Tao Zhang

I have over twenty years of experience teaching three year olds up to adults in schools and univeristies in both China and Canada. My specialties are curriculum developing, teacher training, ESL and Mandarin instruction, translating and interpreting. I am an associate member of ATIA (Association of Translators and Interpretors of Alberta), a member of ATESL (Alberta Teachers of English as a Second Language)with accreditation, and a certified Alberta teacher.
I have been the auther or co-author of 13 books published on language learning and teaching.

Mike Harnett

Certified Professional Ergonomist and Regional President Elect for the Assoc of Canadian Ergonomists; currently serving on CSA Technical Committee Z1002; sought after guest speaker and keynote at conferences and symposiums across Canada and the US.

John Gillies

I have been a red seal Auto Technician for 30 plus years, however I migrated to the Oil and Gas industry in 1994 as an Oilfield FireFighter/Emt. Since then my journey has taken me into Adult education in Health and Safety. I am a NAIT qualified Master Instructor, as well as Enform Associate instructor and a NFPA 1041 Level II fire services Instructor. I have also developed Health and Safety programs, Implemented COR programs, developed Industrial Safety Training programs for a variety of regulatory requirements as well as equipment operator training.
I have been in Leadership/Management roles for the past 25 years and enjoy providing value added Leadership training programs.

James Ebidia

James is the founder and president of Proactive Health and Safety (PHS) specializing in occupational safety, health and environment management systems consulting, design, training implementation and auditing. In his 20 year career in health and safety he has worked in a variety if industries including manufacturing, nuclear, telecommunications, electrical utilities, and municipal to name a few. Experienced public speaker and trainer at both the national and international level.

Brian Richard Clark

I am an electrician and electrical instructor with over 40 years experience. Besides teaching electrical apprentices in BC and AB, I recently worked for Qbridge at Fort McMurray teaching journeyman Electricians from overseas so that they could write their Interprovincial Exam. I have also tutored individual students with good success. I have had training and experience in teaching ESL students both here in Canada and in Ukraine.

Patrick D, (Pat) Almond


Develop, implement, and maintain effective health and safety systems


Author of over 120 health and safety manuals in use by a wide variety of companies, trades, and suppliers.

Prime Contractor or Health and Safety Coordinator/Officer for varied companies.

Alberta Construction Safety Association – Professional Consulting Health and Safety Auditor.

30-year plus record of successful leadership of small/large volunteer and workplace teams.

Success in research and delivery of innovative training and adult education solutions.


Consultant/Educator in Health and Safety Systems, Policies, Practices and Procedures.

Health and Safety Consultant to manufacturers, suppliers and construction companies.

Contract Instructor and Course Material Proof Reader to Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA).

Contract Instructor to Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA).

Contract Course Designer, Writer and Instructor to SAIT Polytechnic, Construction Department.

Handbook author for the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.

Executive Director – Professional Home Builders Institute of Alberta

Coordinated over 60-annual province-wide business and technical courses/seminars.

Researched, designed, wrote/rewrote and delivered various home builder business training courses.

Founding Chair, Canadian Home Buildersâ�� Association – Calgary Region, Residential Safety Committee.

Founding Member Canadian HBA – Alberta/ACSA Residential Construction Safety Steering Committee.

Founding Director Carma Centre for Excellence in Home Building and Land Development.

Gold Seal Safety Coordinator (GSC) – Canadian Construction Association.

National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) � ACSA.

Professional Consulting Health and Safety Auditor – ACSA.

Construction Safety Training System (CSTS – ACSA).
Standard First Aid with CPR.

Instructional Skills Workshop – SAIT.

Basic Instructional Techniques – ACSA.

Certificate in Technical Writing � Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists (ASET).

Certificate in Adult Continuing Education (CACE) – University of Calgary.

Instructor: Skidsteer/Bobcat, Rough Terrain Forklifts and Aerial Work Platforms – Leavitt Machinery



Auditor Training Program.

