Board of Directors

Sine Chadi

Sine 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.

Sine has worked in the real estate and development industries for more than 40 years. He is the owner of several companies involved in real estate sales, asset management, property management and mortgage financing. Sine was also elected to the Alberta Legislature in 1993, where he served until 1997 in the Alberta Liberal Caucus, as Chair of the Edmonton Caucus, Finance critic, Economic Development and Trade critic and the Science and Technology critic as well as a member of the Public Accounts Committee.

Sine is an active community leader who has actively and financially supported many community groups and charities. He was fundraising chair of a recent $7 million campaign for the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, where he also served as a Board Member for many years. The Chadi Family Foundation of which Sine is Chair, made a lead donation of $1 million to the Glenrose Hospital Foundation’s Capital Campaign in 2018.  He currently serves a Director of the Parkinson Association of Alberta, and of the Gordon and Diane Buchanan Family Foundation. He has also served on the Board of the Capital Care Foundation and continues to financially support the organization. Sine is a renowned philanthropist and fundraiser in the Edmonton area, donating and raising millions of dollars on behalf of a myriad of organizations including Theatre Network, Kids in the Hall (E4C), the Edmonton Humane Society, Gold Medal Plates, Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton, the Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton, WIN House, the University of Alberta, McEwan University and many more. He has received numerous awards for his business achievements and community involvement including being recognized as a Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year (2008), a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee Medal (2002), Alberta Centennial Medal (2005) and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012).  Sine was inducted to the City of Edmonton Hall of Fame (2013).

Diane Buchanan

Diane 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. Diane is also the CEO of Yorkshire Equities and Chair of the Gordon and Diane Buchanan Family Foundation, which has donated more than $15 million to charitable causes to date.

Diane 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. Diane’s community leadership was recognized in 2019 by being named to the City of Edmonton Hall of Fame. She has also been an active Rotarian for many years and is a 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 a ongoing supporter of multiple community and arts organizations.

Kevin L. Lynch

Kevin is a partner with Bennett Jones in its Edmonton office.

In his legal practice, he acts 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, Kevin 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.

David Majeski

Dave 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. Dave is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors – Rotman Directors Education Program. He is an active community supporter and serves on a number of not for profit boards and associations including the Edmonton Police Foundation.  In 2013, Dave was awarded an Honorary Bachelor Degree by MacEwan University and in 2015 he was inducted into the City of Edmonton Hall of Fame for his outstanding community service.

Susan Green

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

Susan is a director on both the Canada Revenue Board of Management and the Great Western Brewing Company Ltd. 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. She is presently serving/has served on or as chair on the executive committee of provincial, national and international organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Crossroads International, Peter Lougheed Leadership College, Pearson College of the Pacific, the Rotary Club of Edmonton Glenora, Edzimkulu: A Society for Children with AIDS in South Africa and the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation. She holds an honours 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, an Honorary Degree from MacEwan University (2014), the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award (2013), Global Woman of Vision (2006), the Alberta Centennial Medal (2005) and VentureMagazine’s 2016 Top 50.

Dr. Robert Westbury

Dr. Westbury has devoted countless hours of his time as an organizer, fundraiser and champion of many laudable causes.

He has volunteered for numerous organizations, including the Citadel Theatre, the United Way, Kids Kottage, Edmonton Northlands, Kids with Cancer, and the Edmonton Homeless Commission, to name only a fraction. He has received multiple honours for career achievements including being named to the Order of Canada and the Alberta Order of Excellence, and receiving the Queen’s Jubilee Medal, the Alberta Centennial Medal, the Alberta Star of the Millennium Volunteer Award and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. He has been inducted into the City of Edmonton’s Community Service Hall of Fame. Dr. Westbury holds Bachelor degrees in Arts and Education, a Graduate Diploma in Administration, a Masters of Education Degree, his PhD and an honorary Doctor of Laws. After beginning his career as an educator, he shifted his focus more than once and is currently TELUS’ Chief Advisor, Capital Region Relations & Innovation.