Former Fort McKay First Nation Chief Jim Boucher joining Alberta Order of Excellence

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Boucher is one of seven Albertans invested in the Order for outstanding provincial, national or international contributions

 

 

A former Chief of the Fort McKay First Nation is being added to the Alberta Order of Excellence.

Boucher is one of seven Albertans invested in the Order for outstanding provincial, national or international contributions, that recognizes those who’ve made an impact provincially, nationally or internationally.

He was first elected Chief of the Fort McKay First Nation in 1986, holding the title for around 30 years.

Boucher has also received many awards and honours throughout his career, including Canadian Energy Person of the Year, one of The Power 50 - The 50 Most Influential Canadian Business Leaders, aboriginal Business Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and Regional Aboriginal Recognition Award (R.A.R.A.) Leadership Achievement Award

Upon induction, there will be 188 members in Alberta’s order of Excellence.

 

The Alberta Order of Excellence members to be invested in 2020 are:

  • JudyLynn Archer, Edmonton
  • Jim Boucher, Fort McKay
  • Charlie Fischer, Calgary
  • Frances Harley, Edmonton
  • John Mah, Edmonton
  • Holger Petersen, Edmonton
  • Ed Stelmach, Lamont

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