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Our Team

CAREERS' diverse team includes industry leaders, educators and career resource specialists.

Board of Directors

Our board includes prominent members of Alberta communities from industry, education and government.

  • Eric Newell, OC
    Eric Newell, OC
    Board Chair
    Corporate Director
  • Jim Carter, OC
    Jim Carter, OC
    Vice-Chair
    Corporate Director
  • Shirley Dul
    Shirley Dul
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Corporate Director
  • Loraine Anderton
    Loraine Anderton
    Board Director
    Corporate Director
  • Michael Colborne
    Michael Colborne
    Board Director
    President & CEO
    Pacific Western Group of Companies
  • Jason Collins
    Jason Collins
    Board Director
    President
    Collins Industries Ltd.
  • Andy Fraser
    Andy Fraser
    Board Director
    Corporate Director
  • Doug Golosky
    Doug Golosky
    Board Director
    Owner
    Sunset Recycle and Sales Ltd.
  • Michael Heck
    Michael Heck
    Board Director
    Director, TA Execution, Oilsands & Insitu
    Suncor Energy Inc.
  • Russ Holowachuk
    Russ Holowachuk
    Board Director
    Corporate Director
  • David LeMay
    David LeMay
    Board Director
    President
    Stuart Olson Inc.
  • Bernd Manz
    Bernd Manz
    Board Director
    CEO
    Aquatera Utilities Inc.
  • Brian McConkey
    Brian McConkey
    Board Director
    Vice-President, Human Resources
    Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.
  • Jerry McPherson
    Jerry McPherson
    Board Director
    Vice President, Maintenance & Projects
    Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • Sheila O'Brien, CM
    Sheila O'Brien, CM
    Board Director
    Corporate Director
  • Barbara Shumsky
    Barbara Shumsky
    Board Director
    Corporate Director
  • Rod Skura
    Rod Skura
    Board Director (Non-voting)
    Deputy Minister
    Advanced Education
  • John Wilson
    John Wilson
    Board Director
    President & CEO
    Hedco Group Inc.
  • Gord Winkel
    Gord Winkel
    Board Director
    Professor, Faculty of Engineering
    University of Alberta
  • Donavon Young
    Donavon Young
    Board Director (Non-voting)
    Deputy Minister
    Indigenous Relations
  • Drew Zieglgansberger
    Drew Zieglgansberger
    Board Director
    Executive Vice President, Oilsands Manufacturing
    Cenovus Energy Inc.

 

Executive Leadership Team

CAREERS' dedicated executive team leads our organization in our mission of supporting Alberta youth's career development and cultivating new skilled workers.

  • Andy Neigel, ICD.D
    Andy Neigel, ICD.D
    President & CEO

  • Jerry Heck
    Jerry Heck
    Senior Vice-President Growth

  • Carmen Wyton
    Carmen Wyton
    Vice-President Stakeholder Relations

  • Janis Lawrence-Harper
    Janis Lawrence-Harper
    Vice-President Operations

 

CAREERS Team

 To talk to us about CAREERS: The Next Generation, contact us.