Board of Directors
Doug currently manages TransCanada’s Government Relations in the Prairies and Territories. Previously, Doug worked for the Government of Canada as a political staffer. He has also worked and volunteered for numerous not-for-profit organizations, and in political campaigns throughout Alberta.
Dustin is Director of Engagement and Integration at Alberta Energy. He works with stakeholders and agencies, boards and commissions to support the implementation of policy initiatives related to electricity and utilities. Dustin has previously held management roles at the Ministry of Executive Council, coordinating resource and environmental policy across departments. Prior to joining the Alberta Public Service in 2012, Dustin held senior management positions in Vancouver, leading fund development and research teams at St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation. He is also a past United Way employee giving campaign chair.
Janice Anderson is the Associate Chief Accountant of the Alberta Securities Commission. Janice provides expert knowledge in accounting, auditing and financial reporting to serve the broader goals of capital market efficiency and investor protection in Alberta. Janice is responsible for providing technical guidance and thought leadership from a securities regulation perspective, and provides practical and timely solutions to novel, unusual and complex matters. She has authored and edited a number of publications on behalf of the Commission, the Canadian Securities Administrators, and CPA Canada. Prior to joining the Commission in 2015, Janice was a senior manager at PwC in their National Accounting Consulting Services practice. Janice received her Chartered Accountant designation in 2009 (National Honour Roll), and has her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Calgary.
Janice has completed the Institute of Corporate Directors Not-for-Profit Program (2018).Janice is a dedicated advocate for serving the needs Calgary’s most vulnerable populations. In addition to The Alex, Janice is on the board of the Children’s Legal & Educational Resource Centre.
Barbara Boyer is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience with clinical, operational, strategic and financial management in complex public health service organizations, and 9 years of consulting experience in health care. She has held the role of Project Manager for a wide variety of projects for government, regional health authorities, not-for-profit agencies, and private health care service delivery organizations, with a focus on strategic planning activities, organizational structure re-design, community needs assessment, outsourcing of services, and performance measurement.
An engineer by training, and a corporate executive/owner by accident, David has been in the work-for-joy world of volunteer ‘kids stuff’ since 1994, working ‘hands-on’ with vulnerable kids. He has served as Chair of the boards of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Foundation, as well as Vice-Chair of Calgary Board of Education, EducationMatters, and Safe Haven Foundation, Co-Chair of Calgary and Area Child and Family Services Authority, and as a Director of some other child-serving organizations.
Rev. Dr. Danielle Ayana James is a life and workplace strategist who is passionate about helping leaders and organizations recognize and achieve their potential to thrive. She is a Certified Leadership Coaching professional and Organizational Development (OD) practitioner who brings to her clients 15 years experience in community leadership, facilitation and organizational strategy.
She completed a BSc (Biology) at McMaster University and then pivoted focus to study theology at Yale University earning a Masters of Divinity degree. She went on to earn her Doctorate from McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago. An Ordained Minister with the United Church of Canada, Danielle Ayana has worked with faith communities across the country. She is recognized as a thought-leader in areas of interculturalism, pluralism and community change strategy.