University of Lethbridge Alumni Association (ULAA) Council

The University of Lethbridge Alumni Association (ULAA) Council represents nearly 55,000 ULethbridge graduates who make up the Alumni Association.

ULAA Council works closely in an advisory capacity with the University Office of Alumni Relations to provide guidance and assistance in strengthening the relationship that alumni of the University have with their alma mater and each other.

The ULAA is currently accepting applications to join Council. Applications are being accepted for the roles of President, Vice-President and Director. If you are a passionate alumni advocate for the University of Lethbridge and are looking for a meaningful way to give back, consider applying.

All applications must include a current CV (curriculum vitae) and a personal letter stating your experience and suitability. Those applying for the President role must also include 2 letters of reference.

Please note that applicants may be contacted for an interview.

Expectations of Council members include:

  • Attend and actively participate in all regularly scheduled meetings in person, by telephone or via video link.
  • Represent the Council on committees as required by the Council or the University 
  • Participate in the selection, celebration and stewardship of Alumni Achievement Award recipients
  • Enjoy the alumni experience and be willing to speak openly and positively about the University to others
  • Engage in the identification and cultivation of volunteers for various alumni and University positions.
  • 2-year term, with the possibility for renewal
  • Serves as the Vice-Chair of Council
  • Attend Convocation
  • Serves on:
    • The University Senate
    • The University Board of Governors
    • Various committees, as required
  • 2-year term, with the possibility for renewal
  • Serves as the Chair of Council
  • Serves on:
    • The University Senate
    • Various committees, as required.
  • 2-year term, with the possibility for renewal
  • Serves on various University committees, as required
Submit your application before April 30, 2024Apply Now

For a full overview of Council responsibilities, please see the University of Lethbridge Alumni Association Rules of Operations.



2023/2024 Council 


President | Deirdre McKenna (BA ‘94)
Vice President | Brady Simpson (BMgt '19, MSc (Mgt) '22)
Secretary | Lisa Neufeld (BA '97)
Alumni Association Directors | Jessica Bermel (BMgt '18) | Laura Bryan (BA ‘18)  | Jennifer Edgar (BSc '03) | Ernest Broydell (BMgt '02) | Kelly Simmons (BN '03) | Carole Goodreau (BEd '84)  | Wheaton King (BMgt '17) | Ashif Rahman (MSc '21) | Jenae Sushelnitski (BMgt '16) | Nick Gabbin (BMgt '17) | Jonathan Wensveen (BA '11)
Past President | Vacant 
Alumni Relations Officer | Michael Gale (BSc '17)
University Liaison Director | Vacant
Students' Union Representative | Maleeka Thomas
Graduate Students' Association Representative | Jaxon Reiter (BSc '22)
Iniskim Indigenous Chapter President | Mike Bruised Head (BASc ’80, BEd '98, PhD '22)
Honorary President | Digvir Jayas
Honorary Treasurer | Nancy Walker (BMgt ‘82)



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