Board of Directors

Sine Chadi

From day one Sine has been the principal driver of Imperial Equities and has overseen all the day to day aspects of Imperial’s growth, development and management.

He brings more than 35 years of professional real estate experience to Imperial and is the founder and principal shareholder of several other companies involved in real estate sales, asset management, property management and mortgage financing. Sine is an active community leader and an enthusiastic organizer and fundraiser for many community groups, charities and not for profit organizations. Sine was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1993–1997. Here he represented his caucus on a number of the Legislature’s economic development, public accounts and treasury committees. In 2002 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to the Throne, Sine was awarded the Golden Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contributions to Canada. In 2005 he was awarded the Alberta Centennial Medal “for outstanding service to the people and Province of Alberta”. In 2008 Sine was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year award and in 2012 he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s Accession to the Throne and in 2013, Sine was inducted to the city of Edmonton’s Hall of Fame.

Kevin L. Lynch

Kevin is a corporate lawyer with one of Edmonton’s most prestigious business law firms.

As a corporate specialist, Kevin focuses his practice on corporate/ commercial law, including securities, acquisitions and divestitures, commercial real estate and financing matters. In addition to his position on Imperial’s board, Kevin has acted as Corporate Secretary and director for TSE listed companies. He is also very active in his community as a past St. Albert School Board Trustee; former director of the foundation for Newman Theological College and St. Joseph’s Seminary; former president of the Friends of St. Albert Swimming Society and former director of the Olympian Swim Club.

Diane Buchanan

Director and Chairman of the Gordon & Diane Buchanan Foundation
CEO of Yorkshire Equities Inc.

Diane and her husband developed a world-class wellness centre for Albertans impacted by Parkinson disease built in Edmonton and the first of its kind in Canada. She is in the process of establishing an endowment fund to cover the maintenance and operations costs.

Diane has extensive experience in real estate and business operations for over 30 years. She is the former CEO of Advanced Panel Products Ltd. Diane is 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).

David Majeski

In 2015, Mr. Majeski retired after 47 years of continuous service with the Royal Bank of Canada.

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.

In addition to his extensive banking experience, Mr. Majeski is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors – Rotman Directors Education Program. He is an active community member who serves on many not for profit boards including Northlands and the Edmonton Police Foundation. He also serves on special committees for organizations such as MacEwan University, the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation and the CASA Foundation (Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health).

In 2013 Mr. Majeski 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

Ms. Green has extensive experience in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors.

Over her career she has held senior executive leadership roles at the University of Alberta, the Alberta Cancer Board, the Alberta Cancer Foundation, the Government of Alberta and most recently completed her term as Chair of the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission.

In addition to almost 30 years of executive leadership in government, health care and education, Ms. Green has devoted countless hours giving back to the community. She commits her talents to social activism and humanitarian works, which has included serving as the chair and on the executive committee of provincial, national and international organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Crossroads International, 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.

Ms. Green 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.

Ms. Green is the recipient of several prestigious awards for professional and community service including an Honorary Degree from MacEwan University (2014), the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award (2013), Global Woman of Vision (2006) the Alberta Centennial Medal for Community Service and Professional Service (2005) and Venture magazine’s 2016 Top 50 Influential Albertans.

Dr. Robert Westbury

Dr. Westbury has worked tirelessly to benefit his community.

Over the past several decades, 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.

Many accolades have been bestowed upon Dr. Westbury, such as 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 is a member of the Order of Canada and of the Alberta Order of Excellence, and 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.