Green Party of Alberta
319-3630 Brentwood Rd NW
P.O. Box 45066 Brentwood PO
Calgary, AB
T2L 1Y4


Janet Keeping

Janet Keeping is a lawyer who until April 2012 was president of the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership. Prior to taking up that position in 2006, she did legal research and public education on oil and gas, the environment, human rights and civil liberties for many years.

Carl Svoboda

Carl Svoboda is a retired oil and gas engineer. He has been a Green Party of Alberta candidate, most recently in the 2015 general election. Carl has co-chaired the Policy Group and been an active advisor to the Party. He was elected President at the Annual General Meeting of September 26, 2015.

Past President
Susan Stratton

Susan Stratton was a professor at the University of Calgary for 30 years. Susan joined the Alberta Greens in 2002. She was deputy leader from 2004 to 2006 and party president from 2006 to 2008. Susan ran for the provincial Greens in the last three elections. Susan served a two-year term as President until September 26, 2015, when her term ended and she became the Part President.

Vice President and Executive Director
Peter Labastide

Peter Labastide is a retired professional engineer and software project manager.  Peter joined the Alberta Greens in 2014 and became Vice President in 2016.  He is the founding president of the Calgary Mountain View Constituency Association.

Coral Bliss Taylor

Coral Bliss Taylor is a geomatics engineer with an interest in community planning. She was the Green candidate in Chestermere-Rockyview in the May 2015 general election. Coral was elected Party Secretary at the September 2015 AGM.

Chief Financial Officer
Matt Burnett

Matt is a Red Seal qualified plumber working in the construction industry in Edmonton.

Matt first got involved with the Green Party of Alberta in the 2012 election when he ran as a candidate for the Evergreen campaign in the riding of Stony Plain. He started working as the party’s Assistant Chief Financial Officer in 2013, and became the CFO at the 2014 annual general meeting.