Alberta Association of Police GovernanCE

Supporting excellence in civilian governance

2025 Conference & AGM


May 30th & 31st 2025

Westlock, AB

2024 Conference Summary

Thank you to the 93 registrants and 13 Banquet guests who attended our 2024 Conference & AGM in beautiful Lethbridge!  Attendee surveys reflected a great response to our 2-days of presentations on many informative topics.

2024 Annual General Meeting Summary

In addition to approval of the June 2023 Minutes and 2024 Auditor, the membership passed four (4) Resolutions, which were provided to the Minister of Law Enforcement:

 #1: AAPG Host a Roundtable on Workplace Harassment & Discrimination.

#2: Provincial Government Develop an Alberta Focused Police Governance Course.

#3: AAPG to Oppose Elimination of PCDs and Request PCD Guideline Development.

#4 Increase Prosecutions for Simple Drug Possession of Hard Drugs in Alberta (provided to both the Federal Government & the Minister)

We thanked our departing Board members; T.J. Zhang (Calgary), Marco  Jansen (Medicine Hat), Gloria Brathwaite (Fort SK) and Shazia Amiri (Edmonton).

We had five (5) Nominees for seven (7) open Board of Director positions and elected our Board.

WELCOME to the new AAPG Board: 

Ian Sanderson, St. Albert  

Anne-Marie Lambert, Edmonton (NEW)

Mardoche Kapseu, Fort Saskatchewan (NEW)

Rob Tanguay, Calgary (NEW)    

Noella Piquette, Lethbridge (NEW)

Gwen Dirk, Medicine Hat (NEW) 

Lee Katchur, Camrose

Dave McKenzie, Barrhead

Lorraine Wesley, Rocky View County 

Who Is The Alberta Association of Police Governance?

The AAPG supports excellence in civilian governance and oversight of police services in Alberta. Through the AAPG, members have access to educational opportunities, best practices, and forums for liaison with related agencies. The AAPG is well positioned to advocate for effective police governance and oversight that is responsive to our changing environment. In that regard, the AAPG provides input and feedback on potential changes to relevant legislation and policies.

AAPG’s Vision     

A proactively collaborative network of effective police governance and oversight organizations across Alberta.

AAPG’s Mission  

To empower members through educational services, resources, and unified provincial advocacy.

AAPG’s Goal

Excellence in Police Governance and Oversight

AAPG’s Values

  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Inclusivity
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Respect
  • Trust

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