Juanita Marois is a proud Métis citizen, mother, wife, auntie and daughter. She is also the CEO of Métis Crossing, where she has the honour of being the “master puzzle maker” putting together the many pieces that people contribute to build the amazing place we know as Métis Crossing.
Robb, M. Ryan
Ryan is currently the Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Partnerships for Riversdale Resources. In this role, he oversees the External Affairs teams, with a particular interest in developing mutually beneficial projects with rightsholders and stakeholders.
Gail Stepanik-Keber is a board member, business advisor, coach and new entrepreneur. Gail’s purpose is to inspire individuals and businesses to articulate and design their purpose so that they have more oomph and impact in their life and work. Gail is a board member of Travel Alberta , WJS Canada, Edmonton Global, Fort Edmonton Management Company and Cashco Financial. Gail has served on the boards of Edmonton Airports, NorQuest College, and Credit Union Central of Alberta.
Neil Yeates is a retired federal and provincial Deputy Minister. He is currently serving as chair of the Trans Canada Trail Board, co-chair of the C.D. Howe Human Capital Council, and member of the Justice Canada Audit Committee. Competencies required for members of Travel Alberta include governance, financial and sector-specific experience and expertise. Neil Yeates was directly recruited and appointed on the basis of acceptably meeting the competencies, skills and attributes as described above.
Ms. Southern-Heathcott is President & Chief Executive Officer of Spruce Meadows Ltd., an internationally recognized equestrian facility in Calgary, Alberta, and Executive Chair & Chief Executive Officer of AKITA Drilling. As a former professional equestrian rider, Ms. Southern-Heathcott was a member of the Canadian Equestrian Team for nine years and competed in the 1996 Olympic Summer Games in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kiren Singh is a financial executive with more than 25 years of risk management, insurance, credit and capital markets experience, holding senior roles in the energy industry. Singh is actively involved in the community supporting organic farming, sustainable land development and agri-tourism and is a director and chair of the Finance and Audit Committee of Travel Alberta. She has a Master’s of Business Administration and is a CFA charter holder
Terri Beaupre is the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner of Vieworx Geophoto Inc., providing surveying and construction services. Terri has extensive board governance experience and is currently serving as a member on the Alberta Motor Association, Community Futures Grande Prairie, and the Recreation Board for the County of Grande Prairie. Terri has experience and expertise in financial management, information technology and management solutions.