Carman R. McNary
Q.C., CD, ICD.D, LLD.
Chair since: 2019
Counsel, Edmonton Dentons Canada LLP
Carman has practiced law in Edmonton since 1982, since 1999 at Dentons Canada LLP. He practices tax and corporate law and provides strategic advice to organizations and boards. He was previously Managing Partner (Edmonton office) and National Tax Lead (Canada). Beyond law, Carman is a director of a number of private companies, and has chaired and served on a wide variety of community and non-profit entities and organizations. Carman completed the Director Education Program in 2013. He also served as an officer in the Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Armed Forces, from 1975 – 2008, retiring with the rank of Captain (Navy). He was named Queen’s Counsel in 2010, and awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws by the University of Alberta in June, 2019.
Current Boards: Past Chair, Edmonton Screen Industries Office; Chair, Institute of Corporate Directors Edmonton Chapter; Director, Edmonton Regional Airports Authority; Director, Bitcoin Solutions Inc.; Director, Black, Sivalls & Bryson (Canada) Group; Member, Bee Clean Industries Ltd. Advisory Board