Chair

Carla Madra

Carla Madra

1st term: November 20, 2013 - November 19, 2016
2nd term: February 15, 2017 - February 14, 2020
3rd term: March 4, 2020 - June 30, 2022

Carla is a Partner with the Edmonton office of Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”). Carla is the Edmonton office leader of the Financial Accounting Advisory Services practice within the Assurance practice. In addition, Carla is the EY Edmonton People Leader and Chairs the office’s Professional Women’s Network.

Prior to joining EY in 2013, Carla spent 12 years with another big 4 accounting firm and led the finance and human resources teams as the Director of Finance at an Edmonton based private company that provided workplace drug and alcohol testing services across Canada. Carla is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta.

Carla is passionate about giving back to the community and has volunteer with many local organizations. In addition to her involvement with NorQuest, Carla is a member of the Board of Directors of STARS. In addition, Carla has fulfilled two three-year terms, with the Mental Health Foundation as the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees and she also chaired the Foundation’s Audit & Investment Committee.

Carla resides in Edmonton with her husband Don and their young daughter Alex. Together the Madra family enjoys skiing, golf and travel.