Edmonton and Northern Alberta Community Board in action

Our Edmonton and Northern Alberta Community Board donated $9.9 million since 2005 to 686 grassroots projects, charities and organizations.

How we made a difference in 2023

$575K

Budget allocated

42

Local charities
The Honourable Anne McLellan

The Honourable Anne McLellan (Chair)

Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP

The Honourable A. Anne McLellan, P.C., O.C., A.O.E. joined Bennett Jones LLP in its Edmonton office July 4, 2006. Ms. McLellan provides strategic advice to the firm and its clients.
Ms. McLellan served four terms as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre from October 25, 1993 – January 23, 2006. She served as Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and the first Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (December 2003 – January 2006), Minister of Health (January 2002 – December 2003), Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (June 1997 – January 2002) and Minister of Natural Resources and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians (November 1993 – June 1997).
Ms. McLellan serves on the Board of Directors of Invest Alberta Corporation.  Among her many community commitments she is Chair of the Board of the Institute for Research on Public Policy and serves on the Boards of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and the Institute of Corporate Directors.
On May 12, 2006, Ms. McLellan was appointed Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the University of Alberta in the Alberta Institute for American Studies, a position she held until she retired from the University of Alberta June 30, 2013. Ms. McLellan was awarded honorary doctorate of law degrees by the University of Alberta (in 2007), the University of Cape Breton (in 2009), and the University of Ottawa (in 2022).
In July 2009 Ms. McLellan was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada and in October 2013 she was invested into the Alberta Order of Excellence.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Law degree from Dalhousie University and a Master of Laws degree from King’s College, University of London. Ms. McLellan was admitted to the Bar of Nova Scotia in 1976.
Zainul Mawji
Zainul Mawji (Vice Chair)
Executive Vice President & President, Consumer Solutions, TELUS
Sarah Chan
Sarah Chan
Engagement & Partnerships Lead, Alberta Mentoring Partnerships
Bonnie Frederick
Bonnie Frederick
Vice President, TELUS Community Ambassador Club – Edmonton
Faizal Jiwani
Faizal Jiwani
Director, AMAN Builders Inc. and Founder
Marla Mauricio
Marla Mauricio
Paralegal, Legal Services, TELUS (Board Secretary)
Jaya Panwar
Jaya Panwar
Director, Executive Escalation Support & Intelligence, TELUS
Claudia Roszell
Claudia Roszell
Chief Internal Auditor and Vice President, Risk Management, TELUS
Nicole Sanchez
Nicole Sanchez
Youth Representative and Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of Ruth
Lorna St. Thomas
Lorna St. Thomas
Senior Community Investment Manager, TELUS
Harriet Tinka
Harriet Tinka
Founder, EmpoweredMe Inc.

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