August 21, 1997 - Present (term has no expiry)
Patrick Kane is a senior manager with Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP), responsible for the development of waste policy for Alberta. In his role with AEP, Patrick has played a key role in the establishment of recycling programs for beverage containers, used oil materials, tires, unused paint and paint containers, and Canada’s first program for electronics recycling.
His team was awarded the Recycling Council of Alberta “R’s of Excellence Award” for government leadership (2005) and for the development of Alberta’s Greening Government Strategy (2011), and was the recipient of an Alberta Emerald Award (2007) for the development of provincial waste stewardship programs. The Alberta Emerald Foundation showcases environmental leadership in Alberta, setting an example of environmental excellence for all to follow.
Patrick is a Certified Management Accountant, has a Business Administration Degree from the University of New Brunswick, is a certified Environmental Practitioner (EP ) and has obtained the Chartered Director (C.Dir.) designation from The Directors College (a joint venture of McMaster University and The Conference Board of Canada).