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Gary McPherson LLD.

Gary has an extensive background in the voluntary sector having spent more than 20 years in wheelchair sports administration.  For eight of those years he served as President of the Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA).  He has been recognized for his work with numerous awards and has been inducted as a member of both the Edmonton and Alberta Sports Halls of Fame.  On November 16th, 1995 the University of Alberta Senate recognized his contribution to the community by awarding him an Honorary Doctorate of Laws Degree.

In June of 1998, he joined the University of Alberta where he currently
holds the position of Executive Director of the Canadian Center for Social
Entrepreneurship (CCSE)
in the School of Business.  He is also an Adjunct
Professor, as well as a Special Lecturer and Advisor in the Faculty of
Physical Education & Recreation.  Prior to joining the University, 
Dr.McPherson served for 10 years as Chairman of the Premierís Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities providing advice to the Alberta

He recently authored and published a book titled, With Every Breath I Take.


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