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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 below. Members are encouraged to seek election to the Board of Directors.

If you are wish to run for the RDRWA Board of Directors, please contact Kelly at the RDRWA office at (403) 340-7379.

If you require further information or are interested in joining the RDRWA Board of Directors, please contact the RDRWA office at (403) 340-7379.

2023/2024 Board of Directors

Board Executive

Thalia Aspeslet – Chairperson

Christine Moore– Vice-Chairperson

Terry Antoniuk – Treasurer

Board of Directors

Environment / Stewardship

Helge Nome – Alberta Freshwater Alliance Society

Jessica Hayes – The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Terry Antoniuk Legacy Land Trust

Agriculture / Business / Industry

Kent Dyck NOVA Chemicals

Mike Gallant Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd

Mark Lansing Vesta Energy Ltd

Municipal Government

Kraymer Barnstable- City of Red Deer

Peggy JohnsonMountain View County

Christine Moore Red Deer County

Trent Caskey Special Areas Board

Provincial / Federal / Academic

Dan Karran Olds College 

Robert (Bob) Mills – Individual

Amanda Halawell Alberta Environment & Parks

First Nations / Aboriginal

Thalia Aspeslet – Individual

Naomi Anton- Muskego -Individual

Member at Large

Adam Minke – Individual

Karen Fahrlander -Individual

Ex-Officio Members