Representative of the interests of workers

Jane Sustrik

Ms. Sustrik is a Registered Nurse and past Vice-President of the United Nurses of Alberta (UNA). Her union involvement began in 1984. She has held many union positions with a record of success in advancing the rights of her co-workers and working people everywhere. From 1999 to 2020 she served on the Executive of UNA, starting as Second Vice President and moving to First Vice President.

In June 2017, Jane was named the recipient of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions’ prestigious Bread and Roses Award for her outstanding contributions to policy and decision-making, raising public awareness, lobbying governments, and educating members and the public.

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.

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

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.