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.