Introducing the 2019 PPTI Cohort

Max Bell Foundation is pleased to introduce the 2019 Public Policy Training Institute Participants.

Jalene Anderson-Baron

Policy and Research Analyst

Capital Region Housing

Meaghan Bell

Strategic Business Analyst

City of Calgary/Calgary Housing Company

Kirsten Boda

Research and Reporting Coordinator


Karin Duff

Director of Early Learning

Rancho Ehrlo Society

Jolene Fawcett

Unity Coordinator

Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary

Chloe Ferguson

Chief of Staff/Program Director, The Early Years

The Martin Family Initiative

Susan Garrow-Oliver

AECEA Board Member

Canadian Child Care Federation/Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta (AECEA)

Ruhee Ismail-Teja

YMCA Canada National Board Director; Chair, Public Policy & Advocacy Committee

YMCA Canada

Bernadette Johnson

Manager, Public Policy

Imagine Canada

Octavio Rodriguez Lara

Diversity Liaison

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society

Lisa Litz

Director Stakeholder Relations

Horizon Housing Society

Sandra MacDougall

Engineer, Highways and Public Works, Whitehorse Yukon

Volunteer, Raven Recycling, Whitehorse Yukon

Beth Mansell

Strategic Project and Operations Coordinator

Sage Seniors Association (Sage)

Josée Méthot

Watershed Planning Manager

Red Deer River Watershed Alliance

John Richardson

Research & Policy Coordinator

Calgary Arts Development Council

Teresa Rose

Assistant Professor

Athabasca University

Peter Schalk

Board Member

Edmonton Social Planning Council

Johanna Schwartz

Communications Lead

The Alex Community Health Centre

Lee Stevens

Community Facilitation and Engagement Specialist

Vibrant Communities Calgary

Sarah Stuebing

Communications and Community Investment Manager

Alberta Real Estate Foundation

Angela Torry


Healthy Public Policy Unit (HPPU), Public Health Surveillance & Infrastructure
Population, Public and Indigenous Health, Alberta Health Services (AHS)

Marie Tremblay

Senior Education Advisor

Alberta Council for Environmental Education

Sue White


Winnifred Stewart Association

Winnifred Stewart Foundation