WILLIAM H. SMITH, Q.C.CORPORATE SECRETARY
Mr. Douglas has served as President of United Communities Inc. since it commenced operations in July 1993 and served as President of its predecessor companies, United Inc., United Management Inc. (1991 to 1993) and United Management Ltd. (1984 to 1991). Prior to joining United Management Ltd., Mr. Douglas was President of L.K. Resources Ltd. from 1981 to 1984; Vice-President, Corporate Development of Turbo Resources Ltd. from 1978 to 1980; and prior to that, he was involved in the investment industry.
Mr. Douglas has been, and continues to be, a director of numerous investment and management companies in Alberta, including Trafina Energy, Grande Cache Coal Corporation and PFB Corporation. Mr. Douglas holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from IMEDE Management Development Institute in Lausanne, Switzerland and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta. Mr. Douglas is the Past Chairman of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation, Chairman of the Board of the Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts, Director of the Calgary Airport Authority and is also a member of the World President’s’ Organisation in Alberta.