Paul Sawler – Mayor & Intergovernmental Affairs
Occupation – Director of Sales and Marketing Dirty Laundry Vineyard
Personal – I have lived in Redwood for 19 years with my wife Kim and two sons – Matthew and Andrew. Education – Bachelor of Commerce – Saint Mary’s University Halifax
Community Involvement – Coach and Referee Bragg Creek Hockey for 8 plus years. Scouts Canada cub leader.
Key Issues – Continuation of and conclusion to the process of lease renewal with a 2019 target completion date, continue improving relationships with the Tsuu T’ina Nation Chief and Council, Bylaw reform as well as infrastructure upgrades and flood mitigation.
Scott Ackerman – Deputy Mayor & Finance
Occupation – Management Consultant; Managing Director at Online Business Systems
Personal – Married; Father of two grown children
Education – Royal Roads MBA, Certified Management Consultant (CMC)
Community Involvement – This is my second term on Council – really glad to be involved and serve the residents of Redwood. In prior term, served as Treasurer and recently named Deputy Mayor. Actively involved in both our Lease Advisory Working Group as well as the Joint Tsuut’ina / Redwood Meadows Lease committee. When not at the Townsite office, you can usually find me walking through our beautiful Townsite – always happy to chat about ideas to make our community the best place on earth to live.
George Allen – Infrastructure
IT Manager Community Natural Foods Ltd.
General Manager IP Secure Services Inc.
I live in Redwood Meadows with my wife Sonja and my daughters Madalyn (9) and Victoria (5). When I manage to find some free time, I enjoy woodworking and riding motorcycle.
Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology – College of the North Atlantic St. Johns
Bachelor of Technology – Memorial University of Newfoundland St. Johns
Post-baccalaureate Diploma in Information Technology – Memorial University of Newfoundland St. Johns
I participate in school council and girl guide volunteer activities and I’m a member of the Association for German Education in Calgary.
Lease renewal, infrastructure upgrades, and continuing to build on the previous council’s relationships with the Tsuu T’ina Nation.
Glen VanCamp – Human Resources & Emergency Services
Occupation – Alberta Sales Manager – Federal – Mogul Motorparts
Personal – I have lived in Redwood for more than 11 years with my wife Tara and two sons – Cayden and Taylor.
Education – SAIT – Automotive Mechanics Degree
Community Involvement – Involved with the purchase and Training of the Zamboni for the Hockey Rink.
Key Issues – Continuation to the process of lease renewal, building on Community relationships and insuring everyone has a voice in the Community.
Infrastructure upgrades and flood mitigation.
Mike Decore – Communications
Occupation– Calgary Catholic School Division. I’ve worked in various school districts as a consultant for the last 17 yrs focusing on childhood mental health and wellness.
Personal-Married and father to two children, a 5 yr old boy and a newborn. We moved to Redwood Meadows in 2015.
Education-Applied Psychology Degree -University of Alberta
Community Involvement– Ice Rink Volunteer, Canada Day Volunteer
Key Issues– Continuing the process of helping Redwood Meadows to grow as a part of Tsuu’tina , and helping to keep the townsite a fantastic place for the residents who live there.
Neil Thornton – Bylaws & Secretary
Personal – Lived in Redwood for more than 17 years with my wife and three sons – Matthew, Andrew & Christopher.
Education – Electrical Engineering Technologist from SAIT
Occupation – 15+ years in the Canadian Reserves, 15+ years with Trans Alta, 15+ years as an Amateur Canadian Regimental Historian.
Community Involvement – Scout Leader, Badminton Coach,
Key Issues -Improving Communications from the Townsite/Council. Continuation of and conclusion to the of lease renewal. Insuring that Process is not lost in Execution.