Our team

The leadership team at Alexander Safety is composed of Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders, each with extensive experience and knowledge of several industries. Brought together by a shared belief, each one of them is committed to serving Alexander First Nation through their work with Alexander Safety.

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Brent Stark

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Brent Stark is committed to supporting Alexander First Nation by leveraging his decades of experience of leadership to help stimulate the founding and growth of Alexander Safety. For 25 years Brent has spearheaded the innovation and growth of reputable businesses that proudly serve the oil and gas industry in Alberta. What commenced with a simple milk truck and some fire extinguishers, rapidly evolved into an impressive, large-scale safety company under Brent’s strategic direction. As a result of Brent’s leadership and vision, his company was awarded the Small Business Award of Distinction from the Alberta Chamber of Commerce. Following the sale of his interests in his business, Brent continued his ventures in the sector through the establishment of another successful energy services company. Brent is an active member of the local community and the sole owner of the Whitecourt Wolverines Junior A Hockey Team. He presides as the president of a local non-profit organization (Stark Sport’s Society) and has sat on the board of directors for various executive committees. Brent prides himself on building authentic relationships that are founded on mutual respect, loyalty, and integrity.

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BRENDAN DEA

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Brendan believes in the power of strengthening Indigenous businesses to realize value and prosperity — for Alexander First Nation and the Nation’s partners. For the past decade, he has served in various capacities within the oil and gas sector and various industries. Beginning his career as an industrial firefighter, Brendan then transitioned into management where he expanded his skills in business development, marketing, and sales. During his tenures within the industry, Brendan gained valuable experience in strategic business operations, progressive leadership, and vendor relations. Brendan is a seasoned entrepreneur with a strong commercial acumen that he has committed to supporting Alexander Safety as Chief Operating Officer.

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Tasha Arcand

Business Development Manager

Tasha is a proud member of Kipohtakaw, Alexander First Nation, and she is committed to supporting her People and Nation through her work. Tasha is passionate about Indigenous business and economic reconciliation and believes in the power of partnerships to create meaningful impact. As a skilled business professional with a dedicated commercial acumen, she serves as Business Development Manager at Alexander Safety. Tasha’s work is relational based — she establishes partnerships and executes sales to create meaningful growth for Alexander First Nation and Alexander Safety. When not at work Tasha volunteers her time and helps to fundraise for the local hockey association where many of the youth of Alexander First Nation, including her 10-year-old son, participate in league play.

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Don Boucher

Medical Manager

Don is proud to support Alexander First Nation by serving as Alexander Safety's Medical Manager. Don is a PCP (Primary Care Paramedic) with 20+ years of experience and over the years he has gained extensive experience in the medical, safety and firefighting industry. A combination of in field practical experience along with management experience gives Don the ability to ensure the safety and satisfaction of both employees and clients. Don's strong work ethic, commitment to safety and knowledge of the industry allow him to respond to all the challenges that arise professionally. Don believes in supporting Indigenous Communities through economic opportunities and is passionate about his work at Alexander Safety each day.

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Tyson Boulanger

Fire Extinguisher Manager

Tyson is dedicated to serving Alexander First Nation and joined Alexander Safety’s team with nearly a decade of experience in the fire protection and industrial safety industry. He started his career as a fire extinguisher technician and has served both the forestry and oil & gas industry along with supporting municipalities and local businesses with their needs for fire safety. Tyson has furthered his knowledge and experience over the years by becoming a lead safety hand, breathing air-pack technician, H2S supervisor and salesman. His experience, drive and dedication to customer service allow him to provide industry leading safety services to our clients. Tyson is committed to Indigenous economic prosperity, and as a key leader in Alexander Safety service teams, he works every day for the betterment of Alexander First Nation.

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We Pledge to build a brand that is founded on reliability, performance, and operational excellence.

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We Pledge to build a brand that is founded on reliability, performance, and operational excellence.