Advisory board

Mission and function

Our Lethbridge and Calgary Advisory Boards assist the Dhillon School of Business set and achieve strategic objectives. This is accomplished by providing insight, advice, and support relative to programs, curriculum, and development endeavors while providing students, faculty, and staff with links to the various stakeholder communities

Role of board members

  • Provide advice and insight relative to the school's vision and strategic direction
  • Provide information on the needs and views of stakeholders
  • Provide feedback and advice on programs and curriculum
  • Communicate, endorse and advocate the Dhillon School of Business' interests to external constituencies such as the community, business, organizations, and the provincial and federal governments
  • Provide a link to the community, businesses, organizations, and government
  • Initiate and support development/fundraising efforts of the school
  • Provide assistance to programs such as PDP, Co-op, and IME, through promotion and identification of potential partners
  • Provide contacts and/or act as a resource for students

Board members

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Dennis Chinner

VP and Investment Advisor

Chinner Wealth Management RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

Clint Dunford

Clint Dunford

MLA, Lethbridge West 1993 - 2008

Government of Alberta

Arnold Follinglo

Arnold Follinglo

Partner (retired)

KPMG LLP

Bruce Galts

Bruce Galts

Owner

Galko Homes

Bill Halley

Bill Halley

Technology Development Advisor

Alberta Innovates

Lynda Kavanagh

Lynda Kavanagh

Owner

WOW Communications

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Terry Mah

Financial Advisor

Manulife Securities Incorporated

Kelly Philipp

Kelly Philipp

VP & CFO

Haul All Equipment Ltd.

Blair Roth

Blair Roth

Director, Special Crops

Viterra

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Darlene Sinclair

General Manager

Community Futures Lethbridge Region

Shipla Stocker

Shilpa Stocker

Owner

Westwinds Management Solutions

Mark Switzer

Mark Switzer

President

Carline Muffler and Switzer Automotive

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Bruce Thurston

CEO

Management Resource Services

David Westwood

David Westwood

VP, General Manager, Geomatics

Planet Labs

Calgary Advisory Board Members

Alan Boras

Alan Boras

Director, Communications Stakeholder Relations

Seven Generations Energy Ltd.

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Paula Breeze

VP, Human Resources

CEDA International

Winston Chow

Winston Chow

Director, China Practice

BDO Canada Ltd.

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Lorna Crowshoe

Aboriginal Issues Strategist

City of Calgary

Garret Ganden

Garrett Ganden

President and CEO

Rocky Mountain Equipment

Clark Grue

Clark Grue

President and CEO

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

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Rory Hinton

Manager of Risk

Plains Midstream

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Ray Kettenbach

CEO

Ag Venture Farms Ltd.

Travis North

Travis North

Director

Mercuria Commodities Canada Corp.

Louise Taguchi

Louise Taguchi

President

MiraStar Consulting Ltd.

Rob Van Horne

Rob Van Horne

Director, Natural Gas Origination

AOT Energy Canada Natural Gas Inc.