Energy & Environment Committee

Helping businesses in Edmonton by advocating on behalf of our members to positively influence decisions made by all levels of government.

Edmonton’s economy is strongly linked with this province’s energy sector. Finding the proper balance between responsible resource development and environmental protection is paramount. It is crucial that municipal, regional, provincial and federal government policies reflect that balance.

Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to: market access for energy, regulation of energy developments, environmental protection, renewable energy, energy efficiency and impacts of environmental policy on business.

Once policy positions are established, they are submitted to appropriate levels of government in order to vocalize member concerns and influence the impact of government decisions on business. Additionally, each year the Edmonton Chamber has the unique opportunity to submit policies for consideration and potential approval to both the Alberta Chambers of Commerce and Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

This committee consists of a remarkable team of individuals that actively initiate positive change on behalf of businesses in Edmonton.

Interested in joining our Energy and Environment committee? The Edmonton Chamber is always looking for valuable members with unique strengths to join our volunteer team. To apply for a volunteer position or learn more about the expectations and benefits of joining our policy committee, contact Brent Francis, Director, Advocacy and Outreach, by emailing

Our current Energy and Environment Committee members are:

Shaun Brennan: ENMAX

Nathan Carter: ATCO Gas

Derek Hollman: EPCOR

Elisa HungCapital Power

Andrei Nikiforuk: ARDN Energy Consulting Inc.

Debbie Pietrusik: NAIT

Gord Rajewski: Pinchin Ltd.

Bill Ross: Vercerta

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