Jerry Tratch was born in Edmonton Canada, Presently residing in Lac La Biche. Both his parents arrived in Canada from Ukraine in 1947. Jerry hard working entrepreneur started his first business at the age of 10. Nine more businesses followed, operating four concurrently. After twenty five years, Seeking change of pace and new endeavours he signed up for Project Manager at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). With interest in Safety which he had been implementing for over 30 years, he signed up for National Construction Safety Officer, and Occupational Health and Safety at University of Alberta ( UofA). Developing and improving safety manuals, Incident Investigation, HSE Management Systems, Developing an Interdependent Safety Culture, Leadership Development, Safe Workplace Culture. and to develop assess and improve works skills.
He specializes in the development and continuous improvement of procedures, personnel, and support systems to ensure he provided the absolute best service for his clients. He has a solid track record in training, mentoring, and coaching having guided countless field workers as well as providing HSE Supervision. Jerry has experience working in a wide range of diverse industries, plus years in the Oil and Gas Industries of Canada. Over all Jerry is well seasoned in Property Management, Security, Landscaping, Investigation, Construction, Trucking, Underwater recovery, Oil & Gas construction of ice roads, Sales, and Safety
Jerry is married to his beautiful and supportive wife of 13 years. They have 2 beautiful children, 2 children from a previous marriage and 2 granddaughters. Helping the community he sat as President of Ukrainian Orthodox Church, President of Little Divide Search and Rescue. Sitting as Chair for Community Learning. Jerry also enjoys scuba diving, treasure hunting. At present he is pursuing opportunities in Ukraine. Jerry is currently President of Land Lara Investment Corporation and a Director of the Alberta-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce.