Ethics Commissioner 2008 - 2014
Neil Wilkinson was appointed Alberta's Third Ethics Commissioner by Order-in-Council 542/2008 on November 19, 2008.
He has resided in Edmonton since 1971 when he was transferred with his company from Toronto to become the Regional Manager
He has been active in numerous local, provincial and federal organizations and boards, including
Capital Health Authority Chair 1996 - 2008
Canadian Blood Services National Board
Toastmasters International President 1993 – 94
Alberta Blue Cross Nominating Committee
Edmonton Police Foundation, Advisory Board
Dean’s Visiting Committee, University of Alberta – Faculty of Law & Nursing
Edmonton Concert Hall Foundation Board/Chair of Winspear Centre Opening
Edmonton Symphony Board Chair 1980 – 1982
Institute of Corporate Directors – Edmonton Chapter Executive
Barcol Doors and Windows President and CEO – 1980 - 1996
Committed to lifelong learning, Mr. Wilkinson has completed course work at various post-secondary institutions, including the University of Toronto, University of Alberta, Grant MacEwan University, and NAIT. (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Mr. Wilkinson was awarded an honorary diploma from NAIT for his contributions to Alberta’s health care system, his leadership in the community and his accomplishments as an entrepreneur. He received the Alberta Centennial medal in 2005 and City of Edmonton Award of Excellence in Community Achievement.
Mr. Wilkinson and his wife, Jean, have three adult children and two young grandchildren, all living in Alberta.