Board of Directors
A seasoned entrepreneur with extensive board governance expertise, Alan has three decades of experience helping Alberta companies and organizations to thrive and grow. Alan currently serves as a board member and volunteer, providing leadership and strategic guidance for several different organizations including: Board Chair Magna IV Engineering, United Way of Edmonton Capital Region, Board Chair at Arrkann Trailer and RV Limited and more. Alan became involved with WBF in December 2018.
Landa is the Owner of Richards Consultancy Inc. in Calgary, AB. She has completed several professional designations (CPA, CMA, CIA, CMC, CRMA) with experience in internal controls, risk management, compliance, audit and operations management systems as well as a background in many industries including oil and gas, construction and government. Landa’s prior board experience was with the Norfolk Housing Authority in Calgary, AB. Landa became involved with WBF in December 2019 and has served as Chair of the Audit Committee since September 2020.
Julia has a diversity of legal and leadership experience in private practice, industry and nonprofit. She is passionate about supporting and empowering women in non-traditional roles and industries. Julia has been a proud member of the Board of Directors since March 2017 and has served as Chair of the Governance Committee since March 2020.
Director, Human Resource Committee Chair
Lindsay is a partner with Boyden who has 20 years of experience as an integrated strategic human resources business partner. She is a passionate diversity and inclusion change agent and employee champion collaborator. As a former Vice-President of Human Resources and Head of Human Resources for Canada in a large U.S. based organization, her vast experience in employee & labour relations management, employee attraction, development and retention make Lindsay a great asset to the WBF Board. She is also active in the community as a Business Mentor with Threshold Impact Venture Mentoring Services. Lindsay joined WBF in March 2019.
Darielle (CPA, CGA, MBA) is the Vice-President of Finance & Shared Services for Williams Engineering Canada Inc. She has 20 years of experience as a finance and operations professional. In addition to being on the board for WBF, Darielle is also a board member for Scott Builders where she chairs the Governance Committee and sits on the Audit Committee. Darielle’s prior board experience was as the treasurer for the non-profit Northern Lights Theatre. Darielle joined WBF in January 2021.
Maya has served in various leadership capacities with the City of Spruce Grove, City of St. Albert, NorQuest College, Alberta Alcohol & Drug Abuse Commission and ATB Financial, after starting her career with the Government of Alberta’s Public Affairs Bureau. Maya holds a BA in History (Political Science) from the University of Alberta and an Advertising and Public Relations Diploma from MacEwan University. Maya is a Public Member of the Board of Directors and Vice-Treasurer of the Finance Committee of the Edmonton West Primary Care Network. She was appointed by Edmonton City Council as a commissionaire on the City of Edmonton’s inaugural Ward Boundary Commission, which redrew the ward boundaries for the 2021 civic elections and made recommendations for the policy guiding future ward boundary changes. She served on the Board of Trustees of the Capital Care Foundation for five years and was a founding executive of the Alberta Smart City Alliance which aimed to promote technology adaptations in the municipal sector. Maya joined WBF in January 2021.
Rebecca is a Cree-Metis woman with a passion for Indigenous Relations and changing the socio-economic profile of Indigenous people in Canada. She is a Red Seal Journeyperson Electrician, with more than 25 years’ experience in the construction industry. Her work experience includes field work, government administration and in her current role she provides executive level support as well as companywide education, engagement and advocacy to support Indigenous equity within construction projects at Bird. Rebecca is a Canadian Apprenticeship Forum board (CAF) member and on the CAF SWiT (Strategy for Women in the Trades) taskforce. She is passionate about improving the representation of women in skilled trades across Canada, ensuring there are opportunities for women in all the projects she manages. Channeling her firsthand knowledge of the barriers women, Indigenous people, and other underrepresented groups face in industry, she works with communities and organizations to promote opportunities to those groups to pursue careers in the skilled trades. Rebecca joined WBF in January 2021.
Freddie is the Director of Information Systems and CI&DO at Morgan Contraction and Environmental. He’s highly skilled in strategy, leadership, passion, and commercial awareness. Not only is he part of WBF’s board, but he also serves on the Board of GRIT Programs. He has served on numerous boards, including the National CIO Association, CIO Association Edmonton Chapter, Canadian Cloud Council, Senior Assisted Transportation Servers (SATS), and LIFT Drive Happiness. Freddie joined WBF in May 2018.
Lina Cosentino (CPA, CMA, BA) is currently the Director of Human Resources at WCB Alberta. In prior management roles held, Lina has gained extensive experience in supply chain and facility management along with strategic and financial planning. Prior board experience includes being the Board Chair of the YWCA of Edmonton. Lina was also a member of the City of Edmonton’s Environmental Advisory Committee. Lina joined the WBF board in September 2022.
Scott Brattly, BA., LL. B
A seasoned leader in human resources with over 30 years of experience, Scott has a wealth of knowledge and expertise derived from various diverse roles in companies based in both Canada and the United States. He is recognized as an accomplished, collaborative leader with a deep knowledge base in labour relations, talent management, employee engagement and diversity & inclusion.
In his full-time role of Chief Human Resources Officer with Broadstreet, Scott is accountable for the execution and development of the human resource strategy, which directly supports the overall business plan and direction for the organization. He provides strategic leadership and guidance by articulating the human resources plans to the team.
Scott’s formal education includes a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of British Columbia, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Victoria. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Scott’s leisure pursuits include softball, hockey, hiking, golf, sea kayaking and getting out on the various bikes he has: a road bike, mountain bike and motorcycle. He loves being outside as much as possible, especially with his wife and dog.
Bob Masterson is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). He is the chief spokesperson and lead lobbyist for Canada’s chemistry and plastics industry, the country’s third-largest manufacturing sector.
Bob holds an engineering degree from Queen’s University and Master of Public Administration degree from Carleton University and is a Chartered Director through the McMaster DeGroote School of Business.