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As part of my work on Council, I was appointed to several committees and boards. Here are my current appointments:

  • Community Living Committee: an internal City Council committee responsible for advising Council on: Community Social Development, Culture and Heritage, Eastlink Centre, Fleet, Parks, Recreation and Sport, Revolution Place, Transit, and other matters as referred by Council.

  • Opioid Response Task Force: this groups was put together by the Mayor to address the opioid crises. It includes representatives from the City, Alberta Health Services, School Boards, RCMP, and local service providers.

  • Assessment Review Board: responsible for hearing complaints about assessments made on property and businesses.

  • Subdivision & Development Appeal Board: hears appeals regarding decisions made by the City's subdivision and development authorities and renders decisions based on the evidence presented.

  • Inter-City Forum on Social Policy: an organisation used by member municipalities to share information, network, and undertake advocacy on social issues.

  • Joint Regional Emergency Management Committee: provides oversight to a formal partnership setup to allow local municipalities to coordinate their responses to large emergencies or disasters.

  • Municipal/Schoolboard Land Planning Committee: elected representatives from the City, County, and the four local school boards meet to discuss planning for school sites.


Other community roles

I’ve also volunteered for a few other roles in our community. These include:

  • United Way Alberta Northwest: Board member.

  • Grande Prairie Disc Golf Club: I still remain actively involved in the Disc Golf Club. My current official role is Treasurer. I also help with the organisation of leagues, tournaments, and new courses.

  • Avondale Neighbourhood Association: I serve as the Secretary of the Avondale Neighbourhood Association

  • Non-Profit Consulting: I am continuing to make myself available to consult with non-profits on leadership and program development, communication, and change management.