Board of Directors

CommunityWise Board of Directors

The Board is the governing authority of the organization and is responsible for directing, influencing, and monitoring the organization’s business. Individual Board members also represent the needs, interests, and visions of the communities and organizations involved in the space. The Board is accountable to the Theory of Change and Strategic Plan created and updated by the Board and Staff Collective in an ongoing process each year.

2019 Board of Directors Terms of Reference

2019-2020

Seth Leon – Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (Tenant Member), Lori DeLuca – Propellus (Associate Member), Chris Jensen – Calgary Centre for Global Community / Humainologie (Tenant Member), Erin Jenkins – Calgary Queer Arts Society (Tenant Member), Maris Vezina – Diamond Willow Youth Lodge (Tenant Member), Erica Foulds – Refuge Recovery (Associate Member), Aminah Malik  – Community Member, Cynthia Okafor – Community Member

Past Board of Directors

2018-2019

Seth Leon (Executive Committee) – Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (Tenant Member), Lori DeLuca – Propellus (Associate Member), Chris Jensen – Calgary Centre for Global Community / Humainologie (Tenant Member), Wendy Treschel – Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids (Tenant Member), Erin Jenkins – Calgary Queer Arts Society (Tenant Member), Megan Asselin – Community Member, Syma Habib – Community Member, Helen Mok (Executive Committee) – Community Member, Aminah Malik (Executive Committee) – Community Member

2017-2018

Curtis Boudreau – SMART Recovery, Corinne Craig (Executive Committee) – Seeds Connections, Ernesto Gudino – Venezuelan Canadian Community Association, Seth Leon (Executive Committee) – Alberta Community and Co-operative Association, Reg Tiangha – Gear Station (resigned November 2017),  Mitiku Baissa Wakwaya – Oromo Society Network of Calgary, Aminah Malik – Refuge Recovery Beltline, Courtney Robertson – Community Member, Lori DeLuca – Community Member, Helen Mok (Executive Committee) – Community Member