The Foundation Board meets regularly to set strategic priorities, decide on grant applications and policy matters regarding the general administration of the Foundation’s affairs, including the collection and investment of funds.

Board Of Directors

Appointed by the Minister of Justice & Solicitor General:

  • Aleem Dhanani, BComm, MBA, ICD.D, Calgary
  • Kevin Mark, LLB, Edmonton

  • Seun Ogunsola, MBA, Calgary

Appointed by the Law Society of Alberta:

  • Paul G. Chiswell, BComm, LLB, BCL, Vice-Chair, Calgary

  • Moira Váně, LLB, Edmonton

Appointed by the Alberta Law Foundation Board of Directors:

  • Stephanie L. Dobson, B.A. J.D., Chair, Lloydminster

  • Drew Thomson, MBA, FCPA, FCMA, Edmonton

Grants Team

Program Director (On Leave)

Janet Kerrigan

Manager, Strategic Grants

Kristen Seipp

Grants Coordinator

Timmi Shorr

Other Staff


Deborah Duncan

Director of Finance and Administration

Virginia Baescu


Diana Porter

Research and Community Engagement Coordinator

Flora Stevenson