Board of Directors
2018 Volunteer Chair
Jodie is the 2018 Volunteer Chair. She owns Penzen Limited and The UPS Store #65 (St. Albert). She won the 2012 Youth Entrepreneur Award of Distinction for Alberta and the Home Based Business Award of Distinction at the 2011 Small Business Awards. She actively volunteers with many organizations in St. Albert and surrounding areas. Jodie has been a Chamber Board Member for the past six years.
1st Vice Chair
Mark has visited thirty-two countries on five different continents and lived in four of those countries. Mark joined the Chamber Board in 2012 to share his experience and leadership. He enjoys the opportunity to learn from other leaders that are from many different and successful backgrounds in the community.
Brian has been a board member for seven years and was the 2017 Volunteer Chair. He is a 10-year St. Albert resident, publisher of the St. Albert Gazette, and Vice President, Publishing for Great West Newspapers. Brian sees great potential for the St. Albert region, and he looks forward to the Chamber’s continued involvement in building that potential.
Kelvin is an accountant with Kelvin Smith Professional Corporation. Formally, he was an Associate Partner with Deloitte LLP. Kelvin has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta and earned his designation as a Chartered Accountant in 1994. Kelvin was a director and treasurer of Edmonton's Food Bank from 2010 to 2016.
Mel is a Sales Representative with RE/MAX Professionals and became involved with the Chamber of Commerce first as a member and then accepted an invitation for leadership as a volunteer director. He sees that St. Albert business people and residents have a great sense of community and this is a great environment for both family and business.
Garry served on the City Council of St. Albert from 1974 to 1977 and has been with Landrex Inc. since 2010. Garry and his family are strong supporters of shopping local with businesses that have earned their trust through quality, integrity, and friendliness. He has been involved with the Chamber for three decades and believes that it is the heart and soul of the business community.
Kristin was born and raised in St.Albert. She was delighted to join the Board for the Chamber in 2017 to help give back to her community. She is passionate about her career and runs her family business as Realtor© and home designer for Sarasota Homes and Realty. Kristin and her husband are proud to raise their 3 girls in the best city in Canada.
Don truly enjoys being associated with the Chamber and felt he could contribute when he was asked to become a member of the Board again. His company, Johnston Builders Ltd., has been part of St. Albert's friendly and connected business community for over twenty years, and he feels his company benefits from many Chamber initiatives.
Curtis Crouse and his wife Sheyanne live in St. Albert with their daughter, Sloan and dog, Chaos. Curtis graduated from the University of Lethbridge in 2006 and bought A-1 Heating from its founder in 2012. Curtis is also a proud member of the St. Albert Canadian Progress Club
Doug is the General Manager of Staples St. Albert and has been a Chamber member during all of these years. Doug is an active member of the St. Albert Rotary Club, and a board member of the St. Albert Rotary Music Festival. Doug is looking forward to working with the board of directors and sharing his many years of experience in both business and community development.
Connie is the owner of Mission Computers and is excited to play an active role with the chamber again. As a business owner since 1991 she has been honored to serve on the board of St. Albert Further Education as well as a previous role as Director for the Chamber back in 1995. She is passionate about learning and helping others so being a part of the Chamber is a welcomed opportunity.
Jillian is the General Manager of St. Albert Centre - Primaris Management Inc., and she became a board member to help contribute to the thriving and relevant business environment in the special and vibrant community that is St. Albert.
Margaret Mrazek Q.C.
Marg has been an active member of chamber since 2010. She previously served on the Board of the St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce and currently chairs the Government Affairs Committee. Marg is a strong advocate for increased economic development in St. Albert. She is a semi- retired lawyer who spends a great deal of time volunteering for the betterment of the community of St. Albert.