Alberta Association of Police GovernanCE

Supporting excellence in civilian governance

2022 Conference & AGM

Registration Open!

April 29th & 30th 2022

Kinsman Club, ST. ALBERT, AB

2021 Conference Summary

Thank you to the 137 registrants who attended our first-ever Virtual Conference!  It was a whirlwind day of back-to-back information on many informative topics.

2021 Annual General Meeting Summary

In addition to approval of the June 2020 Minutes and 2021 Auditor, the membership passed two (2) Resolutions which will be provided to the Solicitor General:

 #1: Evidence Based Investments in Community Safety.

#2: Amend the Definition of Mental Disorder 

We welcomed New Members;  Town of Fort Macleod, Town of Westlock, City of Airdrie and Town of Ponoka!

We thanked our departing Board members; Paul Goranson (Red Deer), Al Bohachek (St. Albert), Mark Schnider (Camrose) and Sandy Redden (Medicine Hat).

We had four (4) Nominees for three (3) Board positions and filled all three (3) Associate Member Advisory Committee (AMAC) seats!

WELCOME to the new Board and AMAC: 

Terry Coleman, High River (Chair)

John McDougall, Edmonton 

Perry Brooks, Fort Saskatchewan 

T.J. Zhang, Calgary   

Rachel Hopf, Lethbridge

Larry Coney, Drumheller  

Ian Sanderson, St. Albert (New)

Miles Thorson, Medicine Hat (New)

Lee Katchur, Camrose (New)

Richard Bengry, Cardston (AMAC)

Brian McGillivray, Pincher Creek (New AMAC)

Werner Dressler, Fort Macleod (New AMAC)

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.