EEDC appoints four new Directors to its Board

Edmonton, Alberta – May 6, 2016 – Edmonton Economic Development Corporation and the Board Chair, Angela Fong, announce the addition of Jason Ding, Dr. Joseph Doucet, Paul Whittaker, and Catherine Workun, Q.C., to its Board of Directors, effective April 21, 2016.

“I am pleased to continue working with my colleagues as Board Chair, on the Edmonton Economic Development Board of Directors. I welcome the new additions to the Board, and know that with such a dynamic and community-driven group of individuals, we will continue to provide the EEDC team with valuable insights and leadership.”
– Angela Fong, Board Chair, EEDC

  • Jason Ding, Managing Director of H2 Technology Consulting, Inc. Jason founded H2 Technology Consulting, Inc. to support early stage start-up technology companies in Alberta. He also consults to TEC Edmonton as an Executive-in-Residence, as well as Program Director for the TEC Health Accelerator.
  • Dr. Joseph Doucet, Stanley A. Milner Professor and Dean of the Alberta School of Business. Dr. Doucet became the Dean of the Alberta School of Business in July of 2013. He earned his PhD from the University of California, and focuses his research in the areas of energy and regulatory economics and policy.
  • Paul Whittaker, President and CEO of the Alberta Forest Products Association. Paul was previously with the Government of Alberta, serving in a range of senior posts including Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs, Deputy Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations, and President of the Alberta Social Housing Corporation.
  • Catherine Workun, Q.C., Senior Counsel at TELUS. Catherine supports the Customer Solutions team at TELUS on major transactions ranging in value up to billions of dollars with large customers in the oil and gas, financial services, education, and health sectors. Her practice focuses on technology law and commercial transactions related to technology.

About Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
Edmonton Economic Development Corporation is a wholly-owned entity of the City of Edmonton, governed by an independent Board of Directors. EEDC is responsible for providing leadership to Edmonton’s economic growth strategy and works with key stakeholders to differentiate our city, generate prosperity, and heighten the standard of living for Edmontonians.
For more information, visit www.eedc.ca.

Contact information:

Kassandra Kitz
Edmonton Economic Development
780-399-9247
kkitz@edmonton.com