Dawna Coslovi joined the Green Acres Foundation as their CEO in 1996 and has grown the Foundation’s housing portfolio to 22 sites with approximately 1000 tenants and 350 employees.
Prior to joining Green Acres Foundation, Ms. Coslovi, a Certified Human Resources Professional, managed Human Resources in the retail and manufacturing fields as well as in public sector. Her HR background has allowed her to demonstrate effective planning and enhanced employment relations, ensuring her organization’s fulfilment of their strategic priorities.
Doug believes that a well functioning police service is an integral part of living in a modern community. The Police Commission, representing our citizens in the oversight of our service, needs considered representation from a broad cross section of Community Members. While understanding that one must not stifle the efforts of management in the provision of excellent service, oversight is integral to establishing trust in our police service among the Citizens of Lethbridge. Doug has served briefly as a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and there gained some knowledge of the challenges facing the men and women of our Police Service. Doug is well versed in budget and financial responsibilities, and currently serves the Commission as Chair of the Finance Committee.
Public Complaints Director
Rachel was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. After earning her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Manitoba in 2009, she chose to move to and make Lethbridge, Alberta, her new home. Currently she serves on the Human Resources Committee for the LPC.
Policy & Governance Committee Chair
Dr. Noëlla Piquette, [retired] Associate Professor and Registered Psychologist, brings a wide range of skills and knowledge to the table. She has successfully collaborated in local, provincial, national and international research projects requiring communication skills, and expertise in cultural and diversity awareness. She is currently serving on the Policy and Governance Committee of the LPC.
J. BRETT Carlson was born in Moose jaw SK but spent most of his early life in northern Alberta (particularly Tofield, High Prairie, and Edmonton). He returned to Saskatchewan to do undergraduate degrees at the University of Regina in Political Science and Psychology. He then attended the University of Victoria for his law degree. He relocated to Lethbridge in 2004 with his wife. They have remained in Lethbridge since and are raising their family here. He serves on the Human Resources Committee of the Police Commission.
Jen spent the first part of her childhood in northern Manitoba and then moved to Cranbrook, BC in her youth. In 2002 she started attended the University of Lethbridge and obtained a degree in Anthropology. After graduation she has spent her career in the non profit world. She started with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lethbridge and District in 2010 as a Service Delivery Staff. In 2013 she took on the role of Executive Director, which is still current today. Jen’s experience with governance, quality assurance, policy, and community engagement is what brought her to serve on the Lethbridge Police Commission.
In her spare time Jen enjoys spending time with her husband, son and the family dog Molly, who also ‘works’ for Big Brothers Big Sisters in a reception capacity.
Human Resources Committee Chair
Clement Esene is a visionary leader and co-founder of two successful organizations – BIPOC Foundation and Daniola Corporation. Originally from Nigeria, Clement arrived in Canada over a decade ago as an international student to pursue his post-graduate education. He now calls Lethbridge home, having moved here with his family just before the pandemic.
In his work with BIPOC Foundation, Clement aims to advance racial and gender equality by providing tools, resources, and services to early-stage entrepreneurs. in order to create significant entrepreneurship opportunities for diverse communities.
In his work with Daniola Corporation, Clement aims to transform the industry of buying and selling of gemstones, minerals, and metals by improving efficiency, transparency, and market analytics in a cloud-based environment.
Clement is a dedicated community leader who serves in various capacities to promote a united, engaged, and empowered community. He currently serves as Vice-President of the Association of Nigerians in Lethbridge. With his passion for social justice and entrepreneurship, Clement is committed to making a positive impact in Lethbridge and beyond.
City Council Representative
City Council Representative
Commissioner Schmidt-Rempel was raised in Claresholm, Alberta, and attended the University of Lethbridge where she completed a BA in English. She is a partner in several local quick-serve restaurant franchises as well as a communications and marketing consulting business, and until fall 2017 was the owner, publisher, and editor of Lethbridge living magazine and its associated publications. She currently serves on the Policy and Governance Committee of the LPC.