Jim Kerby - Member
James (“Jim”) Kerby was appointed to the Authority August 1, 2018. For over 30 years, Jim's commercial law practice emphasized business sales and acquisitions, procurement, corporate finance, and corporate governance. Jim worked extensively with business organizations of all types and sizes in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. His business clients operated in the forestry, mining, technology, agricultural bio-technology, and agribusiness sectors. Jim also has over 25 years of experience in the area of First Nation economic development, including financial administration, trust administration, Treaty land entitlement claims, by-law development, and governance. Jim retired as a senior Partner of MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP (now called MLT Aikins) in September of 2016.
Norm Halldorson - Member
Norm Halldorson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan, with Honours and with Distinction, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. Norm has extensive private sector experience, having retired in 2008 from forty years in public practice with KPMG, Calgary and Saskatoon, including several senior leadership positions. Norm’s primary focus was service to owner managed business, and provided audit, tax, business advisory and financing services.
Norm served his profession as a member of Council, chaired several of their committees, and represented them on the U of S Senate. He chaired the SK Chamber Awards for Business Excellence [ABEX] and was a Founding Director for the SK chapter of the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise [CAFÉ]. In 1995 Norm was awarded an FCA designation for distinguished service.
Recently, Norm served as a Director on the Board of Management of Canada Revenue Agency, and Chair of their Audit Committee. This is a Privy Council appointment. The Board, with representatives from all parts of Canada, has responsibility for overseeing the organization and administration of the Agency and the management of its resources, services, property, personnel and contracts. Norm also serves on the Board of a private company in the hospitality industry, and serves on the Development Appeals Board for the RM of Blucher.