Canadian Northern Society
P.O. Box 1174, Camrose, Alberta  T4V 1X2   Dominion of Canada
Phone: 780 672 3099   |  Email:
Visit us on our Facebook pages at Canadian Northern Society and Camrose Heritage Railway Station and Park.

Society Board and Committees

President: Karen Smith, Camrose
Vice President: Leslie S. Kozma, Edmonton
Secretary: Dean Tiegs, Spruce Grove
Treasurer: Sarah Whittaker, Fort Saskatchewan

Richard Graydon of Big Valley
William McPhail of Camrose
Paul O’Neil of Beaumont
Glenys A. Smith of Camrose
Shawn I. Smith of Camrose

The society has several committees, which are responsible for particular locations and aspects of the society’s operations.

Big Valley
Richard Graydon, Chairperson
Eddie Finucin
Phyllis and Wayne Garrison
Breanne Kihn
Larry Stone

Karen Smith, Acting Chairperson
Martie LeGear, Vice Chairperson
Carol Rawson, Collections Coordinator
Glenys Smith, Garden Coordinator
David Faulkner
Michelle Hauser
Donnie Loewen
Garry Middleton
Elaine Wooden

Meeting Creek Grassland Conservation
Glenys Smith, Chairperson
Lorene Bergstrom
Bill and Margo McPhail
Erhard Pinno

Audit Committee
Dean Tiegs
Les Kozma

Research and Conservation
Shawn Smith
Les Kozma

Safety Committee
K. Brent Cheek, Society Safety Coordinator
S. R. Robitaille

The Canora Chronicle
Kim Howatt
Emma Hutchinson
Paul O’Neil
Shawn Smith

The President and Treasurer are ex-officio member of all committees.
Staff members may sit on local committees as required.


Christen Schwanke, Garden Assistant
Emma Hutchinson, Administrative Coordinator
Jeremiah Overland, Maintenance Manager