ATSB Board Members

Members of the Alberta Transportation Safety Board are appointed by Order in Council on the basis of their competence, experience, knowledge of the quasi-judicial process and knowledge of traffic safety and associated legislation. Board member requirements and selection processes are outlined in the Board Member Appointment Process, Requirements and Qualifications document. Following appointment, Board members are required to complete the Principles of Administrative Justice course through the Foundation of Administrative Justice.
Doreen Poon Phillips (Chair) Lawyer who worked as a senior partner in private practice for 10 years. Former presiding Justice of the Peace, Provincial Court of Alberta and former presiding officer, Subdivision and Development and Appeal Board, City of Edmonton. President, Edmonton Chinese Bilingual Education Association. Board of Directors, Confucius Institute Edmonton. Member Alberta Chinese Language Consortium.
James Balmer Police officer (retired), non-commissioned officer, traffic unit and alcohol unit; collision analyst; driver trainer; 12 years' experience as an emergency paramedic and driver trainer; safety consultant and trainer.
Alan Gillis Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Retired); instructor, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.); former councillor for the Town of High River; former vice-chair, Town of High River Policing Committee; former member, High River and District Youth Justice Committee; certificate in Fundamentals of Administrative Justice.
Elizabeth Hak Scientist with the RCMP for 12 years; journalist for five years; experience on a variety of boards and committees for the last 13 years.
John Jossa Thirty-five years' experience in internal audit and financial management with federal government and policing organizations; degree in Business; audit certifications.
Warren J. Kline Former manager with Correctional Service Canada (34 years) (retired); former chairman, Segregation Review Board at Bowden Institution for 12 years.
Douglas Lane Thirty-two years' experience in Tourism and Economic Development management. Fifteen years as a property management company owner; currently serving as an advisor to new owners of the company, with a focus on business development.
Robert R. Montgomery Director of a management consultant practice specializing in occupational health and safety; claims management and adult training with a client base mainly in Western Canada.
Gary Peckham Thirty-four years with the Government of Alberta as a director, Service Alberta (retired); arbitrator; Strathcona Bylaw Enforcement Review Committee member/vice-chair.
Larry Thomsen Former junior high school principal; former deputy mayor, Village of Nobleford; former president, Alberta Senior Citizens? Housing Association; member of the Municipal Planning Commission, City of Red Deer.
Jamie Tiessen CEO, broadcasting media and communications; over 10 years' experience in local governance as a municipal councillor; member of various community boards, and government and non-government commissions and committees.
Tatjana M. Boxhorn Information Technology Project / Training Manager with more than 25 years' international management experience within diverse industries. Former training manager, Weyerhaeuser Pulp Mill. Currently self-employed. Board member Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association and Alberta Stables Association.
Katherine Cherniawsky Lawyer, formerly in private practice concentrating on administrative law and legal research. Significant experience in legal writing. Former instructor of legal courses at the post-secondary level. Member of the City of Edmonton Subdivision and Development Appeal Board.
Eugene Maeda Former member of the RCMP. Current instructor MacEwan University, Police and Investigations Program and member of the MacEwan University Police and Investigations Program Advisory Committee.