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Craig Dockrill, Alberta Environment & Parks, Joins WBEA Governance Committee

Fort McMurray, Alberta – The Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) is pleased to welcome Alberta Environment and Parks representative, Craig Dockrill M.Sc., to its Governance Committee. Craig is Resource Manager, Lower Athabasca Region.

Craig is based in Edmonton and holds an M.Sc. in Rangeland & Wildlife Resources from the University of Alberta. His experience in the Lower Athabasca Region derives from previous responsibilities for fisheries and wildlife programs with emphasis on northeastern Alberta including the mineable oil sands area. He also led the EIA Team for the Lower Athabasca Region.

The WBEA Governance Committee, elected by Association Board Members, comprises seven members. The Governance Committee meets monthly and fulfills a lead role within the Board in relation to all governance functions of WBEA’s multi-stakeholder Board. (Executive Director and Governance Committee)

WBEA Executive Director, Dr. Kevin Percy, is pleased to work with Craig at the Governance Committee level. “Alberta Environment was a founding member, and has always been a very important stakeholder for WBEA. As WBEA policies require a sector-balanced Governance Committee, the active participation from Alberta Environment and Parks is highly valued”, said Percy. Craig is excited about the opportunity to serve WBEA and Alberta Environment and Parks by being a member of the Governance Committee. He is very grateful for the support of his fellow WBEA members in his nomination to work to support high quality air, land and human exposure monitoring in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Craig replaces Mike Aiton from Alberta Environment and Parks who served as a WBEA Governance Committee member for many years.

The Wood Buffalo Environmental Association is primarily funded by the Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency (www.aemera.org).

The Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) is an independent, community based, not- for-profit organization that monitors the air in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This is done through a variety of air, land and human monitoring programs. The air quality information collected is openly shared with stakeholders and the public.

For more information please visit www.wbea.org.

Contact:
Jane Percy
WBEA Communications
Office: 780-747-8212
Mobile: 780-838-0830
jpercy@wbea.org