Back Injury Prevention Program.

Basic Instructional Techniques.

Confined Space and Entry Monitor.

Construction Safety Administration.

Fall Protection Awareness (Level 1).

Flag Train-the-Trainer.

Leadership for Safety Excellence.

Managing Worksite Investigations.

Mould Awareness for the Canadian Construction Industry.

Occupational Health and Safety Act Legislation Awareness.

Prime Contractor.

Principles of Health and Safety Management.

Project Safety Planning.

Safe Trenching, Excavation and Ground Disturbance.

Safety Culture � a Road Map to Zero.

Small Employer Health and Safety Management.

Substance Abuse Prevention Program.

Supervisor Training in Accident Reduction Techniques.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Train-the Trainer.

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
(WHMIS) Train-the-Trainer and Worker Trainer.


Accident/Incident Investigations.

Confined Space Entry.

Hazard Assessment and Control.

Joint Health and Safety Committees.

Occupational Health and Safety Act Legislative Requirements.

Leadership for Safety Excellence.

Overview of Health and Safety Systems.

Prime Contractor.

Safety Inspections.

Trenching Safety.

WHMIS Train-the-Trainer


Workers Compensation Board of Alberta

Commercial General Liability – $5,000,000

Errors and Omissions – $2,000,000

Registered Number: 85927-1504

Certificates of Qualification are available on request.

Lea Beauchamp Charlton

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Registered Nurse for 12yrs. Have worked in multiple settings from acute care, community health, and primary care triage. Additional experience in care coordination, recruitment and training of care aides, occupational health and safety and direct patient care. Also currently working in disability management. Asset to organization requiring nursing knowledge and experience in multiple settings.

Canadian Paramedical Services Inc.

Canadian Paramedical Services Inc is a leader in the provision of Paramedical support for industry in Oil & Gas, Mining, Construction, Special Events and Patient Transfers on Ground and Air. We employ only top quality highly trained onsite medical personnel at all levels including Advanced Life Support.

Sunita Motwani

India’s Multi Speciality Hospital – Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai was there as a Junior Dietician; diet plans,making calorie charts,giving lectures on the balanced diet was the major area of my work.
IPCA Labs – in Mumbai Kandivali as a Drug Formaulation – to check the potency of the drug made.
Asia’s World Largest Dairy – AMUL Dairy in Anand – was there in Quality Control Department and used to check each and every product made and necessary control procedures to be followed for the product,Internal ISO Auditor for the Dairy, HACCP representative in the Dairy.
CZ Patel College of Business & Management – in Anand as a Lecturer in Hospitality Management and teaching the Regulatory Safety in the Food & Beverage Area. Giving knowledge to the students of the market potentinal of the Food & Beverage Industry and booming business of Hospitality in India.
Recent Experience of Business Woman – a small scale Entrepreneur.

Ursula Osteneck

As an educator for the past twenty-seven years I have gained broad teaching experience, particularly in the health care field. I have been involved extensively with the design, development and delivery of workshops for the private as well as the public sector. These workshops cover a wide range of topics such as the Change and the Change Process; Clinic Cleaners© for pandemic planning; competency-based education instructional design; instructional skills; train the trainer; technical writing; and, the development and implementation of assessment tools.

I have worked internationally facilitating competency based education workshops in Africa, Nepal, India, and Jordan. In the past three years I have worked in the Philippines and Ukraine with the Foreign Credential Recognition project to develop tools and processes to facilitate the recognition of training and experience that immigrating skilled tradesmen bring with them (international training).

Currently I am program head of a health care program; I have strong management skills,in-classroom teaching skills, and communication skills. My program completes multiple prior learning assessments (RPL) every year.
I am an avid reader and photographer; I photograph travel, experiences and people from home as well as abroad. I “make” photojournals (hard copy)as teaching tools, mementos, souvenirs.