Kevin is the newest Board Chair of Goodwill Industries of Alberta. He is the Founder and Business Consultant at L6S Business Consulting, helping business owners with overall planning, strategies and increasing operational efficiencies and profitability. Over Kevin’s career, he has taken on various roles which allowed him to lead the IT, Human Resources and Accounting departments of various companies.
Kevin has a family member that is legally blind and suffers from a mental illness. The sleepless nights, frustrations, and heartache that Kevin’s family has gone through is the reason that Kevin joined the Board of Goodwill. If one less Albertan family doesn’t have to go through the same emotional roller coaster, Kevin sees him time at Goodwill as successful.
Jodi has over 18 years’ experience encouraging and advancing best practices and policies related to waste minimization, recycling, and a circular economy.
She currently owns and operates JTL Squared Consulting Inc. specializing in overseeing and implementing product stewardship programs and extended producer responsibility programs, encouraging waste minimization.
As long-term resident of the Edmonton community, Teri has been actively involved in volunteering throughout her life as a mentor, board member and chair of fundraising events. Her career has included accounting and leadership positions in non-profit, public and the private sector.
Terri is always looking for opportunities to give back. She joined the Goodwill board because she believes in their mission and wants to help enhance the lives of people living with disabilities.
Working and living out of Edmonton, Werner’s experience spans from accounting and finance to strategic planning and budgeting.
Werner joined the Goodwill team because of the mission and the business model of the social enterprise. Given his experience working in a cooperative system he felt he was in a good position to help add some additional value to an already amazingly well-managed organization.
Throughout 2020 and 2021 Evan has been coordinating with administration and executives to enable growth initiatives within various programs to help support families with children with disabilities (FSCD), Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) and other publicly funded sources. As a Designated Capacity Assessor (DCS), he also has experience in the field of mental health care. In his spare time, Evan takes great interest in fitness and personal wellness.
Steven brings experience from non-profit, for-profit and educational environments. He is passionate about Alberta’s success and promoting Goodwill’s mission of assisting Albertan’s with disabilities in gaining meaningful employment. Steven is a Business Instructor at Bow Valley College and past positions have spanned operations, human resources and marketing.
Educated in India, Europe, Africa and Canada, Steven has travelled to over 35 countries and brings an international perspective to his work. He is an active volunteer in the community and current PhD Candidate, exploring the impact of student loan and consumer debt on Canada’s millennial population.
Paul has a history of community involvement, having previously volunteered with Muscular Dystrophy Canada, Student Legal Services, the University of Alberta Faculty of Law, and the Business Link Edmonton where he provided pro bono legal services to Edmonton area entrepreneurs.
Currently Paul is in-house counsel to Alberta Innovates, where he practices general corporate/commercial law. Paul has experience and achievement in the areas of contract law, privacy law, IP, and regulatory compliance. In addition to his Board work with Goodwill, Paul currently volunteers with the Legal Education Society of Alberta.
Erin wants all Albertans to have opportunities for meaningful employment and is proud to serve on Goodwill’s board. She believes in the power of work, beyond the paycheque, to positively change lives and build communities.
A life-long Albertan, Erin has family and deep roots in both Calgary and Edmonton. In her spare time, Erin is an enthusiastic gardener and is a volunteer judge for Communities in Bloom. She also enjoys DIY projects and upcycling thrift finds from Goodwill.
Leeca is a registered nurse by profession and works as the Director of Clinical Services at the Edmonton West Primary Care Network, where she and her team provide primary care expertise and supports to family physicians and their patients.
Born and raised in Alberta, Leeca has worked in the not-for-profit healthcare sector for over 20 years, first as an ICU nurse and later as a health care leader. She is passionate about advocacy through the preservation of human dignity, promotion of equality, and relief of suffering, to ensure that all Albertans can live their best lives.
Born in India, raised in the UK, and a proud Albertan for more than forty years, Kashmir feels blessed to serve as a volunteer and community-builder. He has brought his extensive public and private sector professional business experience in innovation to support and strengthen many local and international non-profit organizations, and the communities they serve.
Kashmir is excited to join the Goodwill local Board because he believes in the mission of the organization to empower and enhance the lives of people disadvantaged by various types of visible and invisible disabilities and barriers.