2018-19 EDA Board of Directors

The affairs of the Association shall be governed by a Board of Directors comprised of eleven (11) Directors. Seven (7) Directors shall be elected by the members of the Association; two (2) are automatically appointed (President and Immediate Past President); and two (2) shall be appointed, one (1) from each of the respective economic development agencies from Calgary and Edmonton. The Nominating Committee may also appoint non-voting representatives from the provincial or federal government, or other organizations as they see fit. The Immediate President is a voting member of the Board. Elections for new board members take place on an annual basis at the Spring AGM. 

Honorary Patron

Our Honorary Patron is The Honorable Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development and Trade. 

 

2018-19 EDA Board of Directors

 


Christopher King

President

Grande Prairie


Bev Thornton

 Past-President

Pincher Creek



Jennifer Fossen

Vice President

Wetaskiwin



Mary Lee Prior

Secretary Treasurer

Vermilion

  

Glen Vanstone

Director

Edmonton

 

Schaun Goodeve

Director

Morinville


Sean McRitchie

Director

Strathcona County



Leslie Shier

Director

Calgary

  

 

Jon Allan

Director

Sundre



Trevor Lewington

Director


Lethbridge



Martin Ebel

Director

Lethbridge County


Leann Hackman-Carty

CEO

Calgary

With their hard work and commitment, this talented team of economic developers demonstrates how this profession plays a key role in helping Alberta communities build, grow and diversify their economies. For nearly 45 years, EDA has provided its members with a solid foundation on which to continue learning, sharing and building local, national and international partnerships. Our strong network of EDOs provides a competitive advantage for our communities and our province and I am proud to lead this team. Chris King, EDA President 


(left to right) Schaun Goodeve, Mary Lee Prior, Chris King, Bev Thornton, Jennifer Fossen, Glen Vanstone, Jon Allan, Leslie Shier, Leann Hackman-Carty, Martin Ebel                   Missing: Trevor Lewington, Sean McRitchie

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