Workforce Development Committee

Workforce Development Committee members work toward a vision where Alberta’s construction industry has access to a workforce with the right mix of skills at the right time and in the right numbers. They are leading the way when it comes to strategic thinking about Alberta’s future workforces, as well as ensuring there are opportunities and respect for all Albertans within the construction industry.

Steering Committee Chair

  • Ken Dyck – Husky Energy Inc.

Committee Members

  • John Boddy – Husky Energy Inc.

Sub Committees

Workforce Demand Forecasts

Committee Chair

  • Herb Holmes – Construction Labour Relations – Alberta

Construction Management Competency

Committee Co-Chairs

  • Terry Grant – Graham
  • John Boddy – Husky Energy Inc.

Committee Members

  • Ryan Timmermans – CLAC
  • James Dawson-Edwards – Graham
  • Abraham Adesoye – Husky Energy Inc.
  • Cory Langford – North West Redwater Partnership
  • Mike Yorke – Women Building Futures

Other Committees

Construction Performance

Developing the next-generation of tools for improving productivity

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Enhancing contracting strategies and tools to improve efficiency and performance for all parties

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Developing leading philosophies, practices and tools to improve safety performance

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COAA members are the companies and organizations in the heavy industrial construction industry. Membership has its benefits:

  • Network with industry peers
  • Contribute to committees and best practices for the industry
  • Annual General Meeting and other events and workshops offered through the COAA
  • Attend the annual Best Practices Conference
  • Access COAA initiatives


Meet our members