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Board Structure

All Board Members and the Board Chair are appointed by the Government of Alberta Cabinet. The Board is comprised of a cross-section of Albertans selected through a public recruitment process. All Board members are governed by their Code of Conduct. For more information on the appointment process, see Mandate & Roles Document.


The Board reports annually to the provincial Minister of Municipal Affairs, but the Board sets its own rules and operates independently from the government and other agencies.

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Maximize Susan McRory
Vice - Chair
Maximize Jeffrey Bone
Minimize Shannon Boyer

Shannon practiced civil litigation in Edmonton for 17 years, becoming a member of the MGB in 2013 and the NHBPB in 2014. Shannon serves across the province hearing CARBS, AB Disaster Relief, Linear and Subdivision matters. She resides in Edmonton with her husband and two teenage sons and is an avid painter, gardener and skier.

Maximize Mary Kay Brook
Minimize Katherine Camarta

Katherine Camarta is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario in Politics, Queen's University in Law and Mount Royal University in Journalism. She has been practicing law in Calgary since 1979; firstly in private practice followed by practice in the oil and gas, pipeline and electricity industries. She has considerable experience in the areas of corporate finance, securities regulation, energy project development, energy and environmental regulation and corporate and commercial transaction work. Mrs. Camarta currently sits on the Board of Directors of a charitable foundation promoting medical research and is a Board Member of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board for the City of Calgary.

Minimize Tracy King

Tracy King is a litigation lawyer with extensive experience in administrative law and Crown law. Early in her legal practice, she dealt with a variety of issues involving surface rights and land compensation issues. She recently re-entered professional life after significant family obligations. During her time away from professional life, she remained active within the community volunteering on a number of boards and committees. Most recently she joined the Terwillegar Riverbend Advisory Council as her community’s Ambassador.

Minimize Jerry Krysa

Jerry Krysa is an accredited municipal assessor (retired) with over 25 years of experience. He is the former Manager of the City of Edmonton Assessment Review Board. Jerry is also a retired farm operator.

Minimize Line Lacasse

Line Lacasse is a graduate of the University of Montreal and of McGill University where she obtained both her civil and common law degrees. Ms. Lacasse has practiced law for 25 years and is currently a member of the Alberta, Quebec and British Columbia Law Societies.

Ms. Lacasse has extensive experience as legal counsel in the energy and utilities industry. She has provided advice on regulatory, administrative, Indigenous and environmental matters, represented clients in court cases and regulatory hearings, developed, negotiated and implemented agreements, participated in project development, assessment and implementation and in the development of corporate strategies and policies in Alberta, Quebec and British Columbia.

Ms. Lacasse’s early career included high profile litigation cases in Quebec and British Columbia representing resource industry clients developing energy and utilities projects in court proceedings and in regulatory hearings. At the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (predecessor to the Alberta Utilities Commission), Ms. Lacasse advised Board members and staff on legal aspects of energy developments including landowners and Indigenous matters, participated in public hearings, organized and analyzed complex evidence, cross-examined panels and participated in drafting decisions when required.

More recently, as senior legal counsel for TransCanada, Ms. Lacasse provided strategic, business, regulatory and legal advice to all departments and to senior executives regarding Indigenous, land interests and environmentally related matters on new and existing projects and facilities as well as on proposed acquisitions. This included acting as lead Indigenous counsel on the Energy East Project.

Ms. Lacasse has always been involved in a number of volunteer activities, including school boards, community boards, and fund raising for various causes. Currently, Ms. Lacasse is a Red Cross trained emergency response team member and a personal responder for Calgary. She also volunteers at Making Changes and the Walk-In Closet, two organizations helping women by facilitating their integration into the Alberta work force.

Minimize Terri Mann

Terri Mann was appointed a Member of the Surface Rights and Land Compensation Board July 2016. Terri has a B.Comm from the University of Alberta, a Law degree from the University of Western Ontario and a diploma from the Canadian Securities Institute.

