MEET OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Adam Pantelimon
(Chair) 

A Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Adam’s career spans both the public and private sector in a variety of places including Europe, Québec, Nunavut, and most recently Alberta. Adam’s experience includes leadership roles in municipal government, and serving in a variety of different roles for the Government of Alberta including the Ministry of Environment and Parks, Ministry of Infrastructure and most recently, Ministry of Seniors and Housing.

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Dave Ludwick
(Vice Chair) 

Dave is the Executive Director of Corporate Services for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. Prior to that he served as an executive director at two primary care networks in Alberta.

Dave graduated from the University of Manitoba as an engineer. He then

completed an MBA (Finance and accounting) at uOttawa and later completed a PhD at the University of Alberta in Health Informatics.

Dave is a road cyclist and tries to ride about 5,000 km per year. He's a musician (piano and guitar) and he also restores vintage cars.

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Meghan Smook (Secretary)

Meghan is a Social Policy and Innovation Advisor for Strathcona County. She is passionate about helping to shape public policy that supports the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. Meghan has also spent some time out east working with the federal government. When not working, you can find Meghan on long walks with her 11 year old pug and best friend, spoiling her nephews or testing out a new recipe.

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Saveta Cartwright
(Treasurer)

Saveta is an economist at Environment and Climate Change Canada. She is a project management professional (PMP) and an MBA. Previously she has managed construction projects as in the energy and pharmaceutical sectors. Saveta is passionate about building a better tomorrow for all. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Campus Food Bank and CJSR Radio.

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Rhonda Sorensen
(Communications)

Rhonda is the manager of Communications Services for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and has been with the organization for 20 years. After beginning her career as a journalist on her 21st birthday, she soon gravitated towards Communications working in education and emergency management before

finding her place in public service.

Rhonda balances a busy schedule with relaxing hobbies such as yoga,

meditation, reading and spending time in good company.

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Ometz Elijah
(Communications)

Ometz is a current MBA student at the University of Alberta. He has worked in the consulting sector and aims to work in the public sector post graduation. He is a volunteer with Net Impact and wishes to make a positive difference in the society with his everyday work. An animal lover, nature photographer and painter, he enjoys long walks, hiking, meeting new people and exploring uncharted areas.

Nathalie is a practitioner-scholar.  She has worked for more than 20 years in Indigenous health and is currently the A/Regional Director, Strategic Health Intelligence, Programs and Benefits at First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Indigenous Services Canada in Alberta.  An Athabasca University alumni, she focused her doctoral research on health care collaboration between First Nations, federal and provincial governments.

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Nathalie Lachance
(Member at Large) 

Nathalie is a practitioner-scholar.  She has worked for more than 20 years in Indigenous health and is currently the A/Regional Director, Strategic Health Intelligence, Programs and Benefits at First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Indigenous Services Canada in Alberta.  An Athabasca University alumni, she focused her doctoral research on health care collaboration between First Nations, federal and provincial governments.

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Meghann Eagle
(Member at Large) 

Meghann has 16 years of experience in the Alberta public service, spanning a wide range of public policy related roles. She is currently the Executive Director of Field Services in Alberta Education, focusing on support to school authorities. She was previously the Executive Director of Cabinet Coordination in Executive Council; a Director of Policy in Alberta Culture and Status of Women; and, has held various policy coordination positions with Alberta Health. Meghann is passionate about inspiring people and dedicated to public service.

Denny Brett
(Member at Large) 

Denny is a policy practitioner with the Government of Alberta. He is currently a Policy Manager for the Policy Coordination Office, Executive Council. Denny has a Masters of Arts from the University of Alberta, with over 7 years experience in the public service. He is fascinated by complex systems and wicked policy problems. In his free time, Denny plays soccer and any sport with a racquet.

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Jamie Cronin
(Member at Large) 

Jamie is a dedicated public servant, holding leadership roles at the provincial and municipal orders of government over the past decade. She is currently a senior advisor with the City of Edmonton, with a focus on provincial advocacy and municipal associations. Her background is in energy and environment policy, with previous experience contributing to a number of high-profile projects in her role as Director of Intergovernmental Relations with the Government of Alberta. Jamie is a mom of two boys and enjoys spending her free time chasing them around at splash parks and playgrounds.

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Saheb Dullet
(Member at Large) 

Saheb is the Director of Policy & Government Relations with BILD Alberta. As a problem solver, he enjoys collaborating with various stakeholders on complex policy issues to find balanced solutions.  As a former public servant, he sees the value in giving back to the community through several volunteering opportunities.”