(Calgary, AB): Economic Developers Alberta (EDA), Alberta's only professional organization for economic developers is pleased to announce its newly elected 2016-17 Board of Directors as follows:
Sara Chamberlain - President (Airdrie)
Matt Cornall - Past President (Red Deer)
Bev Thornton - Vice President (Pincher Creek)
Court Ellingson - Secretary Treasurer (Calgary)
Glen Vanstone - Director (Edmonton)
Adena Cheverie - Director (Mountainview County)
Schaun Goodeve - Director (Morinville)
Gary Slipp - Director (Calgary)
Margot Begin - Director (Killam)
Sean McRitchie - Director (St. Albert)
Christopher King - Director (Grande Prairie)
In addition, The Honorable Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development and Trade is EDA’s Honorary Patron.
“I am pleased to have the opportunity to lead a team of talented economic developers from across the province,"said Sara Chamberlain, EDA President."We will continue to advance the profession and offer quality programming for our members. With the challenging economic conditions Alberta is facing, the role of economic developers is even more important and EDA is here to support them."