Gail Burak, B.H.Ecol., PHEc., CHSC
Gail graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1984 with a Bachelor of Human Ecology majoring in clothing and textiles and is registered as a Professional Human Ecologist with the Alberta Human Ecology and Home Economics Association.
Gail has over 30 years of diverse experience in the garment manufacturing industry in western Canada. Gail started her career with a major fashion and sportswear manufacturer in Winnipeg, Manitoba where she held the position of Designer and Pattern Maker for 10 years. She then ran her own design business for 5 years based in Stettler, Alberta. Following this, Gail then spent 7 years as Product Development Manager for a major garment manufacturer in Edmonton, Alberta specializing in flame resistant and high visibility work wear.
Gail currently holds the position of Account Manager for the Prairie Region representing Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Since 2006, Gail has been with Davey Textile Solutions where she provides technical support to internal and external customers in respect to high visibility options from the 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material and Converted Reflective Trims to 3M™ Thinsulate™ insulation and textile fabrications. Davey Textile Solutions provides textile safety solutions to companies and Gail has achieved a CHSC (Certified Health and Safety Consultant) designation through the CSSE.