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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise from diverse backgrounds and experiences. With representatives from both corporate and non-profit organizations across several industry sectors, the Board is responsible for the effective governance of the organization.

Committees are also established to help inform and guide the Board of Directors in the areas of governance, finance, fund development and Director recruitment. Learn more about our Board Committees >>

Get to know our Board of Directors:

Rick Anderson, President and Chair of the Board

Rick is a relationship management specialist with expertise in strategic planning, issue management, public engagement and managing complex community relationships. Get to know Rick >>

Jim Gendron, Vice-Chair

Jim is pleased to be a Board member with Land Stewardship Centre, an entrepreneurial, forward thinking organization that lives the organization definition of stewardship – service before self-interest. Learn more about Jim >>

Dave Kay, Secretary-Treasurer

Dave is an environmental professional with over 25 years experience in wildlife conservation and management. Learn more about Dave >>

David A. Cheyne, RPF

Dave is currently the Management Forester for Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries; a kraft pulp mill in northeast Alberta. Learn more about Dave >>

Brenda Gheran

Brenda is the Executive Director of the Northeast Region Community Awareness Emergency Response, a proud second generation Canadian and ‘farm kid’ from northern Alberta, and a dedicated life-long learner. Get to know Brenda >>

Corey Graham

Corey Graham has been a Surface Landman and environmental professional for over 17 years. Get to know Corey >>

Jodie Hierlmeier

Jodie has spent most of her legal career practicing environmental law in the not-for-profit sector and government sector. Get to know Jodie >>

Benjamin Misener

Previously the Manager of Land & Environment for Brazeau County, Benjamin is currently enrolled in Conservation Biology at the University of Alberta. Learn more about Benjamin >>

Warren Noga

Warren is a policy analyst with the Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA), where he researches a variety of issues that affect rural municipalities. Learn more about Warren >>

Suzanne Young

Suzanne is currently the Director of Open Space Planning and Design with the City of Edmonton. She is a Registered Professional Planner and has worked in both Alberta and Ontario. Learn more about Suzanne >>

Photo credit Delaney Anderson.

Board Committees

Having access to valuable stewardship information and resources is important to helping you become a good steward. Learn how you can get involved.