The current AGLC Board consists of the following members.
Len Rhodes has been appointed the new board chair of AGLC and brings eight years’ experience as president and CEO of the Edmonton Eskimos, and most recently served as the chair of board of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. He has served in a leadership role with many not-for-profit and community boards over a 20-year period, experience that supports AGLC in achieving and reinvigorating its mandate.
Craig Corbett is the executive vice-president of the Delcon Group of Companies, a large-scale commercial and residential property developer in Alberta. He previously worked in the liquor industry as a senior executive responsible for business development, government relations and legal operations and compliance for Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd.
Gerard Curran and his wife, Anne, are the founders and proprietors of The James Joyce Irish Pub and Restaurant in downtown Calgary. He has also served on the Restaurant Canada board of directors for 14 years and the Canadian Restaurant and Food Association board of directors for over 15 years, including in the capacity as past chair of both boards.
Elan Harper brings significant corporate and legal experience to the board and is currently the senior international tax advisor at Moodys Gartner Tax Law where she advises clients on international tax structure.
Patti Grier, ICD.D
Patti Grier has served at the Executive level of both private and public organizations throughout her career. Her experience includes; Chief of Staff & Corporate Secretary for Alberta Health Services, VP Government Relations & Assistant Corporate Secretary for the Calgary Health Region, VP Strategic Partnerships for the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation and VP Business Services for CEDA International. Patti has provided leadership in the areas of corporate governance, communications and media relations, stakeholder engagement, supply chain management, corporate real estate & facilities and Aboriginal relations.
Patti has served on numerous public, government (crown) and not-for-profit boards most recently specializing in quasi-judicial boards including the Alberta Community & Social Services Appeals Board and the Calgary License and Community Standards Appeal Board. Patti currently sits on the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission Board. Patti also provides consulting services and advice related to Board governance, community advocacy and engagement, resource development and communications.
Alain Maisonneuve, B. Comm, ICD.D
President & Chief Executive Officer
With more than 30 years of experience at AGLC, it’s safe to say Alain Maisonneuve has seen quite a bit. A graduate from the University of Alberta, Alain started in the Finance department of the Alberta Liquor Control Board in the late ‘80s. He has served Albertans and liquor and gaming stakeholders specifically, through a number of different roles and areas of responsibility.
Alain’s leadership roles have included finance and administration, licensing and charitable gaming, liquor services and regulatory services. Prior to stepping into the President & CEO role, Alain was Senior Vice President of Regulatory Services.
He earned a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Alberta and recently obtained his Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designation.
Alain’s comprehensive experience across many areas of AGLC gives him the knowledge and expertise required to truly understand the current state of the liquor, gaming and cannabis industries in Alberta.