Media inquiries should be directed to Terry Parker, Executive Director, Building Trades of Alberta.
Terry Parker, President
Prior to serving as the Executive Director of the BTA, Terry was the Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Building Trades Council for twelve years.Terry worked as a glazier and before becoming the ED for SBTC, he worked as a Business Agent for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. His extensive time in leadership roles has given him a wealth of experience in the unionized construction and maintenance industries.
Terry is a graduate of the University of Manitoba where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
His dedication to the labour movement and to the safety and welfare of the unionized workers he represents is evident in the actions he takes and the decisions he makes every day.
Delanee Daviau, Foundation Coordinator
Delanee Daviau received her Redseal Endorsement in Welding in 2013, the same year she became a Member of Ironworkers Local 720. In 2015, the Local’s Executive Board appointed Delanee to represent the Local on a Provincial Building Trades Committee, Build Together – Women of the Alberta Building Trades, which she now chairs.
Most recently, Delanee was appointed by the Provincial Minister of Advanced Education to sit on the Alberta Board of Apprenticeship and Industry Training. She also won one of two National ACTIMS, Women in Trades Bursaries, as an Ironworker Apprentice recognizing her involvement in the Unionized construction industry.
Delanee now serves as coordinator for the BTA Charitable Foundation, a role she takes great pride in. Delanee is proud to promote the work BTA Affiliate Members do not only to build this province but also to donate and give back to their communities.
The Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation was pleased to support the 9th annual Toys for Tots 2019 campaign event held by the Oilsands' Harley Owners Group (HOG) Chapter #9991 as its Turbo Charged Gear sponsor.Toys for Tots distributes toys
On Dec. 6, BTA Charitable Foundation was pleased to donate $60,000 to Fresh Start Recovery Centre in Calgary to help them continue the good work they do assisting folks recover from addiction. Ensuring this kind of service is available to
Huge congratulations to United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 488 apprentice Casey O’Gorman, who won the 2019 John Tackaberry Leadership Award at BTA's convention on Sept. 17 in Jasper, AB. John Tackaberry Future Leaders Award The Building Trades of
On April 25th, Terry Parker the Executive Director of the Building Trades of Alberta and the President of the Charitable Foundation presented a cheque alongside Delanee Daviau, the Foundation Coordinator, for $50,000.00 to the University Hospital Foundation - Brain