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2012 Inductees

The Honourable Justice Jack K. Holmes QC

Graduated - 1946
Inducted - 2012

For over 50 years Justice Holmes dedicated his life to the Canadian legal system for the benefit of all Albertans.  Admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in 1952, Justice Holmes served as President of the Central Alberta Bar Association and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1976.  Justice Holmes went on to serve the citizens of Alberta as a Judge of the District Court of Alberta as a Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.  Justice Holmes retired in 2003 after 52 years of service to the Province of Alberta. He has now retired after 10 years of service on the Pension Appeals Board of Canada.

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree – University of Alberta (1950   )
  • Bachelor of Law Degree – University of Alberta (1951)

  • Awards and Honors:
    • 1960 – President of the Central Alberta Bar Association
    • 1974 – Elected to the Red Deer Regional Hospital Board
    • 1975 – Appointed Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta
    • 1976 – Appointed Queen’s Counsel
    • 1976 – Senior Partner - Holmes, Crowe, Power, Johnston, Ming and Scammell.
    • 1976 – Appointed Judge of the District Court of Alberta
    • 1979 – Appointed Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta
    • 1998 – Appointed member of the Pension Appeals Board of Canada
    • 2003 – retired from the Court of Queen’s Bench

Dr. Sandy Murray

Graduated - 1969
Inducted - 2012

Dr. Sandy Murray   Throughout his career as a family physician Dr. Murray has served the medical community at the local, provincial and national level.  Dr. Murray is a solo family physician with specific interests in Occupational Medicine as well as Dive Medicine.

A keen naturalist Dr. Murray has a long time association with the Red Deer River Naturalist Society and the Federation of Alberta Naturalists.

  • Bachelor of Science (First Class) Honours Zoology – University of Alberta (1973)
  • Medical Doctor – University of Alberta (1977)
  • Awards and Honors:
    • Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada – Honorary Degree (1996)
    • Alberta Family Physician of the Year (1996)
    • Long Service Award, Alberta Medical Association (1997)
    • Distinguished Alumnus, Red Deer College (2001)
    • Alberta Centennial Medal (2005)
  • Service to the Medical Professional
    • Alberta Medical Association Board of Directors (1984 – 1887)
    •  Alberta Medical Association President-elect (1987 – 1988)
    • Alberta Medical Association, President (1988 – 1989)
    • Canadian Medical Association, Board of Directors (1989 – 1991)
  • Service to the Community
    • President, Red Deer River Naturalist Society (1985 – 1986)
    • Alberta Press Council Board of Directors (1985 – 1987)
    • University of Alberta Senate (1996 – 2002)
    • University of Alberta Board of Governors (2000 – 2002)

Mr. Trevor Doerksen

Graduated - 1987
Inducted - 2012

Mr. Trevor Doerksen  for the past 20 years has worked to bring together media and technology. Through his education and his business experience Mr. Doerksen has investigated and developed large-scale implementations of streaming video and Internet TV for government and industry. Through his graduate research into flexible e-content and content repurposing Mr. Doerksen was responsible for a multi-million dollar research project, a chapter in the 2002 “Handbook on Information Technologies for Education and Training”, and the founder of MoboVivo.   Mr. Doerksen is recognized for having produced one of the first snowboarding films in 1989 and was the executive producer of the science television series, SciQ: Science Revealed. He received the Digital Alberta's Entrepreneur of the year award and Techvibes Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2010.

  • Bachelor of Education – University of Calgary (1999)
  • Master of Science (Education Research) – University of Calgary (2002)
  • Awards and Honors:
    • Entrepreneur of the Year in Alberta – 2010
    • Alberta Venture Magazine’s Top 50 Most Influential People (2010)
  • Professional Experience
    • Chief Executive Officer/Founder – Mobovivo Inc. (2005 – present)
    • Director, Executive Producer/Co-Founder – SciQ.ca Consortium (2002 – 2006)
    • Manager, Alberta Learning Technical Environment and Delivery (2001 – 2004)
    • Chief Executive Officer/Founder – Socrates Learning Systems (2000 – 2005)
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