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Meet the Board of Directors

The RDRWA’s Board of Directors is a multi-sector Board with representatives from different sectors and groups. Directors are elected by the RDRWA membership each year at the RDRWA’s Annual General Meeting and serve a two-year term.

Board positions are organized into six categories/sectors. Each year, individuals and organizations nominate someone from their sector to bring that perspective to the RDRWA Board of Directors. The nomination forms for eligible Board of Director positions are available in early Spring. Members are encouraged to seek election to the Board of Directors.

2019/2020 Board of Directors

Board Executive

Kent Dyck – Chairperson

Christine Moore – Vice-Chairperson

JoAnne Volk – Treasurer

Board of Directors

Environment / Stewardship

Tjarda Barratt Alberta Wilderness Association 

Helge Nome – Alberta Freshwater Alliance Society

Alia Snively – Nature Conservancy of Canada 

Agriculture / Business / Industry

JoAnne Volk Canadian Association for Petroleum Producers

Kent Dyck NOVA Chemicals

Municipal Government

Dianne Wyntjes City of Red Deer

Lee Fryberger Special Areas Board 

Christine Moore Red Deer County

Cheri Funke Town of Sundre 

Provincial / Federal / Academic

Dan Karran Olds College 

Robert (Bob) Mills – Individual

Mike Iwanyshyn Natural Resources Conservation Board

First Nations / Aboriginal

Ashley Patterson

Member at Large

Adam Minke – Individual

Murray Welch – Individual

Ex-Officio Members

Phil Boehme Alberta Environment and Parks 

Brandon Leask Alberta Agriculture and Forestry