Representative of the interests of workers

Mike Boyle

Mike Boyle is the Director of Negotiations and Policy at Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA). In this leadership role he coordinates and leads the strategic planning and execution of negotiations for HSAA, a union representing approximately 26,000 paramedical professional and technical health care workers throughout Alberta.

Mike is a labour relations practitioner with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of labour relations including management, grievance handling, formal hearings, collective bargaining and all things in between. He has had the opportunity to work with many people in diverse settings including corrections, the department of Environment and Parks and now in health care. Mike enjoys working with people to create a positive and safe place to work.

Competencies required for members of the Board of Directors for the Workers’ Compensation Board include: worker health & wellness; benefit & assessment policy; benefit costing & underwriting; communication & stakeholder engagement; finance & risk management; investment governance & portfolio management; governance; human resources; information technology.

Mike Boyle participated in a public agency appointment competition and was appointed on the basis of acceptably meeting the competencies, skills and attributes as described above.

Dr. Ray Block

Dr. Ray Block is a valued leader in Alberta, with over 30 years of leadership experience that includes nearly 10 years in various roles as President, CFO and V.P. of Administration at NAIT. Since his retirement in 2020, he works as a consultant and is currently serving as the interim President of Olds College.

Dr. Block joins our board with extensive experience that includes previous service on the Alberta Mental Health, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Agriculture Financial Services Corporation, Alberta Health Services and Out-of-Country Health Services Appeal Panel boards.

Competencies required for members of the Board of Directors for the Workers’ Compensation Board include: worker health & wellness; benefit & assessment policy; benefit costing & underwriting; communication & stakeholder engagement; finance & risk management; investment governance & portfolio management; governance; human resources; information technology.

Dr. Ray Block participated in a public agency appointment competition and was appointed on the basis of acceptably meeting the competencies, skills and attributes as described above.