BOARD OF DIRECTORS
THE RIVER VALLEY ALLIANCE HAS EIGHT MUNICIPAL DIRECTORS APPOINTED BY THE MUNICIPAL SHAREHOLDERS AND EIGHT DIRECTORS AT LARGE.
Town of Devon
Sandy is a Councillor with the Town of Devon, and currently serving her second term.
She values the time she has spent on the RVA Board of Directors, continuing to learn, support and promote responsible river valley usage in all of our communities.
While enjoying the river valley, she can often be seen photographing nature's splendor, as well as walking her dog.
AnnLisa currently represents Division 1 on Parkland County Council. She serves on several boards and committees, both as a volunteer and in her elected role. These include the River Valley Alliance Board of Directors, community policing, inter-municipally led watershed management steering committees and as an Alberta regional board member for the Nature Conservancy of Canada. She also represents all rural municipalities in Alberta as an elected member of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Board of Directors.
Prior to election, she dedicated her career to municipal government as a senior-level administrator in economic, cultural and tourism development.
City of Edmonton
City of Edmonton
Robert worked in the financial services industry for almost a decade, starting in the branch network as a Financial Advisor, and later as a Branch Manager and then in Agricultural Lending Practices. After leaving the bank, Robert worked extensively with small, medium and large organizations in assisting them build their footprint and grow their business. He is actively involved with the United Way’s Tools for School Program and believes that all children deserve an equal opportunity to achieve their version of success. Robert’s hobbies include golf in the summer and five-pin bowling in the winter.
Wayne was re-elected for a second term as Councillor for Division 3 in October 2017. He is experienced in land development, gravel operations, environmental reclamation and green/ geothermal energy.
He was first elected to Council in October 2013, and has family roots going back over 160 years where he still resides.
Directors at Large
Board Chair, City of Edmonton
Guy has over 30 years of experience in the Alberta energy industry. He retired from EPCOR Utilities in 2020 after 25 years of service; the last 14 years as a member of the Executive team. Guy served in a number of Executive roles including Chief Financial Officer, SVP of EPCOR Water Canada, SVP of EPCOR Electricity and SVP of EPCOR Energy Services.
Guy currently serves as a Director on four Boards: the University of Alberta Board of Governors, River Valley Alliance Board of Directors, Edmonton Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), and Rohit Developments Advisory Board.
City of Edmonton
Marcel is a Professional Engineer specializing in transportation planning, river engineering and bridge structures. He has served on volunteer boards for decades, primarily focusing on local history and historic infrastructure.
Although he retired from full time consulting, he continues to provide senior review and mentorship within the industry. In his spare time he’s an avid trail runner, marathoner and recreational cyclist.
He sits on RVA’s Implementation Committee contributing his extensive knowledge of river valley trails, geotechnical and river engineering.
Bob is a Professional Engineer with a background in management, design and construction, real estate development, and land sales and acquisition.
He has volunteered on numerous local, regional and international boards and committees, and is the Chair of the RVA’s Implementation Committee.