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Ms. Tracey Scarlett is currently the Dean of the JR Shaw School of Business at NAIT. She has a wide and varied background including 15 years in the biotechnology industry and 10 years in economic development and entrepreneurship development. Ms. Scarlett is currently a Director on the Board of Travel Alberta, is a member of Natural Sciences and  Engineering Research  Council (NSERC), is a member of the Global Woman of Vision board in Edmonton, and participates in numerous other economic development and entrepreneurship advisory committees.  She is a past Director and Finance Committee Chair on the Board of Edmonton Economic Development Corp., and a past Director of several other organizations including Alberta Women Entrepreneurs, Suit Yourself, the Canadian Association of Management Consultants in Alberta, the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT Alberta), and Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta.
Ms. Scarlett volunteers with many groups and regularly speaks about entrepreneurship and supporting women to expand their leadership roles.  In 2012, she was recognized by NAIT as one of their Top 50 Alumni, and in 2013, she was recognized as a Woman of Distinction by YWCA Edmonton.
Tracey Scarlett, JR Shaw School of Business -NAIT
 Jun 12, 2017

Pommelien Bossier, our 2016 2017 Inbound Rotary Youth Exchange student from Belgium, will present her perspective and learning as a Rotary Youth Exchange Ambassador from Belgium living in Canada .   Pommelien Bossier has been here since August 2016 and has made herself an integral part of our club through her many presentations at the podium, sharing at the lunch tables, volunteering with club projects and fundraising, being a willing and active member of our Interact club and living with her four different host families - all the while sharing her love of her country Belgium.  The year is almost over and it is time to say good bye!    Please support her by attending this final presentation and sharing good wishes with her.  

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Pommelien Bossier
 Jun 19, 2017

John Yamamoto is a Vice President and Investment Advisor for RBC Dominion Securities. He has studied investment theory formally and has a Bachelor Of Commerce and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Alberta. He has also earned his Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation, and has been named a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI).

John's unique approach is based on his keen insight into the future world of investing. As a top advisor, he has won numerous awards for excellence in the industry and has been named a member of the firm's Executive Council. For over a decade, John has taught investment courses at Grant MacEwan College, and the Edmonton Public School Board (Metro Continuing Education).

John was born and raised in the city of Edmonton and enjoys traveling around the world with his wife and daughter. He believes that money is meant to be enjoyed and encourages his clients to create income from their investments to travel, golf and enjoy an active lifestyle. 

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John Yamamoto, Rotary President 2016/2017
 Jun 26, 2017
No Meeting
 Jul 03, 2017

Brent was born in Brandon Manitoba to parents who were in the RCAF. He was educated in Ottawa and complete a BSC at the Royal Military College Kingston. He is a graduate of Command and Staff College and National Defense College. He retired from the Royal Canadian Air Force in1997 after 35 years of service.

He trained as a pilot and has accumulated over 9000 hours primarily on the C130 and Boeing 707 aircraft.  He has filled a number of command positions as Commanding Officer for 435 Sqn Edmonton, Base Commander Toronto, Wing Commander NATO Airborne Early Warning and Communications Wing, and in various staff positions including Director of Personnel, Chair of the Career Medical Review Board, Chief of Staff for Air Transport Command in Canada and abroad with NATO and the United Nations in Egypt.

Following retirement from the RCAF and relocation to Edmonton, he continued to fly maintained an Air Line Tranport Licence on several aircraft including the Boeing 737.

He served on several Boards including two years as President for Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton, the Rotary club of Edmonton Board, and is on the Board for the Alberta Aviation Museum.

He was awarded the Order of Military Merit and the Alberta Centennial Medal.

As the father to five children, he is quick to confess that his wife, Linda, shouldered the bulk of the responsibility due to the travel demands.  We have 13 grandchildren located from Edmonton, Cold Lake, Port Elgin and Ottawa to Al Ain United Arab Emirates.

He is active with Edmonton Rotary and has served on several committees. He has maintained an interest in investing, travel, golf and other frustrating activities.

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Brent Abbott
 Jul 10, 2017

Effective January 19, 2015 Malcolm Bruce is CEO of the Capital Region Board. Malcolm Bruce is a veteran of the Canadian Forces with more than 32 years of progressive leadership, strategic planning and organizational change experience. Malcolm’s wide range of skills have been sought out to support the strategic planning and execution of operations including; in 2002 Kananaskis G8 Summit, in 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games and most recently in the 2013 Alberta floods. He has been deployed overseas five times including Iraq in 2006 where he served as the strategic force planner while on exchange with the British Army and to Afghanistan for 12 month deployment as the Chief of Advisors for the Afghan ministerial development mission. Malcolm most recently held the position of Director, Corporate Services for the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) from December 2012 to January 2015. During his tenure he was responsible for the association’s business planning and policy processes. Malcolm holds a Bachelor of History from the University of Manitoba and holds two Masters of Arts degrees from the Royal Military College of Canada. He is a Trustee with the Foundation for the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry and remains an active volunteer supporting military families. Malcolm enjoys camping, fishing, hunting, rugby and scuba diving. He has been happily married to Shawna Bruce for the past 24 years and continues to parent three daughters, now all attending university, with a sense of humour and the occasional medicinal dram of single malt. The CRB represents the 24 municipalities of Alberta’s Capital Region, leading regional action toward global opportunity with a focus on growth, transportation, housing and regional services.

