Co-Chair since: 2020
President & CEO of StratPlan Management and Associates Inc.
Don is currently the President/CEO of StratPlan Management and Associates Inc. providing corporate strategy, operational advisory and corporate governance support services to clients in Canada and internationally.
Don is a Senior Executive and Governance experience is diverse including domestic and international logistics, defence/ security support programs, commodity/ mining, electrical power transmission, healthcare insurance, aviation, military and government outsourcing , aboriginal business development and partnerships, energy and pipelines and operations and maintenance management sectors with corporations including SNC Lavalin, ATCO, Canadian Government, Saskatchewan Government and Enbridge.
Don has served on numerous for profit, not for profit, private and publically traded Boards of Directors including Alberta Blue Cross, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan ( now Nutrien), AltaLink ( now Berkshire Hathaway Canada), Canadian Base Operators, Acden Base Operators ( First Nations JV) Hospice Calgary, Calgary Airport Business Advisory and Calgary Chamber of Commerce.
Over the past 30 years Don has also served on several internal Executive / Board committees and International Board roles with his previous employers in Germany, France, USA and the Middle East where he was responsible for many of the Defence and Logistics support projects to the United Nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO) countries.
Don is a graduate (B. Comm) of the University of Saskatchewan and completed the Executive Management Program at Western University (Ivey School Of Business).