Member News


CPAA Honors Tom Burton

Congratulations to Tom Burton! Tom is a long time Councillor for the M.D. of Greenview and RMA executive member, has dedicated many hours and much effort in service to the CPAA, including serving as the CPAA Chair for 6 years. Tom was particularly dedicated to participating in the annual CPAA student Meet n' Greets at each of Alberta's three universities where he shared the professional opportunities and challenges available to new graduates in Alberta's rural communities. May 2022

CPAA Honors Gloria Wilkinson

Congratulations to Gloria Wilkinson! In recognition of her extraordinary commitment to the Community Planning Association of Alberta over the past 26 years and her continuous dedication to the objectives of the Association throughout that time, the CPAA Board of Directors is pleased to confer on Gloria Wilkinson the status of Honorary Member of the Community Planning Association of Alberta. Her involvement never wavered. Thank you Gloria for your passion, leadership and loyalty. May 2016

CPAA Honors Dr. Tim Burton

Congratulations to Dr. Tim Burton. Tim was involved peripherally during its first two decades, it wasn't until he retired from the University of Alberta and moved to the southern part of the Province, that Bill Gillespie – a long time friend– talked him into running for the Board of Directors. Over the next four years as Chair of the Board, Tim led the efforts of a remarkable group of people who turned the Association around, re-built its governance system, put it on a sound financial basis, expanded its membership categories, developed a strategic plan, and much more. He worked with more than 30 different Directors during his seven years on the Board! April 2011

Honorary Members are people who, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, have shown continued interest in community planning and have made a significant contribution to the Association. 

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