Corporate Board

LAPP Corporation, overseen by the Corporate Board of Directors, is the administrator and trustee of the Plan.

The Corporation is responsible for the administration of the pension benefit and to ensure that pensions are paid to members.

This is done by providing strategic guidance for the Plan, managing risk and ensuring the long-term sustainability of LAPP.

The Directors are appointed by the same employee (LAPP member) and employer (LAPP employer) sponsor groups that appoint the Sponsor Board.

The Corporate Board is responsible for establishing a Statement of Investment Policies and Procedures (SIPP) which outlines the asset allocation for the fund, based on the risk appetite set by the Sponsor Board.

Darren Sander


Darren is appointed by Alberta Health Services (AHS).

Garry Sran

Vice Chair

Garry is appointed by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE).

Robert Bhatia

Board Member

Robert is appointed by Alberta Health Services (AHS).

Steve Bradshaw

Board Member

Steve is appointed by the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL).

Maria Gagliardi

Board Member

Maria is appointed by the City of Calgary.

Tina Giesbrecht

Board Member

Tina is appointed by Alberta Health Services (AHS).

Kent Hummelle

Board Member

Kent is appointed by the Council of Post-Secondary Presidents of Alberta.

Peter Marsden

Board Member

Peter is appointed by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

Soren Odegard

Board Member

Soren is appointed by the Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA).

Liz Thompson

Board Member

Liz is appointed by the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA).

Joanne Weninger

Board Member

Joanne is appointed by LAPP Corporation.

Richard West

Board Member

Richard is appointed by the United Nurses of Alberta (UNA).