Executive Director Terry Parker
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.
EDMONTON, AB – The Building Trades of Alberta today expressed its disappointment with the expected reversal of the presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, the construction and maintenance of which would’ve provided thousands of unionized working women and men [...]
Nov. 30, 2020 Fort McMurray, AB – Building Trades of Alberta (BTA) proudly contributed $20,000 to Father Mercredi School’s Santas Anonymous campaign last week in an effort to help make this Christmas a little brighter for those within the community. [...]
EDMONTON – On Nov. 1, the Building Trades of Alberta, alongside Morneau Shepell, will launch the BTA Member Wellness Program, a first for the organization, which concentrates on helping those within the unionized building trades get assistance and treatment for [...]
EDMONTON, AB – A meeting held this afternoon between Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, Labour Minister Jason Copping, Building Trades of Alberta Executive Director Terry Parker and Chairman Ian Robb, ended in acknowledgement from the Premier that “right-to-work” is simply not [...]