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Members

The Interagency Council on Homelessness consists of leaders from varying sectors in housing and homelessness.

  • 4 – 7 Cities Group (Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer and Medicine Hat)
  • 3 – First Nations, Métis, Inuit Organizations
  • 1 – Federal government (Homelessness Partnership Strategy)
  • 1 – Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
  • 2 – Select Housing First Service Delivery Agencies / 2 – Select Large Homeless Shelter Operators
  • 1 – Member of the former Alberta Secretariat for Action on Homelessness
  • 1 – Homeless Albertan / Housing First Client
  • 1 – Youth Advisory Panel Representative
  • 1 – Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters
  • 1 – Alberta Chiefs of Police Association
  • 1 – Family and Community Support Services
  • 2 – City of Edmonton and City of Calgary Housing Departments
  • 2 – Housing Management Bodies
  • 2 – Apartment and Residential Rental Associations
  • 1 – Habitat for Humanity
  • 1 – Alberta Health Services, Mental Health and Addictions
  • 4 – one ADM from each of the following GoA ministries: Human Services; Seniors; Health; and Justice and Solicitor General

Co-Chairs

MLA Co-Chair
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Mr. Franco Savoia
Council Co-Chair
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7 Cities Group

Ms. Susan McGee
CEO, Homeward Trust Edmonton (nominated for Edmonton)
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Ms. Diana Krecsy
President and CEO, Calgary Homeless Foundation (nominated for Calgary)
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Ms. Roxana Nielsen-Stewart
City of Red Deer (nominated for Northern Alberta)
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Ms. Jaime Rogers
Specialized Populations Committee Chair
Medicine Hat Community Housing Society (nominated for Southern Alberta)
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First Nations, Métis, Inuit Organizations

Mr. Nelson Mayer
Executive Director, Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association
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Mr. Aaron Barner
Governance Committee Chair
Senior Executive Officer, Métis Nation of Alberta Association
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Federal Government

Vacant

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association

Mr. Christopher Thiessen
City Counsellor, Grande Prairie
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Housing First Service Delivery Agencies

Ms. Kathy Christiansen
Executive Director, Calgary Alpha House Society
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Ms. Lorette Garrick
Funding/Investment Committee Chair
Executive Director, George Spady Centre Society
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Large Homeless Shelter Operators

Mr. Bruce Reith
Executive Director, Hope Mission
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Ms. Debbie Newman
Executive Director, Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Society
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Member of the former Alberta Secretariat for Action on Homelessness

Ms. Jane Manning
Email

Albertan with lived experience

Mr. Roger Morgadinho
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Youth Advisory Panel Representative

Vacant

Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS)

Ms. Jan Reimer
Executive Director, ACWS
Email

Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police (AACP)

Chief Rod Knecht
Edmonton Police Service, President of the AACP
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Family Community and Support Services (FCSS)

Ms. Diane Randell
Prevention Committee Chair
City of Lethbridge, FCSS Board Member
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City of Edmonton

Mr. Jay Freeman
Executive Director, Housing and Homelessness
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City of Calgary

Ms. Gail Sokolan
Affordable Housing Coordinator, City of Calgary
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Housing Management Bodies

Mr. Denis Beesley
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Bethany Group
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Mr. Greg Dewling
Executive Director, Capital Region Housing Corporation

Apartment and Residential Rental Associations

Vacant

Mr. Keith McMullen
President, Calgary Residential Rental Association
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Habitat for Humanity

Mr. Alfred Nikolai
President and Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity Edmonton
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Alberta Health Services

Mr. David O’Brien
Senior Vice President, Primary and Community Care
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Assistant Deputy Ministers (ADM) / Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)

Ms. Susan Taylor, ADM
Human Services
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Mr. Mike Leathwood, ADM
Seniors
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Alberta Health
Vacant

Justice and Solicitor General
Vacant

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Modified: 2015-11-30
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