Industry Councils

The Alberta Recycling Management Authority’s (ARMA) Board of Directors appoints members to the Industry Councils of Electronics Recycling Alberta, Paint Recycling Alberta, Tire Recycling Alberta, and Used Oil Recycling Alberta.

These Councils provide industry insight and recommendations to the Board of Directors on key aspects for each respective program. This allows direct involvement by key stakeholders in the development of environmentally sound and effective approaches for managing the designated materials.

Electronics Recycling Alberta Industry Council

  • Jason London, City of Calgary (Interim Chair) – Municipal recycling interests in Alberta
  • Amos Ncube – Alberta Environment and Protected Areas
  • Maury McCausland, London Drugs Ltd. – Supplier representation
  • Nicholas Svensson, SMART Technologies – Supplier representation
  • Peter Birt, Best Buy Canada Ltd. – Supplier representation
  • Vacant – View the posting and apply to be on the Board

Paint Recycling Alberta Industry Council

  • Lis Anderson (Chair)
  • Paul Lyons, Town of Okotoks – Municipal recycling interests in Alberta
  • Shelleen Lakusta – Alberta Environment and Protected Areas
  • Dave Chaulk, Cloverdale Paint – Manufacturer representation
  • Neil Wanhella, Akzo Nobel Coatings – Manufacturer representation
  • Slavica Kacarevic, Canadian Tire – Retailer representation

Tire Recycling Alberta Industry Council

  • Nelson Tonn (Chair), Fountain Tire Ltd. – Supplier representation
  • Jennifer Besinger, County of Grande Prairie – Municipal recycling interests in Alberta
  • Rick Berkenbosch – Alberta Environment and Protected Areas
  • Andrew Boulton – Western Canada Tire Dealers Association
  • Glenn Smaha – Motor Dealers Association
  • Keshav Das, BTK Tires Canada Inc. – Manufacturer representation

Used Oil Recycling Alberta Industry Council

  • Alain Portelance (Chair)
  • Andrew Calder, Bow Valley Waste Management Commission – Municipal recycling interests in Alberta
  • Rick Berkenbosch – Alberta Environment and Protected Areas
  • D.R. Andrew Peterson, HF Sinclair – Oil manufacturer, brand owner/marketer representation
  • Paul Robinson, Norward Auto Services o/a Great Canadian Oil Change – Oil retailer representation
  • Darren Riley, Finning (Canada) – Filter manufacturer, brand owner/marketer representation
  • Vacant