board of directors & officers


Conan Taylor
PRESIDENT & Director

Mr. Conan Taylor holds a BA (Honours) in Philosophy from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor of Law degree from Queens University. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Taylor spent nine years as an officer with the Canadian Armed Forces, obtaining his CAF Pilot’s Wings in 1983,he had a successful military flying career, including being selected to serve as a CAF exchange flying officer with the Royal Airforce. Mr. Taylor was admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in 1997 and practiced at Bennet Jones before founding his own law firm in 2002, Taylor Janis LLP. He brings over 20 years of commercial litigation to the board, and experience.


john dyer

Mr. Dyer, CPA, CMA has over 30 years of financial management experience including chief financial officer roles in both private and public companies, controller roles and public practice accounting.

As a Chartered Professional Accountant, Mr. Dyer has wide ranging experience in various industries including manufacturing, construction, technology, non-profit, mining, financial institutions and insurance. He also has extensive knowledge in systems technology and software and has led teams in turning around distressed companies.



Brian sTECYK

Mr. Stecyk has an extensive background not only in corporate communications, but also in corporate and political networking and public relations. Following a career in senior management at the Alberta Government, Brian owned and operated a successful advertising and public relations firm that is now entering its thirty-sixth year in business. In addition to marketing and communications his strengths include strategic management and planning. For several years he was a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. Mr. Stecyk has held various senior executive positions and has served on many government boards, including several charity boards, over the years.  Currently, Mr. Stecyk sits on the board of directors of Stina