Staff MEMBERS


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President & CEO

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Oksana Exell was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Western Transportation Advisory Council in October of 2014.

She sets WESTAC's strategic direction as it advances its role as the premier forum for transportation industry leaders in Western Canada.

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Lisa Baratta
Vice President

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Lisa was appointed Vice President of WESTAC in January of 2018. She has been with WESTAC for over 15 years in increasingly senior roles, most recently as Director, Administration & Program Delivery.

Lisa provides operational and strategic advice and is responsible for the member forums and financial administration of the Council. She also serves as Corporate Secretary and Treasurer.

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Gloria Chang
Manager, Communications & Member Engagement

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Gloria joined WESTAC in October 2019, bringing many years of experience and expertise in media, communications and stakeholder relations.

Gloria develops and guides WESTAC’s communications materials and marketing collateral, supports major projects and initiatives through research and communications advice, and is responsible for ministerial meetings and working with ministerial offices and government staff.

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Sarah Myers
Administrative & Event Assistant

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Sarah graduated from the University of Guelph-Humber in 2006 with a Diploma in Media and Public Relations.

She was the office manager of a digital advertising agency in New Zealand, where she lived for four years. Sarah joined WESTAC in the spring of 2018 as an administrative assistant, assisting with member inquiries, event planning, and communications.