Alberta Recycling Management Authority
Mr. Bradley C. Pickering has served many years in the provincial and municipal government sector in senior leadership roles including Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation, Deputy Minister of Sustainable Resource Development, and Deputy Solicitor General and Deputy Minister Public Security. He currently serves on the NorQuest College Board of Governors. He has also served on the boards of Travel Alberta, Alberta Capital Finance Authority, and the Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute.
Chief Jim Boucher is the president of the Saa Dene Group of Companies and the former long standing elected Chief of the Fort McKay First Nation, one of the most successful First Nations in Canada.
He is known for his visionary, consensus-based leadership which was built upon a foundation of trust and collaboration, with the transaction serving as a model for how Indigenous groups and energy development companies and governments can work together to achieve mutual long-term benefit – hallmarks of Jim’s business style.
Jim Boucher has received more than a dozen notable awards and accolades throughout his career, such as the Alberta Order of Excellence (AOE), Energy Person of the Year, named one of “The Power 50” – The 50 Most Influential Canadian Business Leaders and received the Commendation from the Governor General for Outstanding Service. Jim also received the Aboriginal Business Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, and Indspire (formerly National Aboriginal Achievement) Award - Business and Commerce.
Chief Boucher lives in Fort McKay. He has two children and 5 grand children. He enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid golfer.