Brenda Huband is a proven leader with extensive experience in Alberta’s health system She has worked in remote, rural, regional and urban health settings, focusing on acute care, continuing care, Aboriginal health, seniors’ health, public health and administration. She began as a nurse and moved into progressively more senior leadership roles including chief nursing officer, chief operating officer and chief executive officer. She holds a bachelor of science (nursing) and masters of science (administration) and she is a certified health executive with the Canadian College of Health Leaders. Brenda’s work touches lives every day and helps ensure resources are deployed effectively. She helped oversee Alberta’s responses to the 2013 floods and 2016 wildfires, ensuring evacuation and recovery efforts proceeded smoothly and safely.