Directors and Members

The Beverage Container Management Board consists of a 16-member Board of Directors. Membership on the Board is set under the Societies Act Bylaw and includes representation from a cross-section of stakeholders including: beverage manufacturers, depot owners, hotel and liquor store representatives, municipal and provincial government representatives, environmental organizations and the public. 

Board members each sit for three-year terms (with a maximum of three terms) and serve on a number of board committees. Director appointments are reviewed annually and new members and directors are appointed at the BCMB’s Annual General Meeting and Board meeting held in June each year. 

Public Representatives

Andrew Stephens Read Bio ›

Chair, Nominated by the Beverage Container Management Board

Patricia McLeod Read Bio ›

Nominated by the Beverage Container Management Board

Anne Auriat Read Bio ›

Nominated by the Alberta Environmental Network

Owen Edmondson Read Bio ›

Nominated by the Beverage Container Management Board

Trina Jones Read Bio ›

Nominated by the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association

Depot Representatives

Kulwant Dhillon Read Bio ›

Nominated by the Alberta Bottle Depot Association

Ivonne Martinez Read Bio ›

Jointly nominated by the Alberta Liquor Store Association, and Alberta Hotel and Lodging Association

Brenda Smith Read Bio ›

Secretary, Nominated by the Alberta Bottle Depot Association

Farid Remtulla Read Bio ›

Nominated by the Alberta Bottle Depot Association

Tom Marr-Laing Read Bio ›

Nominated by the Alberta Bottle Depot Association

Manufacturer Representatives

Nicholas Kissel Read Bio ›

Treasurer, Nominated by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission

Marilyn Martin Read Bio ›

Nominted by the Alberta Beverage Council

Cheryl McLaughlin Read Bio ›

Nominated by the Alberta Soft Drink Council

Usman Valiante Read Bio ›

Nominated by the Alberta Beer Container Corporation

Brian Moore Read Bio ›

Noninated by the Alberta Dairy Council

Government Representative

Patrick Kane Read Bio ›

Non-voting, Nominated by Alberta Environment and Parks

BCMB Mandate - to regulate and enhance a leading beverage container system that protects Alberta’s environment.