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New Board Chair appointed to Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission

SusanGreenSusan Green has been appointed Chair of the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) Board. In addition to Green’s appointment, Ken Knowles joins the AGLC Board as a member. Both appointments are effective immediately.

Susan Green has been appointed Chair of the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) Board. In addition to Green’s appointment, Ken Knowles joins the AGLC Board as a member. Both appointments are effective immediately.

“The appointments of Ms. Green and Mr. Knowles represent the next generation of leadership coming forward at the AGLC. With new perspectives and wide-ranging experience at the decision-making table, I am confident our gaming and liquor industries will continue to be managed in a way that benefits all Albertans.”

~ Honourable Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance

In her position as Board Chair, and through work with the AGLC Board and the organization, Green will be responsible for overseeing the performance of the AGLC, setting strategic directions for the gaming and liquor industries in Alberta, and conducting hearings.

Green was the successful candidate in an open competition that was conducted by an executive search firm in consultation with the Alberta Public Service’s Corporate Human Resources.

Ken Knowles’ experience includes 40 years in the racing, gaming, entertainment and exhibition industries.

“Both appointments are a positive development for the AGLC as the organization continues to modernize business operations and strengthen relationships with our many stakeholders.”

~ Bill Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission

The AGLC is a government business enterprise responsible for administering the Gaming and Liquor Act, Regulation and related policy. The organization’s business focuses on generating revenue for the province and the people of Alberta, ensuring integrity in gaming and liquor industries, and supporting provincial efforts to reduce liquor- and gambling-related harms.

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