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Garnet Altwasser  

Garnet Altwasser Chair of Risk Committee, Audit Committee

Garnet Altwasser Chair of Risk Committee, Audit Committee

Garnet Altwasser (Brooks) is the former President and CEO of Lakeside Farm Industries Ltd. Garnet has served on numerous boards in agribusiness—as Director of the Alberta Division of the Canadian Feed Manufacturer Association, Director of Alberta Cattle Feeders Association, Chairman of Canadian Meat Council, and Chairman of Veterinary Infectious Diseases Organization.

Biography
Doug Baker 

Doug Baker Audit Committee, Risk Committee

Doug Baker Audit Committee, Risk Committee

Doug Baker (Calgary) is an independent businessman and corporate director with more than 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. During his career, Mr. Baker has served as the CFO for six public oil and gas companies and currently serves on the board or chairs the audit committees of several companies including True Energy Trust, Winstar Resources Ltd., Orleans Energy Ltd., Century Energy Ltd., and Martin Head Oil & Gas Ltd. He also manages a private investment fund and is involved with several non-profit boards.

Biography
James (Jim) E.C. Carter 

James (Jim) E.C. Carter Vice Chair, Governance & Conduct Review Committee, Human Resources Committee

James (Jim) E.C. Carter Vice Chair, Governance & Conduct Review Committee, Human Resources Committee

Jim Carter served with Syncrude Canada Ltd. for more than 27 years, including 10 years as President and 18 years as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Syncrude, Mr. Carter held progressively responsible management positions at McIntyre Mines Ltd. and the Iron Ore Company of Canada.

Mr. Carter currently serves on the Board of Directors of EPCOR Inc., Finning International Inc., CAREERS: The Next Generation, Clark Builders, and the Climate Change Emissions Management Corporation. In addition, for the past two years, Mr. Carter has chaired the Alberta Carbon Capture and Storage Development Council for the Government of Alberta. He is a director and past chair of the Mining Association of Canada, where he championed development of the Toward Sustainable Mining Initiative. Mr. Carter was also a member, director, and executive member of the Alberta Chamber of Resources for many years, where he championed the Oil Sands Technology Roadmap and Aboriginal Programs Project. Mr. Carter holds a B.Sc. (Mining, Engineering) and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He is the recipient of three honorary Doctorates from the Technical University of Nova Scotia (Engineering, 1995), University of Alberta (Science, 2004), and the University of Prince Edward Island (Law, 2008). In 2005, he was named Resource Person of the Year by the Alberta Chamber of Resources, and was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

Biography
Bob Carwell 

Bob Carwell Audit Committee, Human Resources Committee

Bob Carwell Audit Committee, Human Resources Committee

Robert Carwell is the sole shareholder of Carwell Financial Corporation, specializing in heavy equipment brokerage. He serves on the boards of Edmonton Regional Airports Authority, Alberta Blue Cross, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and the Ed Stelmach Community Foundation. He is the past Chair of the International Warehouse Logistics Association and Edmonton Economic Development Corporation.

Biography
Lloyd Craig 

Lloyd Craig Governance & Conduct Review Committee, Risk Committee

Lloyd Craig Governance & Conduct Review Committee, Risk Committee

Lloyd Craig spent 40 years in the financial services industry, latterly as CEO of Coast Capital Savings. He has received awards for his community work, which centres around mental health, homelessness and depression in the workplace. He is delighted to be involved at ATB, having been a Calgary resident during his banking career.

Biography
James (Jim) M. Drinkwater 

James (Jim) M. Drinkwater Audit Committee, Human Resources Committee

James (Jim) M. Drinkwater Audit Committee, Human Resources Committee

Jim Drinkwater has extensive experience as a financial executive in both the public and private sectors in Alberta with a focus on financing and investment management. His experience includes roles as Vice President and Treasurer with TELUS Corporation, Assistant Deputy Provincial Treasurer with Alberta Treasury, and as Vice President Treasury and Corporate Finance with a Canadian regional bank. Mr. Drinkwater also spent two years in Europe as Finance Director of a mobile phone company.

He is currently Vice Chair of the University of Alberta Endowment Fund Investment Committee and a member of the Province of Alberta’s Advisory Committee on Alternative Capital Financing. He is a past Director and Chairman of the Board of Alberta Municipal Financing Corporation (now the Alberta Capital Finance Authority), and also served as a member of the Alberta Public Service Pension Plan Investment Committee as well as a member of the Board Investment Committee of the Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund. Mr. Drinkwater is a member of the Financial Executives Institute and was Chairman of the 2008 Canadian Conference Committee, a past national Director of that organization, and a past member of their Pension Committee.

