Calgary Community Board in action

Our Calgary Community Board has donated $7.9 million since 2005 to 500 grassroots projects, charities and organizations.

How we made a difference in 2019


Budget allocated


Local charities

Ken King (Chair)

Vice Chairman and CEO, Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation

Ken King joined the TELUS Calgary Community Board as chair in 2010. His longstanding commitment to community service has been recognized with the 2005 Alberta Centennial Medal for outstanding contributions to the province of Alberta and the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for community service. Ken leads the charitable efforts of the Flames Foundation for Life, the charitable arm of the Calgary Flames Hockey Club which is committed to supporting Education, Health and Medical Research, and Amateur and Grassroots Sports in Calgary including the Rotary/Flames children’s hospice and the building of much needed community hockey rinks for kids in Calgary.

Ken is the vice chairman and chief executive officer of Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, which encompasses the CFL Calgary Stampeders, NHL Calgary Flames, AHL Stockton Thunder, WHL Calgary Hitmen and NLL Calgary Roughnecks. Ken’s current community involvement spans numerous organizations, including the Calgary Committee to End Homelessness, the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede and the Rotary Club of Calgary.

Navin Arora (Vice Chair)

President, TELUS Business Solutions

Christi Cruz

Senior Community Affairs Manager, TELUS

Michael Filice

Regulatory Legal Counsel, Regulatory Affairs, TELUS (Board Secretary)

Brad Harper

Community Leader

Pam Karnik

Community Champion

Patty Kilgallon

Executive Director, Calgary Children’s Cottage Society

Marilyn McCaig

Community Champion

Andy McCreath

President, McCreath Communications

Richard Milton

President, TELUS Community Ambassadors – Calgary and Senior People & Culture Advisor, Labour Relations, TELUS

Dr. Terry Rock

President, Rock Strategy & Leadership

Linda Southern-Heathcott

President and CEO, Spruce Meadows

Kevin Stickel

Vice President, Business Solutions West and Customer Experience, Loyalty, Marketing, Sales & Support, TELUS

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