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Fall Board Meeting & Deputy Ministers’ Dinner

November 9, 2023, 8:30 am - 8:30 pm


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Join us for the ACC Fall Board Meeting and Deputy Ministers’ Dinner 2023, taking place on November 9 in Edmonton, Alberta. This event promises a day filled with insightful presentations designed to empower Alberta businesses and facilitate access to influential decision-makers for our diverse audience.

During the daytime, our program will feature a series of education sessions addressing current and emerging issues. Renowned presenters and speakers, soon to be confirmed, will share their expertise from both the private and public sectors. These sessions will provide valuable insights and data-driven perspectives.

In the evening, our highly anticipated Deputy Ministers’ Dinner offers a unique opportunity to network with senior non-elected decision-makers in Alberta. This event will foster connections and facilitate access to government officials. The Q & A session following dinner will allow attendees to engage directly with the most senior government experts, providing a platform for community leaders, business volunteers, and policy enthusiasts to seek clarity and influence.

Join us on November 9, 2023, as we come together to tackle pressing issues, forge meaningful connections, and drive positive change in Alberta. See you there!

Attendees: Government of Alberta Deputy Ministers’, local government officials, senior business leaders, post-secondary presidents and leaders, talent development professionals, and community chamber of commerce executives.

Deputy Ministers & Acting Deputy Ministers Attendance

Deputy Minister


Executive Council

Ray Gilmour



Advanced Education

Sherri Wilson



Affordability and Utilities 

Tim Grant



Arts, Culture and Status of Women

Kim Capstick



Children and Family Services

Lisa Sadownik




Lora Pillipow



Environment and Protected Areas

Kasha Piquette



Forestry and Parks

Shannon Marchand




Andre Tremblay



Health – Associate DM

Darren Hedley




Mary Persson



Intergovernmental Relations (Executive Council)

Paul Wynnyk



Jobs, Economy and Trade

Christopher McPherson




Susanne Stushnoff



Mental Health and Addiction

Evan Romanow



Public Safety and Emergency Services

Rae-Ann Lajeunesse



Public Service Commission

Heather Caltagirone



Service Alberta and Red Tape Reduction

Stephanie Clarke



Technology and Innovation

David James



Transportation and Economic Corridors

Bryce Stewart



Treasury Board and Finance

Kate White


Acting Deputy Minister


Agriculture and Irrigation

Karen Wronko, Assistant Deputy Minister
Trade Investment and Food Safety
Attending on behalf of Jason Hale, DM



Energy and Minerals

Doug Lammie, Assistant Deputy Minister
Energy Operations
Attending on behalf of Larry Kaumeyer, DM



Immigration and Multiculturalism

Gosia Cichy-Weclaw, Assistant Deputy Minister
Attending on behalf of Ako Ufodike, DM



Indigenous Relations

Don Kwas, Assistant Deputy Minister
First Nations and Metis Relations
Attending on behalf of Donavon Young, DM



Municipal Affairs

Ethan Bayne, Assistant Deputy Minister
Municipal Assessment and Grants
Attending on behalf of Brandy Cox, DM



Seniors, Community and Social Services

Toby Schneider, Assistant Deputy Minister
Employment and Financial Services
Attending on behalf of Cynthia Farmer, DM



Tourism and Sport

Paul Lamoureux, Assistant Deputy Minister
Sport, Tourism and Recreation
Attending on behalf of David Goldstein, DM







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November 9, 2023
8:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Alberta Chamber of Commerce
780-425-4180 ext7
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Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA
10155 105 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1E2 Canada
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