Darlene currently serves on the boards of Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services, Carbon Management Canada Inc., and Alberta WaterPortal Society. She has almost 30 years of work experience, with 15 years focused on leading risk management functions for companies.
In the past, she has served on a number of boards, including the Canada Development Investment Corporation, Canada Hibernia Holding Corporation, Safety Codes Council, Aquatera Utilities Inc, the Management Employees Pension Board and the Calgary Police Commission. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) from the University of Manitoba and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designations as well as certification in tribunal administrative justice.
Since 1995, she has been an active volunteer with the CFA Institute, and she completed a four year term on the global Disciplinary Review Committee. She was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her contributions to Canada. She is a member of the Diversity 50, and was awarded an Exemplar from the Director and Chief Risk Officers Group in 2019. She is indigenous and a proud member of the Manitoba Metis Federation.