Independent Council Compensation Committee Appointed
April 17, 2012
A new Independent City Council Compensation Committee is in place. During their term, the committee reviews the remuneration provided to Councilors, including base salary, benefits, pensions, other allowances and market and annual adjustment policies. The Committee will make recommendations to Council by January 31, 2013.
“I am pleased to extend a warm welcome to our new Independent Council Compensation Committee members,” said Mayor Stephen Mandel.
George Andrews is NAIT’s Vice President External Relations and Chief Development Officer, and has been involved in marketing and communications within the Canadian financial sector and several national non-profit organizations. George has also been continuously active as a non-profit board member with a variety of organizations since 1981, and is currently active on one national and one regional non-profit board.
Phyllis Clarke is the Vice-President (Finance & Administration) and Chief Financial Officer of the University of Alberta. She has served the Ontario Government as Assistant Deputy Minister to the Management Board of Cabinet, as Chief Economist of the Province, and as Assistant Deputy Minister of Economic Policy, Ministry of Finance, and presently serves on several boards including EEDC.
Shelley Ewart-Johnson has 22-years experience as a Senior Executive with the Alberta Government and with the Alberta Health Care Association, and has served as Deputy Minister, Alberta Government in Labour/Human Resources, Employment, Health and Wellness, Aboriginal Affairs and northern Development, and Municipal Affairs and Housing, as well as serving on several boards.
Dan McKinley brings over 30 years of public accounting experience. Dan is a board member of the Alberta Securities Commission, a member of the NWT Judicial Compensation Commission, and past Chairman of the Alberta Judicial Compensation Commission. He has and continues to be involved in various boards and associations.
Paul Precht has worked in the Treasury, Environment and Energy Departments of the Government of Alberta as an economic analyst and an executive. Paul is Past President of the Economics Society of Northern Alberta, a member of the International Association for Energy Economics and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, has served on various boards, and is an active member of the community.
The Independent Council Compensation Committee’s first meeting will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2012.
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