Board of Directors



BBB Serving Southern Alberta and East Kootenay regrets to announce the passing of respected board member emeritus, Al Searle. A longtime champion of BBB, Al was a former President and CEO of the Canadian Council of Better Business Bureaus, a former chair of the Board of Directors of the BBB Serving Southern Alberta and East Kootenay and also served as interim CEO of this BBB in the year 2000. He continued to serve on our Board as an emeritus member until his passing. We offer his family our most sincere condolences and recognize his exceptional contribution to building an ethical marketplace in southern Alberta and beyond

Chair: David Steele, Bennett Jones LLP

In addition to being the chairman of BBB’s board of directors, David Steele is a partner at Bennett Jones LLP and an excellent legal resource who practices civil litigation, particularly medical malpractice, policing, commercial, fraud, and intellectual property litigation. He is also experienced in criminal and quasi-criminal litigation and advice regarding fraud, competition, occupational health and safety, tax, environmental, and transportation offences.

Executive Committee

Keith Davis, Davis Communications Group
Tony Fisher, SML Entertainment
Denise Higginson, Renfrew Insurance
Nick Sims, Sunik Roofing
Nathan Wong, Crescent Point Energy
Jim Gillespie, Canadian Motor Dealers Association

Board of Directors

Julie Berdin, Arpi's Industries
Stacy Walton, 24/7 Electric
Patti Falconer, Falconer Academy of Modelling
Dal Lewis,Calgary Sun
Sharlene Massie, About Staffing Ltd.
Larry Metz, Meerkat Roofing
Greg Shannon, Dynamic Circulation Inc.
Charron Ungar, Homes by Avi (Canada) Inc.
Paul Williams, Centaur Subaru
Harper-Lee Overli, 54Blue