Terri has significant experience in litigation, having practiced civil litigation in Alberta for a decade, before all levels of Court. She retired from law to serve on a complex familial trust, which managed both residential and commercial property, then served as an adjudicator with several administrative tribunals including notably, serving as Chair of the Edmonton Assessment Review Board. In this role, she adjudicated disputes concerning the assessment of Edmonton residential, commercial and industrial properties and acted as liaison between Board members and the Executive Committee of City Council and the Municipal Government Board. She has also remained active in the academic community, having instructed entry-level and graduate business law with the Alberta School of Business, both to domestic and international students.

Minimize John McCarthy

John McCarthy has over 35 years of public and private sector leadership experience in the energy sector with a concentration in regulation, safety, environmental protection and economics.  During a long career with the National Energy Board (NEB), John held a number of executive positions including leadership of the Safety and Environment Operations group. During his tenure, he served as both the Chief Conservation Officer and the Chief Safety Officer under the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act.  John also led the Strategy and Analysis group responsible for the development of the regulatory program and the NEB’s Energy Information Program.  In that capacity, John has directed or contributed to over 20 studies related to energy in Canada.

Subsequent to leaving the NEB, John worked in the area of safety and environment compliance, landowner relations, strategic planning, technical training and quality for a major energy company.  John has experience on corporate and volunteer boards and is now an independent energy consultant in Calgary.

John has an MBA from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Engineering from Carleton University.  John is an active community volunteer and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geophysicists of Alberta.

Minimize Ronald Roy
Ronald Roy is an experienced Real Estate and Mortgage Broker. He is a current member of the Alberta Municipal Government Board and a former member of the Calgary Assessment Review Board. Ron is also a retired Officer with the Canadian Army.
Minimize Glenn Selland

Glenn Selland is a highly qualified land use, environmental and regulatory professional with over 33 years of progressive leadership experience within various environmental agencies. He is experienced in the management and resolution of sensitive and controversial issues and is committed to sound environmental stewardship. Early career experiences in the field of forestry and natural resources built a strong foundation of experience and lifelong interest in natural resources conservation and management as well as environmental policies. Glenn’s well-developed interpersonal and public speaking skills, comfort in working with groups and individual external stakeholders and ability to maintain positive working relationships supports achievement of positive, constructive results. Glenn was first appointed to the Natural Resources Conservation Board in February 2016 and looks forward to continuing with an agency that models balanced decision making in the public interest.

Glenn is an active member of the Cloverdale Community League (Edmonton) serving as co-chair of the LRT Liaison Committee and member of the Gallagher Park Master Planning Team and is a member of the Board of Governors – Concordia University, Edmonton.

Minimize Jerry Zezulka

Jerry Zezulka was raised in Lethbridge, Alberta. At the age of 19, Jerry moved to Calgary and began work with a private consulting firm that specialized in property assessments. From there, he moved to Canada Mortgage and Housing (CMHC), where he spent almost two years before being transferred back to Lethbridge as head of the appraisal department.

In 1970, Jerry was transferred to Halifax, Nova Scotia, as the assistant head of the appraisal division. For personal reasons, he left CMHC and moved back to Lethbridge where he started his own fee appraisal firm. After two years, he relocated to Calgary where he spent 12 years as a commercial real estate appraiser.

In 1986, Jerry moved his family to Medicine Hat, where he currently resides with his new wife, Paulette. In 2009, Jerry joined the Municipal Government Board, while he continued his appraisal practice.

Jerry is a real estate appraiser with more than 40 years’ experience. Former executive with property appraisal firms. Currently, also a Member of Municipal Government Board.

Minimize Mike Hartfield (Operations)

Mike Hartfield is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over twenty years of business experience spanning private industry, public accounting, federal and provincial governments. Mike joined the Surface Rights Board and Land Compensation Board as director of Operations in 2016.

Maximize Jill Mason, B.Sc.N, LLB, LLM (Dispute Resolution)
Minimize Mike D' Alquen

Mike D' Alquen has worked in the area of administrative law since 2004. He serves as Board Counsel to the Municipal Government Board and New Home Buyer Protection Board, and joined the Surface Rights Board and Land Compensation Board with the administrative amalgamation of the four boards in 2016.

Maximize Karen Sinclair-Santos, Q.C.
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