William S. Rice, Q.C.
Mr. Rice was reappointed in December 2009 to a second term as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Alberta Securities Commission to conclude July 15, 2015. In January 2011, he was appointed Chair of the Canadian Securities Administrators for a two-year term, ending March 31, 2013. Mr. Rice acts as an ex officio member on all ASC Committees. At the beginning of his tenure with the ASC in 2005, Mr. Rice had over 25 years of experience as a securities lawyer and had most recently concluded a 32-year career with the Bennett Jones LLP law firm with a five-year term as its national managing partner. Mr. Rice has also had extensive board membership and chair responsibilities with both public and private companies. Bill Rice
Glenda A. Campbell, Q.C., ICD.D
Ms. Campbell was appointed Vice-Chair in September 1999. Prior to that, she served the ASC as Director, Legal Services and Policy Development and was instrumental in creating a national voice for Alberta through the development of policies and legislation at the national and local levels with a view to harmonizing the securities regime in Canada. Ms. Campbell has lectured extensively in professional continuing education seminars and has authored a number of papers on administrative law and securities regulation. Ms. Campbell was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1999 and received her ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2010.
Stephen R. Murison
Mr. Murison was appointed Vice-Chair in April 2003. He first joined the ASC as legal counsel in 1997, a position in which he worked extensively on a number of key policy initiatives. Prior to his employment with the Commission he was a partner with a national law firm, where he specialized in taxation, securities and corporate law.
Terry Allen, CFA, ICD.D
Ms. Allen became a Member in March 2012 and is a member of the ASC’s Audit Committee. She is the founder and President of Pivotal Capital Advisory, a boutique investment banking firm which provides project and corporate finance advice and raises capital for clients. Ms. Allen has over 25 years of advisory and banking experience and has held a variety of positions representing corporations and underwriters in financing transactions. Prior to founding Pivotal, Ms. Allen was Senior Vice President and Director of PricewaterhouseCoopers where she led the Project Finance and Privatization Group in Calgary from 2000-2002. She was also a senior corporate banker at CIBC and TD Bank from 1987 to 1996. Ms. Allen has been a director on a number of corporate and not-for profit boards, and is presently a member of several advisory boards and the Executive Committee of the Calgary chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Webster (Web) Macdonald, Q.C.
Mr. Macdonald became a Member in March 2012 and is a member of the ASC’s Governance Committee. He was has more than 40 years of experience in the legal profession and has practiced extensively in the field of litigation. He is a recently retired partner of Blake, Cassels & Graydon law firm in Calgary and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Mr. Macdonald has served as a bencher of The Law Society of Alberta, President of the Calgary Bar Association, Chairman of the Calgary Police Commission, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Glenbow Museum and member of the Canadian Museum of Civilization/Canadian War Museum. He is currently a member of the Dean's Advisory Committee at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary.
Maureen McCawMs. McCaw became a Member in March 2012 and serves of the ASC’s Human Resources Committee. She is the former Executive Vice-President for Alberta of Leger Marketing Research, a business she founded as Criterion Research Corp. in 1986. She is currently a director of Suncor Energy, the Edmonton Regional Airports Authority and sits on the advisory board for Leger Marketing. Ms. McCaw is also a board member of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, The Nature Conservancy and Women Building Futures. She has held director positions with Petro-Canada, EBA Engineering, Citadel Theatre and served as the Chair of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce.
Roderick J. McKay, FCA, ICD.D
Mr. McKay became a Member in April 2007 and is Lead Independent Member of the ASC and serves on its Human Resources Committee. He is currently a member of the Board and Audit Committee of Fidelity Capital Structure Corporation, Chair of the Board of Tourism Calgary, and a member of the board the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Calgary Counselling Centre and Quest Theatre. He held various senior executive management roles in the Canadian and international firm of KPMG until his retirement in September 2006.
Daniel McKinley, FCA, ICD.D
Mr. McKinley became a Member in May 2010 and serves as Chair of the ASC’s Audit Committee. He has over 30 years’ experience in public accounting and is currently a partner in the Grant Thornton tax services group in Edmonton. During his career, Mr. McKinley has specialized in matters of taxation and related areas, such as financing proposals, restructuring arrangements, cross-border transactions and operations, and litigation settlements. He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and, in 2001, was awarded his FCA designation by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta.
Kenneth B. Potter, Q.C.
Mr. Potter became a Member in April 2007 and is Chair of the ASC’s Human Resources Committee. Prior to his retirement in 2011, he was a partner of the Macleod Dixon LLP law firm in Calgary where he practised in the securities and corporate law areas. Holding an LL.B. from the University of Alberta and an LL.M. from the London School of Economics, Mr. Potter has taught securities and corporate law as a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary and in New Zealand and has written numerous articles on corporate and securities law matters.
Glen D. Roane, ICD.D
Mr. Roane became a Member in April 2007 and serves as Chair of the ASC’s Governance Committee. He is a corporate director who previously spent 18 years in various roles in the Canadian financial services industry. Employers included the Toronto Dominion Bank, Burns Fry Ltd. and Lancaster Financial Inc. Mr. Roane is currently a director of Enerplus Corporation, Badger Daylighting Ltd., Logan International Inc., Compton Petroleum Ltd, SilverBirch Energy Corporation and the GBC North American Fund Inc. He holds a B.A. and an MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston.
Richard A. Shaw, Q.C., ICD.D
Mr. Shaw became a Member in May 2011 and is a member of the ASC’s Governance Committee. He has close to 40 years of experience providing legal advisory services in a number of areas including boards of directors, independent and special committees, director and officer liability, corporate governance, shareholder rights plans, securities and corporate finance. Mr. Shaw is a former senior partner at McCarthy Tétrault LLP in Calgary and former Chair of the Calgary Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is currently the Chair of the Board of Governors of Mount Royal University and is a director of Inter Pipeline Fund, Enmax Corporation and a number of private companies.
Fred R. N. Snell, FCA
Mr. Snell became a Member in May 2011. He has more than 40 years of experience in the accounting field with an extensive background in securities regulation, accounting, auditing and finance. A former partner at Ernst & Young LLP, Mr. Snell held the position of Chief Accountant at the ASC from 2001 to 2009. He was appointed a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA) in 1998 in recognition of his service to the profession. He served as President of the Institute in 1998-99.