The Land Compensation Board is a quasi-judicial board established by the Expropriation Act. 
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Board Structure

The Board Chair and all Board Members 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 operates independently from the government and other agencies.

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Chair
 
Maximize Susan McRory
Members
 
Maximize Jeffrey Bone, J.D., LL.M.
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, 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
Maximize Katherine Camarta
Maximize Tracy King
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 Stefne Madison
Stefne Madison has been a lawyer for 22 years, specializing mainly in criminal and administrative law. She obtained both of her post-secondary degrees from the University of Alberta and was admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in 1995.  Ms. Madison has experience as both a Crown prosecutor as well as criminal defence counsel in all levels of court in Alberta.  In the past several years she has concentrated on administrative law with two tribunals.  Her main concentration in the past year has been as vice chair with the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board in Calgary.  In that role Ms. Madison has often chaired hearings, facilitated Board deliberations, and written Board decisions.
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 Ron 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.
Maximize Glenn Selland
Director
 
Maximize Jill Mason, B.Sc., LLB, LLM
Solicitor
 
Maximize Karen Sinclair-Santos, BA, LL.B., Q.C.
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