Board of Directors2019-01-11T15:07:36-07:00

Goodwill Board of Directors

Meet Our Board of Directors

Goodwill Industries of Alberta is led by a volunteer Board of Directors, who oversees the governance of the organization. The Board is made up of community and business leaders throughout Alberta.

Dale Monaghan | President & CEO

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Since coming to Goodwill Industries of Alberta in 2011, Dale has provided significant experience in both business and community development with Goodwill Industries of Alberta. He previously worked with the Mikisew Group of Companies, Alberta Legislature, City of Edmonton and Travel Alberta, providing expertise in business development and marketing at the national and international levels.

Dale is an active volunteer in the community including serving on the Board of Directors for the 2012 Alberta Winter Games and has been involved with the Special Olympics. He continues to push for excellence in community leadership and helping Goodwill provide employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

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Kevin MacDonald | Chair

Committees: Chair, Executive Ex-Officio, All

Kevin is the newest Board Chair of Goodwill Industries of Alberta. He is the Founder and Business Consultant at L6S Business Consulting, helping business owners with overall planning, strategies and increasing operational efficiencies and profitability. Over Kevin’s career, he has taken on various roles which allowed him to lead the IT, Human Resources and Accounting departments of various companies.

Kevin has a family member that is legally blind and suffers from a mental illness. The sleepless nights, frustrations, and heartache that Kevin’s family has gone through is the reason that Kevin joined the Board of Goodwill. If one less Albertan family doesn’t have to go through the same emotional roller coaster, Kevin sees him time at Goodwill as successful.

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Larry Brownoff | Vice Chair/Past Chair

Committee: Governance

Larry joined the Board of Directors in 2010 and currently serves as the Vice Chair. Larry served as Chair of Board for four years and Chair of the Relationship Review Committee for two years. He is the Director, Member Engagement and Technical Advisory with CPA Alberta in the Edmonton office.

Larry comes to Goodwill from Robert Half International where he specialized in senior finance and accounting recruitment, placement of senior project financial professionals and executive search. In addition to his decade of recruiting expertise, Larry brings 17 years of senior level industry experience.

Larry has been active in professional and community activities throughout his career and is proud to serve with Goodwill.

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Jammi R. Rao | Executive Chair

Committee: Chair, Governance Executive

Over the course of his 32 year career, Jammi has worked with commercial banks in India, Japan, Kuwait and Canada. He currently works with regulator of Alberta’s credit unions where he is responsible for Strategic Planning, Data Analytics and Regulatory Practices.

Jammi has served on the board of Goodwill Industries of Alberta for the past four years and brings proven leadership experience, excellent communication skills and an ability to grasp complex technical concepts required for sound analysis and decision making.

He believes in giving back to the community and says he feels fulfilled by contributing his time and expertise to furthering Goodwill’s mission.

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Meghan Unterschultz | Secretary

Committee: Governance Executive

Meghan brings a wealth of knowledge to Goodwill from community engagement to organizational development. As Assistant Dean, Advancement with the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, Meghan develops fundraising strategies to support research and successful outcomes for graduate students. In 2017, Meghan was honoured to be named one of Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40.

Community contribution is important in Meghan’s life. In addition to serving Goodwill Industries of Alberta, Meghan also volunteers as a Big Sister mentor and has served on the Parkland Turning Points Society board, helping to advance the wellness and growth of women, girls and families.

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Dorothy Chan | Treasurer

Committee: Chair, Finance and Audit Executive

Dorothy is a Chartered Professional Accountant, financial leader and business partner with a history of working in environments that are going through aggressive growth and rapid change. She has worked with a diverse portfolio of organizations navigating through high growth and restructuring while fostering internal innovation.

Dorothy believes in giving back to the community and is honoured to be serving on the board.

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Bikram Daulay

Committee: Finance and Audit

Bikram is a well-rounded business leader with 18 year of experience in general business management with emphasis on brand building, marketing, communications, and strategy development.

Bikram’s experience spans the globe and includes work in Canada, the United States, Europe, and India. He is currently responsible for managing all marketing and communications for SCM Insurance Services and is looking to help impact positive development at Goodwill.

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Sabrina Huot

Committee: Finance and Audit

Sabrina is an active philanthropist, volunteering with organizations such as You Can Ride 2, the MacEwan University Office of Sustainability and World Merit Edmonton. She is looking to expand on her education, as she is pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce degree at MacEwan.

Her youngest sister and cousin both have Cerebral Palsy and have inspired Sabrina to join the Goodwill Board of Directors so she can help not only her family, but all Albertans with disabilities, enhance their lives through meaningful employment.

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Teri Muhlbeier

Committee: Finance and Audit

As long-term resident of the Edmonton community, Teri has been actively involved in volunteering throughout her life as a mentor, board member and chair of fundraising events. Her career has included accounting and leadership positions in non-profit, public and the private sector.

Terri is always looking for opportunities to give back. She joined the Goodwill board because she believes in their mission and wants to help enhance the lives of people living with disabilities.

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Brad Severin, CPA CA CFP TEP

Committee: Finance and Audit

Brad is a Chartered Accountant with a focus in planning for owner-managers of Canadian-controlled private corporations.

He joined the Board of Goodwill as a way of contributing to the social fabric of a community that has provided so much to his family. He has a strong belief in the responsibility of business, providing persons with disabilities meaningful opportunities for employment and development in pursuing a productive existence.

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Werner Pietrzyk

Committee: Finance and Audit

Working and living out of Edmonton, Werner’s experience spans from accounting and finance to strategic planning and budgeting.

Werner joined the Goodwill team because of the mission and the business model of the social enterprise. Given his experience working in a cooperative system he felt he was in a good position to help add some additional value to an already amazingly well-managed organization.

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