Biography
Arthur Froehlich 

Arthur Froehlich Audit Committee, Human Resources Committee

Arthur Froehlich Audit Committee, Human Resources Committee

Art Froehlich (Calgary) is a partner of AdFarm, one of North America's largest agricultural marketing communications companies. Mr. Froehlich has spent the last 25 years working in primary food production, agri-business, and agri-marketing in Canada, United States, Europe, South America, and Asia. In 2005, he received the distinguished Agrologist Award from the Alberta Institute of Agrologists. Mr. Froehlich serves as chair of the Executive Committee for the Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC) 2007, to be held in Calgary.

Biography
Joan Hertz 

Joan Hertz Chair of Governance & Conduct Review Committee, Risk Committee

Joan Hertz Chair of Governance & Conduct Review Committee, Risk Committee

Joan Hertz, Q.C. (Edmonton) is the former Corporate Counsel, Strategic Affairs for Capital Health and is a lawyer and strategic consultant. She has extensive community board involvement including acting as Director for Alberta’s Promise, Kid’s Kottage Foundation, and formerly the Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries Board and St. Thomas More Lawyers Guild. She is involved in the selection of judges and is currently Chair of the Provincial Court Nominating Committee and past member of the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee.

Biography
Bern Kotelko  

Bern Kotelko Governance & Conduct Review Committee, Risk Committee

Bern Kotelko Governance & Conduct Review Committee, Risk Committee

Bern Kotelko (Vegreville) is President of Highland Feeders Ltd., and serves as co-chair for Alberta Prion Research and a director for the Alberta Economic Development Authority. Mr. Kotelko was named among the Alberta Venture 50 Most Influential in 2007 and is the recipient of several Growing Alberta Leadership Awards, a University of Alberta Alumni Award of Excellence, a National Environmental Stewardship Award, an Alberta Institute of Agrologists Distinguished Agrologist Award, an AsTec Award for Environmental Innovation and an Alberta Cattle Commission Environmental Stewardship Award. He has received certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Biography
Colette Miller 

Colette Miller Chair of Audit Committee, Human Resources Committee

Colette Miller Chair of Audit Committee, Human Resources Committee

Colette Miller (Vegreville) is a senior partner with Wilde and Company Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. She specializes in agriculture business including taxation, finance, and succession planning, enhanced by her personal farming experience with her husband on their cattle and grain operation.

She has extensive experience with the public sector as an auditor, consultant, and instructor for municipalities, school divisions, and health organizations. An active member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta (ICAA) and an advocate for CA education, Colette has taken on a number of roles in the institute, including serving on ICAA Council from 2004 to 2008, where she served a term as Secretary-Treasurer.

Biography
Dr. Michael Percy 

Dr. Michael Percy Chair of Human Resources Committee, Governance & Conduct Review Committee

Dr. Michael Percy Chair of Human Resources Committee, Governance & Conduct Review Committee

Dr. Michael Percy (Edmonton) is the former Dean of the University of Alberta School of Business. He is the author and co-author of four books and numerous articles on public policy, international trade, and economic development. Dr. Percy has served on the editorial boards of the Canadian Journal of Economics and has been an active commentator on current public policy issues.

He also serves on numerous boards including the Alberta Economic Development Authority and a Board Member of the Alberta China Petroleum Centre. In addition, Dr. Percy served as Chair of the Advisory Council for the Provincial Minister of Energy and was also a member of the Federal Expert Panel to Review Equalization and Territorial Funding Formula.

Biography
Brian Hesje 

Brian Hesje Chair

Brian Hesje Chair

Brian Hesje is Chairman of ATB Financial and was an inaugural member of ATB's Board of Directors, previously chairing the Audit Committee. He is a member of the Audit Committee for the University of Alberta and is on the Board of Directors of Alberta Innovates – Bio Solutions.

Mr. Hesje is also Chairman of the Board of Fountain Tire Ltd., which is recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Private Companies. He has extensive entrepreneurial and small business experience and is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants of Alberta.

Born in Birch Hills, Saskatchewan, he attended the University of Alberta and holds Bachelor of Education and Master of Business Administration degrees. He is an avid golfer and has a wonderful sense of humor.

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