Alberta Association of Police GovernanCE

Supporting excellence in civilian governance

2023 Conference & AGM


June 2nd & 3rd 2023

Lou Soppit, Rocky Mountain House, AB

2022 Conference Summary

Thank you to the 87 registrants and 20 Banquet guests who attended our 2022 Conference & AGM, once again held in-person!  Attendee surveys reflected a great response to our 2-days of presentations on many informative topics.

2022 Annual General Meeting Summary

In addition to approval of the April 2021 Minutes, 2022 Auditor, and Revised Bylaws to expand Full Membership to prior Associate Members, the membership passed two (2) Resolutions which will be provided to the Solicitor General:

 #1: Adequate Resourcing for the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT).

#2: Specialized Crown Prosecution Unit for ASIRT.

We welcomed New Members;  Town of High Level!

RFP for the 2024 AAPG Conference & AGM was released.

We thanked our departing Board members; John McDougall (Edmonton), Terry Coleman (High River), Perry Brooks (Fort Saskatchawan), Larry Coney (Drumheller), Richard Bengry (Cardston) and Brian McGillivray (Pincher Creek).

We had five (5) Nominees for seven (7) Board of Director positions.

WELCOME to the new AAPG Board: 

Rachel Hopf, Lethbridge (Chair)

Shazia Amiri, Edmonton (New)

Gloria Brathwaite, Fort Saskatchewan (New)

T.J. Zhang, Calgary    

Ian Sanderson, St. Albert 

Miles Thorson, Medicine Hat

Lee Katchur, Camrose

Werner Dressler, Fort Macleod

Dave McKenzie, Barrhead (New)

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

Thank you to our generous sponsors