Ken Skingle, QC is a tax lawyer and has been a partner with the tax law firm Felesky Flynn LLP for the past 22 years, and he was co-managing partner of the firm from 2008 to 2015. His practice focuses on tax litigation and tax dispute resolution and he has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada and other Canadian courts with tax jurisdiction. Ken also has extensive experience in the areas of corporate income tax planning, including reorganizations of public and private business enterprises, and personal income tax planning.
Ken obtained his LL.B (with distinction) and B.Comm (with great distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan and he was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2008.
His community volunteer roles have included being a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Calgary Health Trust (2000 to 2006) and past Chairman of the Planned Giving Committee of the Calgary Health Trust. He also is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter Association (2000 to 2003).
Ken’s United Way of Calgary & Area past Campaign Cabinet roles were as Division Chairman of the “Legal and Accounting Division” (1999 and 2000) and a Section Chairman within the “Accounting, Legal and Finance Division” (1996 to 1998).
Ken has been a community member of the UWCA Finance & Audit Committee since 2013 and joined the Board of Directors in 2016. Ken’s United Way of Calgary and Area Board committee involvement includes:
- Finance & Audit Committee – Chair
- Governance & Development Committee – current member
- Tomorrow Fund Committee – current member