Entries by Sarah Stuebing

Foundation introduces Chair Charlie Ponde

As of January 1st 2016, Charlie Ponde became the Alberta Real Estate Foundation’s 13th Chair of the Board of Governors. Charlie was appointed to Alberta Real Estate Foundation Board of Governors in 2012 by the Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA). Prior to joining the Board, Charlie had always followed and observed past Governors and the […]

AREF supports Habitat for Humanity Home at Neufeld Landing

On December 17th, nine families received keys to their Habitat for Humanity Home at Neufeld Landing, the largest Habitat Build in Canadian history. For the last 25 years, the Foundation has strived to support initiatives that make a difference in the industry and in the lives of Albertans. As such, we are proud to be […]

October 2015 Community Investment

The Board of Governors of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation approved $353,500 in community investment projects at their recent meeting. The Alberta Real Estate Foundation (AREF) supports initiatives that enhance the real estate industry and benefit the communities of Alberta. AREF was set up in 1991 under the Alberta Real Estate Act. Since then, it […]

Foundation travels to Southern Alberta

On August 10th, AREF Staff and members of the Board of Governors travelled to Lethbridge to meet with potential partners in the area. While there, we learned a great deal about the strengths and opportunities in Southern Alberta including some of the research occurring at the University of Lethbridge with respect to Alberta climate change […]

Foundation seeks new Public Board Member

The Foundation is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Public Appointment (Business) on the Board of Governors. As a Governor you will:  – Participate in three meetings a year;  – Contribute to the strategic direction of the Foundation;  – Decide upon community investment grant funding;  – Contribute to a dynamic learning board and […]

Announcement of new Executive Director of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA)

The Alberta Real Estate Foundation is pleased to announce that Ms. Amelia Martin has been appointed as the Executive Director of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA). Ms. Martin joined CPLEA in January 2015 as the public legal education lawyer after leaving private practice in Calgary. While obtaining her law degree at the […]

June 2015 Community Investment

The Board of Governors of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation approved $160,000 in community investment projects at their recent meeting on June 18, 2015. The 3 projects include: Calgary Chamber of Commerce Paying For It: The Calgary Citizens’ Infrastructure Finance Commission The “Paying For It” project will look at how Calgary’s growing economy and population […]