The Alberta Emerald Foundation operates through the contributions of time and talent of committed volunteers. From board and committee members, to those who judge over 100 Emerald Award nominations each year, the importance of this group cannot be overlooked.

Executive Committee

Mark Brostrom
Director, City Environmental Strategies, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, Economic & Environmental Sustainability

Lee Funke
Consultant, Torque Communications

Past-Chair/Resource Development Committee Co-Chair:
Andy Etmanski, President
ETCON Environmental Services Ltd.

Rebecca Grant
Finance Advisor, Shell

Communications & Outreach Committee Chair:
Lee Funke
Consultant, Torque Communications

Resource Development Committee Co-Chair
Kari McDonald

Governance Committee Chair:
Maegan Lukian
Environmental Coordinator, Infrastructure, District Operations, Edmonton Public Schools


Alyssa Belanger, Watershed Coordinator – Lesser Slave Watershed Council

Mortimer Capriles, Director of Sustainability and Innovation – Goodwill Industries of Alberta

Dick Ebersohn, Manager, Climate Change & Environment – Environmental & Safety Management, City of Calgary

JoAnn Jamieson, Partner – McLennan Ross LLP

Peter Koning, Director, Sustainable Development Integration – ConocoPhillips Canada

Kari McDonald, Chief Operating Officer – YellowBike Solutions Inc.

Katherine Rogers, Energy Extension Coordinator – Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Government of Alberta

Theresa Wynnyk, Company of Women on the Screen Inc.

Volunteering with the AEF

The Alberta Emerald Foundation is volunteer-driven. We thank those who generously share their time, talent and expertise. Volunteers are involved with the Board of Directors, committees, special events and as ambassadors.

Interested in volunteering with the Alberta Emerald Foundation? CONTACT US!