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Malcolm Bruce, CEO of the Capital Region Board
 Jul 17, 2017

Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. We are spread over 122 countries around the world and reach over 9.7 million students per year.

For over 50 years, Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta & NWT has engaged and inspired students from grades 3 to 12 in classrooms across Edmonton, Northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories. JA is the only organization in Alberta and NWT that teaches students about entrepreneurship, work readiness, and financial literacy at all levels of the school system. JA’s free, curriculum-based programs are delivered by local volunteers bringing the real world into the classroom; the value is in the ‘real world’ perspective.

JA registers nearly 1000 programs and reach over 25,000 students a year and are continuing to expand their reach.  This is all possible through a partnership between the business community, educators, and volunteers who work together to inspire young people to reach their dreams and tap into their potential.

Jen Panteluk is the President & CEO of Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta and Northwest Territories. A BCom and MBA graduate from the School of Business at the University of Alberta, Jen has worked in the non-profit sector for over 10 years, Jen has a far-reaching background and has used her skills to increase awareness and support for United Way, University of Alberta, Alberta Cancer Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Northern Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. Jen is passionate about strengthening the community in which she lives, and working with others to have a positive impact. Jen has been recognized as an Avenue Magazine Top 40 Under 40 in 2016 and a Global Woman of Vision in May 2017 for her work in the not for profit sector.

In 2015, Jen embarked on her most important ‘job’ yet, when her and her husband welcomed a beautiful baby girl. Now a happy, active toddler, mom and dad are kept on their toes at home. In her free team, Jen is a competitive age group triathlete and can often be found swimming, biking and running. She was recognized as a YWCA Women of Distinction for her athletic accomplishments in 2010 and has had the opportunity to represent Canada at six Triathlon World Championships. 

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Jen Panteluk
 Jul 24, 2017
  • Obtained an MD from the U of A.
  • Trained in family medicine and public health and have a Fellowship in Public Health and Preventive Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
  • Clinical professor in the Faculty of Medicine.
  • Over 30 years of experience in Public Health and Family Medicine.
  • Current position Senior Medical Officer of Health/Senior Medical Director Alberta Health Services. 

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Gerry Predy, Senior Medical Officer
 Jul 31, 2017
No Meeting
 Aug 07, 2017

Presentation Description: 
Hear the Design and Planning principles that enabled the successful rezoning of an 80-storey Alldritt tower: the story of a client, his consultants, a community, a planning department, and elected officials, all focusing on the cost of inclusion as our city grows.

Speaker Bio:
Brad Kennedy has over 25 years of architectural and construction experience working in his hometown of Edmonton. He is known for bringing clarity to complex issues, building consensus between contentious parties, and invigorating a design process with a contagious enthusiasm. In recent years his firm, KENNEDY, has had the privilege of being involved in many of our downtown high rises including, The Pearl, Icon 1 and 2, Fox 1 and 2, Edgewater, Quest, Omega, and Symphony. His firm has a simple but focused cause: To create experiences so unexpected, so exceptional they become moments of impact – “Gamechangers”.

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Brad Kennedy
 Aug 14, 2017

For 110 years the YMCA has been serving the Edmonton and area through a wide variety of program and services.  As one of the oldest and largest charities in Alberta, Nick Parkinson the President and CEO, will provide an overview of how the YMCA of Northern Alberta is building healthier communities, through their extensive programs in Wood Buffalo, Grande Prairie and the Edmonton and Capital Region.  In addition, Nick will provide an update on the legacy funding provided by the Rotary Club to support the YMCA Family Allies Program at the YMCA Welcome Village.

Nick Parkinson, President & CEO
 Aug 21, 2017
Robert Philp, Chief of the Commissions & Tribunals
 Aug 28, 2017
No Meeting
 Sep 04, 2017
Brent Collingwood
 Sep 18, 2017
Cecilia Blasetti, Executive Director
 Sep 25, 2017
Frank Reitz, District Governor
 Oct 02, 2017
No Meeting
 Oct 09, 2017
Terry Jones
 Oct 16, 2017
Doug Stollery, Chancellor
 Oct 23, 2017
Bob Layton
 Oct 30, 2017
Rotary Club of Edmonton
 Nov 06, 2017
Annual General Meeting of Rotary Club of Edmonton
 Nov 27, 2017