Board of Directors

 

 

Board of Directors

Vivianne Grue (Chair) has served on the board of the BRCF since its inception in 1995, taking some hiatus while out of country. Vivianne has worked in both the public and private sectors as a research economist/budget analyst and as a business owner. Vivianne strongly believes in giving back to the community. The BRCF provides the means to do so, enriching all of our lives and working for the good of all. 780.672.9624 
David Ofrim (Vice-Chair) is a third generation Camrosian and owns and operates a local construction firm. He feels the health of a community is judged by how well all of its needs are met. The Foundation goes a long way towards achieving this goal. 780.672.3534
Imogene Walsh (Treasurer) is an Assistant Superintendent with the Battle River School Division. Imogene has called the Camrose area her home since 1995. She believes in supporting the community. Imogene is encouraged by the work of the Battle River Community Foundation and is proud to be part of the organization. 780.672.3954
Kevin Gurr (Secretary) is the owner of Boston Pizza in Camrose. He has been active in bringing provincial and national sporting tournaments to the Camrose community. He and his wife Ally were honoured as Community Builders in 2013 and have established a fun aimed at helping children and adults with special needs, a cause that they are very passionate about. Kevin explains that “with the BRCF we have found a vehicle to continue our support in perpetuity.” 
Jim Hampshire (Director) is from the Sedgewick area, where is works both as a farmer and in the oilfield. Jim thinks very highly of the work of the Foundation and particularly likes the concept of longevity – using funds to continue supporting and enhancing local communities for the long term. Jim and his wife Mell, were acknowledged as Community Builders in 2008 and have been supporters of the Battle River Community Foundation ever since. 
Darryl Schultz (Director) has retired from a General Dentistry practice in Camrose. He currently is consulting for the Alberta Dental Association and College and is involved in farming. Darryl believes that the Battle River Community Foundation allows an individual to leverage what time and money they have available, to have a positive impact in the lives of people in our community for time to come.
Blain Fowler (Past Chairman) is a founding member of the Battle River Community Foundation. Blain is the second-generation owner of his family's publishing and printing business in Camrose and believes in boosting the community. Blain chose to become involved with the Battle River Community Foundation to help ensure the local area stays strong and community needs can be met now and in the future. 780.672.3142
Ken Drever (Past Chairman) has been with the Battle River Community Foundation since its inception. He has served as Chair. Having grown up on a farm near Hardisty and enjoyed a 40-year career as a bulk fuel agent, Ken is very familiar with east central Alberta. He believes strongly in giving back to the communities in which he lives and works. 780.672.4651
Dana Andreassen (Executive Director) was selected to be Foundation Executive Director 6 months after completing the maximum 3 consecutive 3 year terms as a Board member and two months after retiring as a University administrator. She holds a law degree although is no longer an active member of the Law Society. Dana is happy to continue as part of an organization that supports community priorities as they evolve. 780.679.0449

 

 
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