CHAIRPERSON – Andrew Sunter
Andrew has been on the board since March of 2011. Andrew is a securities litigation lawyer with Burnet Duckworth and Palmer.
TREASURER – T. Jason Hennig
Jason has sat on the Board of Directors and held the role of Treasurer since March of 2015. Jason is legal counsel with FortisAlberta Inc. and prior to that role was a litigation lawyer with a large private firm in Calgary.
VICE CHAIR - John R. Law
John is retired from the construction industry. During his time in the industry John has worked as General Contractor, Salesman, Marketing Manager and Sales Manager. John has been involved with Potential Place as a consultant and now a volunteer since 2014. John and his family enjoy times at their cottage at Sylvan Lake.
SECRETARY - Kylan Kidd
Kylan Kidd is a litigation associate at Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP. In her spare
time, Kylan can most often be found scouting out new restaurants with her partner
or hanging out at the dog park with their puppy, Ella.
DIRECTOR – Boris Lesar, MC, Registered Psychologist
Boris is the Director of Clinical Operations and Programs at the Mustard where he has worked since April of 2016 Boris is also Adjunct Faculty with the City University of Seattle (Calgary Campus) and is Teaching graduate level courses in Group Counselling, Psychology of Sexuality and Human Development, Psycho educational Assessment of Children I & II, Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology, Psychology of Addictions, Research methods and Statistics in Psychology. Boris is also a psychologist in private practice providing counseling to adult individuals, couples and families. He also provides workshops to schools and community groups on various topics as well as psycho educational and mental health assessment and diagnostics to children and adults.
DIRECTOR – Greg Boone
Greg is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a tax partner at the firm of Ernst & Young.
In joining the Board, Greg hopes to bring his accounting background to assist in the financial governance of Potential Place.
Greg is married and has 2 children and has lived in Calgary for four years. When not working, Greg enjoys spending time with his family and playing a round or two of golf.
DIRECTOR - Eric Davies
Eric is a native Calgarian & PPS Clubhouse member. He received a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA.
Eric lived & worked in the United States for over 30 years pursuing careers in Public Relations, Broadcast Journalism, and Commercial Development.
DIRECTOR – Brian Hogg
Brian is a member of Potential Place Clubhouse, and moved to Calgary from Shuswap to attend the University of Calgary and got a Bachelors degree in Accounting with Distinction. Since graduating from University, he has held accounting jobs in both public practice and industry and obtained the Certified General Accountant designation a year ago. Some of his hobbies include recreational ice hockey, spending time outdoors with his wife, writing and general fitness to keep a clear mind.
DIRECTOR - Shauna Rivait
Shauna is a small business owner, litigation paralegal and avid volunteer. She has worked at the Calgary Drop In & Rehabilitation Centre, Canadian Liver Foundation and volunteered extensively with the Canadian Transplant Association. She enjoys traveling with her daughter and recently returned from walking the Camino in Spain.
DIRECTOR - Dr. John Rook, D.Phil (Oxon)
John is a former Executive Director of Potential Place and is delighted to return as a board member. Currently he works for The Mustard Seed Society as Managing Director (Calgary) and Director of Strategic Initiatives. John was a university professor for 15 years, former President and CEO of the Calgary Homeless Foundation, is Founding Director of the Canadian Poverty Institute and Chaired the National Council of Welfare for 6 years. He is married to Kim and they have 4 bio children and have fostered 3 others. John loves to read, write, and until recently, was an avid runner.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Frank Kelton
Frank was appointed ED on an interim basis in August 2012 and made permanent ED in February 2013. Prior to his appointment Frank volunteered for over 10 years in the community in the areas of mental health and addictions. Prior to his engagement in mental health Frank was an oil and gas executive for nearly 30 years.