Governance

An appointed Board of Governors oversees the mission of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation. The Alberta Real Estate Foundation’s Board of Governors is comprised of industry and public volunteers that represent the heart of the organization. They collectively make decisions about each project to create successful and meaningful results that benefit the people of Alberta.

The Foundation is independent of organized real estate, government and licensing authorities. Some of these bodies appoint nominations for the Board of Governors. Governors are appointed for a three-year term and are limited to serving for two three-year terms.

Jim Saunders

Jim Saunders

Chair 2018-2019

Jim is an Associate with RE/MAX Real Estate Lethbridge. He was raised and educated in Lethbridge and calls Southern Alberta home.

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Tyran Ault

Tyran Ault

Governor

Tyran brings considerable expertise in governance to the Board and he’s pleased to work with AREF in its efforts across Alberta. ““I’m a team player and just happy to help wherever possible.

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Scott Bollinger

Scott Bollinger

Governor

Scott is a real estate lawyer as well as a licensed real estate broker.

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Krista Bolton

Krista Bolton

Governor

Krista is a Chartered Mediator with her practice focused on family mediation. She has over six years of international teaching experience in both Japan and the Unites States.

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Doug Leighton

Doug Leighton

Governor

Doug is Vice President, Sustainability for Brookfield Residential Properties, a leading North American homebuilding and land development company.
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Janice Resch

Janice Resch

Governor

Janice was born and raised in Red Deer Alberta into a family that’s has been active in organized Real Estate since 1962. After years of working in the Recreation Therapy field Janice became a licensed REALTOR in 1995.

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Tash Taylor

Tash Taylor

Governor

Tash is the Executive Director of the Alberta Network of Public Housing Agencies (ANPHA), the industry association for non-profit housing in Alberta, Canada.

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Meet the Team

The team of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation implement the decisions of the Board of Governors and manage the day-to-day operations of the Foundation. The Foundation is guided by the Executive Director, Cheryl De Paoli, who reports directly to the Board of Governors.