Board Chair

Grace Thostenson

Ms. Thostenson is the Business Manager of the United Utility Workers’ Association (UUWA), a position she has held since 2001. Prior to joining the UUWA, she held a variety of positions with the IBEW Local 348. Grace is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources.

Grace has over 25 years of labour relations experience in the telecommunications and electrical power industries under provincial and federal labour jurisdictions. She was appointed to the Alberta Labour Relations Board in 2002 and served as a member for 12 years. She also served as a public member of the Certified General Accountants Appeal Tribunal from 2002 to 2012.