Thana Boonlert


Thana is currently the CEO of the Calgary Centre EDA. He was also the Calgary Centre Green Party Candidate during the 2015 Federal Election.

His background in Environmental Engineering and his active involvement around the community has allowed him to have a positive reputation in Alberta. As a young and ambitious professional, he often seeks to combine his technical and social skills in broadening his large network and learning new ways of communicating sensitive issues. He has graduated from the Next Up Climate Leadership Program and is also currently enrolled in the local Next Up Leadership Program. His participation has given him the tools and understanding in examining issues using a variety of lenses.

Furthermore, Thana is an Ambassador of the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association, the Director of Sustainability for his Community Association, a past candidate for the Green Party of Alberta, and has close connections with several elected officials (municipal, provincial and federal). Having been born in Quebec and raised in Ottawa, Thana still maintains the ability to speak fluently in both official languages and Thai. Thana's network spans beyond the political and environmental realms.

He is often found volunteering at the homeless shelter and is also an active street and fashion photographer in Calgary. He plans on using his skills and experiences in community building to expand the Green Party presence in Alberta and to sharing the Green messages.