(Calgary, AB) Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) has announced its newly elected 2013 Board of Directors. Each member is elected by the membership and serves a two-year term.
Richard Pauls- President (Airdrie)
Kent McMullin- Past President (Edmonton)
Jeff Penney- Vice-President (Fort McMurray)
Deana Haley- Treasurer (Calgary)
Matt Cornall- Secretary (Red Deer)
Karen Wronko- Director (Edmonton)
Gerry Gabinet- Director (Strathcona County)
Gail Scott- Director (Leduc)
Court Ellingson- Director (Calgary)
Ray Darwent- Director (Edmonton)
Sara Chamberlain- Director (Airdrie)
Patrick Earl- Director (Bon Accord)
In addition, the Honourable Thomas Lukaszuk, Minister of Enterprise & Advanced Education is the Honorary Patron for the organization
“I am extremely pleased with the experience and knowledge this diverse group of individuals will bring to our organization and look forward to working with them”, states Richard Pauls, EDA President. “Economic developers play an essential role in helping Alberta communities build, grow and diversify their economies.
As an organization, we are committed to providing our members with the best training, information sharing and education possible to ensure their future success.”
Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is the only professional organization for economic developers in Alberta. It is dedicated to advancing the economic development profession by providing an active network of communications, information and education. It is a not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors, who represent the interests of its membership as a whole.
For more information contact:
Richard Pauls, President
Work: (403) 874-4943
Leann Hackman-Carty, Executive Director