Past CEO for Chiniki First Nation, Lindsay Blackett is currently Vice President, Business Development for Ncite Neuromedia.
Lindsay is a former Member of the Legislative Assembly, serving the area of Calgary-North West from March 2008 to April 2012. He was the Chair of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices in addition to serving as a member on several committees. He served as the Minister of Culture and Community Spirit from March 2008 to October 2011. Lindsay oversaw a Ministry of 550 employees and an annual budget of approximately $275 million. He also brought forward The Alberta Human Rights and Multiculturalism Act in 2009, established Alberta Arts Days in 2008, and helped launch Canada Culture Days in 2010.
From 1979 to 1982 Lindsay attended Carleton University in the Bachelor of Arts program. Lindsay is an avid volunteer. He is a Past Chair of the Board of Directors with Community Kitchen Calgary and has volunteered with a number of other organizations. He was elected to United Way’s Board of Directors in 2014 and Chairs the Board Public Policy Committee.