Board of Directors

Patricia Bourne
Patricia Bourne,
Chief Executive Officer
EQUS REA Ltd.


Pat is the CEO of EQUS REA LTD., a rural-based power cooperative that distributes electricity to more than 12,000 homes and businesses across a large part of rural Alberta. She started as the first employee of CAREA, one of the predecessors of EQUS, almost 25 years ago. Under her leadership, the organization has grown from one employee to over one hundred.

In 2013 she won a Woman of Excellence in Business and the Professions and was recently recognized by Global News Edmonton as a Woman of Vision.