Nolan Crouse Resident of St. Albert, Father, Grandfather, Husband, Politician and proud Albertan. 


Nolan Crouse is a native Albertan; raised on a farm in east central Alberta. After his post-secondary education, he spent 30 years in management and executive roles within the Forest Products industry in Slave Lake, Grande Prairie, Edmonton and Pennsylvania (USA). Nolan held these leadership roles with Procter and Gamble, West Fraser Timber and Alberta Energy Company (EnCana), followed by several years as a small business owner of a sawmill and wood packaging manufacturing plant employing 30 staff in west Edmonton.

Nolan has been successfully elected and re-elected in 4 consecutive Municipal elections and is currently serving as the Mayor of the City of St. Albert, as well as having been the Chair of the Capital Region Board for the past 5 years.

He holds a Masters degree in Community Economic Development, is a Chemical Technologist, and is a certified Auctioneer. Nolan has a history of serving his community and industry in many aspects including the United Way, the Alberta Forest Products Association, Canada Winter Games, as well as Head Coach/General Manager of AJHL hockey franchises in both Brooks and Fort Saskatchewan.

 Nolan Crouse is a past recipient of the prestigious Pulp and Paper John Bates award, awarded a "Key to the City" in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania and was recipient of the Queen's Jubilee Silver Medallion.

He and his wife Gwen have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren.

Regional Appointments



Capital Region Board (2012- Present)

Capital Region Transit Committee

Locations Lived

Farm near Viking/Irma; East-Central Alberta

Grande Prairie, Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta

Pennsylvania, USA

Slave Lake, Alberta

Brooks, Alberta

St. Albert, Alberta

Community Involvement (Past)





Grande Prairie Men's Fastball League

Grande Prairie United Way Committee

Slave Lake Arctic Winter Games Bid

Grande Prairie Indoor Ice Society 

Community and Industry Service Boards (Past)






Alberta Forest Products Association

Forest Industries Suppliers Association

Alberta Savings and Credit Union

Canada Winter Games Bid

Alberta Junior Hockey League Board of Governors


Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, John Bates Canadian Research Award 

Key to the City of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania: Ice Hockey legacy 

Coach of the Year - Hockey Alberta

Coach of the Year - Alberta Bantam AAA

Queen's Jubilee Silver Medallion 

ACFA; Ami de la francophonie 

Education and Career

Masters Business Administration (MBA) - Community Economic Development

Chemical Technologist

Manager, Procter and Gamble Company 

General Manager, Alberta Energy Company

General Manager, West Fraser Timber Company

General Manager, Slave Lake Pulp Corporation

General Manager, Brooks and Fort Saskatchewan (AJHL)

Head Coach, Brooks & Fort Saskatchewan; Alberta Junior Hockey League (2000 - 2004)

Owner, Sunchild Forest Products

Auctioneer – Auctioneering College of Canada

Owner, Beaumont Learning Centre, Parkland Learning Centre

Principal, Horizon Sawmills, Compak Forestburg, Canswe Woods, ATS International Ltd.

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