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Board of Directors

Sine Chadi

Sine Chadi is the founder of Imperial Equities Inc. and has been the principal driver of its growth and development, overseeing all day-to-day aspects of the Corporation’s development and management.

He has worked in the real estate and development industries for more than 45 years. He is the owner of several companies involved in real estate sales, asset management, property management and mortgage financing. Mr. Chadi is an active community leader who has determinedly and financially supported many community groups and charities. He has received numerous awards for his business achievements and community involvement including being recognized as a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002), the Alberta Centennial Medal (2005), a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year (2008), the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012). He was inducted to the City of Edmonton Hall of Fame (2013), the Alberta Business Hall of Fame by the Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta and NWT (2022) and received the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal (2023).

Mr. Chadi is a renowned philanthropist and fundraiser in the Edmonton area, donating and raising millions on behalf of organizations including the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital’s pediatric unit, where $7,000,000 was raised and the Chadi Family Foundation made a lead donation of $1 million toward the Chadi Centre for Pediatric Rehabilitation. He is currently leading an effort to raise funds for a new Glenrose Hospital program supporting COVID long-haulers and continues to support many other organizations as well. His charitable activities are conducted through his companies and increasingly through the Chadi Family Foundation, which prioritizes healthcare, the arts, sports and other community causes. He is a current board member of the Parkinson Association of Alberta, and of the Gordon and Diane Buchanan Family Foundation, and a past board member of the Capital Care Foundation and the Glenrose Hospital Foundation.

Diane Buchanan

Diane Buchanan has worked in the real estate industry and the Edmonton business community for more than 30 years.

She is the former CEO of Advanced Panel Products Ltd. and a former real estate agent that owned several real estate brokerages and has developed several real estate properties including the Union Bank Inn, a 4-star hotel in downtown Edmonton. Ms. Buchanan is also the CEO of Yorkshire Equities and Chair of the Gordon and Diane Buchanan Family Foundation, which has donated more than $16 million to charitable causes to date.

Ms. Buchanan also developed the Buchanan Centre, a world-class wellness centre for Albertans impacted by Parkinson’s disease. She continues to lead the development of an endowment fund to ensure Centre sustainability. In 2021, she was named the first female Honorary Lt. Colonel since 1895 for the Military Police for Western Canada and the NWT (overseeing the Army, Navy, and Air Force) and was inducted to the Northern Alberta Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame.   Ms. Buchanan was also recognized in 2019 by being inducted in the City of Edmonton Hall of Fame. She has also been an active Rotarian for many years and is former member of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation Board, a founding member of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women Foundation, and a volunteer/event organizer for the Edmonton Humane Society, as well as an ongoing supporter of multiple community and arts organizations.

Kevin L. Lynch

Kevin Lynch was a partner with Bennett Jones in its Edmonton office (retired December 2021) and is a Vice-President with Grow Lending Group Inc.

In his legal practice, he acted for corporations, financial institutions and private equity firms in mergers and acquisitions, financings, commercial real estate financings and corporate/commercial matters. An active member of the community, Mr. Lynch has previously volunteered for sports organizations, school boards, condominium boards, and has assisted with fund raising for hospital foundations.  More recently, he has been actively involved in campaigns to increase the awareness of the life-giving gift that is organ donation.

Dave Majeski

Dave Majeski retired from the Royal Bank of Canada in 2015 after 47 years of continuous service.

He enjoyed a diverse career that included branch network and operations, human resources and commercial markets. Most recently, he was the Vice President Real Estate and Construction Services in Edmonton and the market lead for Red Deer North, which included north eastern British Columbia and the Territories. Mr. Majeski is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors – Rotman Directors Education Program. He continues to be an active community supporter and serves two not-for-profit boards and associations. In 2013, Mr. Majeski was recognized as a distinguished citizen by MacEwan University and awarded an Honorary Bachelor Degree. In 2015, he was inducted into the City of Edmonton Hall of Fame for his outstanding community service.

Susan Green

Susan Green is an experienced board director with demonstrated success on public, private and not-for-profit sector boards.

Ms. Green is a director with the Great Western Brewing Company Ltd., Chair of the Resilience Initiative for Crossroads international and Chair of Governance for Habitat for Humanity Canada. She was chair of the Alberta Liquor and Gaming Commission and was a director, officer and owner of Guardian Chemicals Inc. She served as Vice President of External Relations at the University of Alberta and previously held senior executive leadership roles at the Alberta Cancer Board, the Alberta Cancer Foundation and the Government of Alberta. In addition to Crossroads International and Habitat for Humanity, she is presently serving/has served as chair or on the executive committee of provincial, national and international organizations such as the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation, Peter Lougheed Leadership College, Pearson College of the Pacific, the Rotary Club of Edmonton Glenora and Edzimkulu: A Society for Children with AIDS in South Africa. Ms. Green holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta, certificates from the Banff School of Advanced Management, the Niagara Institute, the Foundation of Administrative Justice and has her designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. She is the recipient of Daughter of the Year Award 2017, Distinguished Citizen Award from MacEwan University (2014), the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award (2013), Global Woman of Vision (2006), the Alberta Centennial Medal (2005) and Venture Magazine’s 2016 Top 50.