advisor, coach, and new entrepreneur whose skilled expertise contains 30 years at a management degree, most lately with Servus Credit score Union. There, she led a various portfolio together with information science, digital banking, innovation, advertising and marketing, communications, and company social accountability as Chief Model and Digital Banking Officer, and Objective and Innovation Officer.

  • Ryan presently serves as Chief Govt Officer for Stoney Tribal Administration, representing the three Stoney Nakoda Nations: Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Wesley First Nation. Beforehand, he was a member of Suncor Power’s Stakeholder and Aboriginal Relations group and company lead for its Aboriginal Worker Community.

Mr. Robb succeeds Suromitra Sanatani, who served one time period on the board.

“On behalf of my fellow administrators and everybody at Journey Alberta, I thank Suromitra for her service to the board, together with her work on our Governance and Human Assets committees. We’re grateful for her steering and experience,” stated Ms. Southern-Heathcott.

Administrators of the board of Journey Alberta are appointed by Authorities of Alberta Orders in Council and are recruited from certified candidates who collectively have the complete vary of competencies, expertise or private attributes required to supply efficient governance of Journey Alberta. Director profiles can be found on Journey Alberta’s business web site.

About Journey Alberta

Journey Alberta is the vacation spot administration group of the Authorities of Alberta. We promote Alberta as a fascinating place to journey, reside, work, play, make investments and study. Working with companies all through the province, we capitalize on Alberta’s breathtaking landscapes and world-class hospitality to develop memorable experiences for guests to get pleasure from, in all areas, year-round. Our work immediately and not directly advantages our province, driving visitation and income, diversifying the financial system, offering jobs, encouraging financial funding, and enhancing high quality of life for Albertans and their communities.

Established as a Crown company on April 1, 2009, we function underneath the authority of the Journey Alberta Act throughout the Ministry of Jobs, Financial system and Innovation.

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