Welcome to the Edmonton Branch!

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Executive Committee (EC) Updates

We are looking for a volunteer to join the Executive Committee in the role of Vice President. As Vice President, you would be responsible for website updates for the branch, annual bylaw review and amendment, and the annual update of six informational documents. If you are interested in joining the Executive Committee, please email [email protected].

Upcoming Events

The program for the 2021-2022 year is here! Follow this link to see what we are up to in the coming program year.

PLEASE NOTE: The September 7 welcome event was postponed due to government restrictions. Watch your email for news of a rescheduled event on September 21.

Thank you to everyone who continues to support the Edmonton Branch events by showing up. We greatly appreciate your investment in the AAP! Have a wonderful spring and summer!

We remain informed of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recommendations/directives from public health officials. Events may will be modified and/or cancelled.

Past Events

The Edmonton, Calgary and Red Deer Branches would like to thank the following people who spoke at the Western Canadian Administrative Conference on March 10 and 11, 2021:

    • David Yuk – An accomplished Program and Project Manager that focuses on organizational transformation, technology integration and organizational alignment.
    • Jeremy Burrows – Author and podcast host of the number 1 Amazon Bestselling book, The Leader Assistant. His passion is to help you lead well and resist burnout.
    • Lauren Sergy – Tackles tough speaking and communication issues with refreshing humor and candor. She is an author of a book entitled The Handy Communication Answer Book.
    • Matt Day – Combines music and comedy to entertain, engage and motivate.
    • Sue Styles – Founder and CEO of her own business school and two-time author of Be Extraordinary – Right Where You Are and The Little Red Stick – What Gets Measured Gets Done. Sue guides solopreneurs to reach the unwavering results they desire.

Thank you to our other recent speakers!

    • Laura Carter and Mandy Moon – Simplifying Virtual Events
    • Connie Jakab – Brave Parent Institute and Wellness Innovate
    • Amanda Gould – Policies, History and How to be a Part of Change
    • Brian Siddle – Communicating and Marketing
    • Lisa Gareau – Get Clear & Planning with Vision! (Nov 2, 2020)
    • Kevin Moffitt – Computer Productivity Tips and Tricks (Oct 5, 2020)

Educational Partners

These educational partners in northern Alberta offer courses that fulfill the CCAP program requirements:

    • Athabasca University
    • Grande Prairie Regional College
    • Keyano College
    • MacEwan University
    • University of Alberta

Visit https://canadianadmin.ca/qaa-designation/educational-partners/ for more information.


Congratulations to our recent CCAP/CCAP Associate graduate!

    Lisa Koop, CCAP

Lisa is a project assistant with the environment group at WSP Canada Inc.’s Edmonton office, and she provides administrative and project support to offices across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. She has 17 years’ experience providing administrative support to intermediate and senior management and staff teams. Lisa has several responsibilities, including document control services, proposal support, project data sheet creation, environmental and geotechnical borehole log preparation using gINT software, and operations support in the geotechnical materials lab. When she’s not at work, Lisa is a mom to three daughters (and one son-in-law) and has been married for 27 years. She enjoys gardening, running and reading.

Lisa has always believed in lifelong learning and continuous improvement. She was interested in broadening her horizons and has seen the benefits of belonging to a professional organization, as many of her engineering colleagues do. Lisa found the courses interesting and challenging, and they provided a well-rounded approach to improving her skills. She is proud to have the CCAP designation and looks forward to being involved.

Community Support

AAP branches across Canada provide community support through volunteer opportunities and/or monetary donations to assist local groups/charities. Suit Yourself was selected as our charity of choice in 2020. Visit http://www.suityourselfclothes.org/ for more information about this organization.

Contact Us

If you have questions, you can reach out to:

To see the full list of Executive Committee members and their email addresses, visit the Edmonton Branch members’ only page.