Board of Directors
President | Calgary, AB
Terry Gibson, a resident of Calgary, is co-founder and current President of Condo Owners Forum Society of Alberta. He is a public consultation professional with extensive real estate / housing experience. In his career, he has financed condos, overseen the construction of two large condo projects and has lived in condos for over 23 years.
Terry has facilitated many workshops on board governance throughout the province of Alberta for nonprofit societies and condos, and has authored many information and education bulletins for condo stakeholders. Terry holds a Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Commerce degree from Simon Fraser University and a Diploma in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia.
Treasurer | Edmonton, AB
A graduate of the University of Alberta, Jeremy Dalgliesh has a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in accounting, and a minor in finance. After graduating University in 2011, Jeremy joined Price Waterhouse Coopers LLP where he earned his Chartered Accountant (CA) designation while a member of their Assurance practice. After working up to a Managerial role in the firm, in 2017, Jeremy took on the role of leading an Edmonton-based condo management company, applying the lessons learned from the global professional services firm with a focus of professionalizing the condo management industry. Jeremy is the Treasurer on the condo board where he lives, and is a long-time volunteer for the Johnson MS Bike Tour. He also spends his spare time running, cycling, and traveling.
Director | Cochrane, AB
Karen was born and raised in Calgary and moved to Cochrane in 1993. She retired in 2018 after a 37-year career in administration and management at the University of Calgary. Although she has never lived in a condo, she has owned three condos and, in 2006, served a 3-year term on the board of a Cochrane condo. Immediately after her retirement, Karen joined the Cochrane Activettes Food Bank as a Community Volunteer and in November 2020, joined Condo Owners Forum as a volunteer. Karen spends her spare time camping, golfing and curling.
Director | Sherwood Park, AB
Dwayne is a retired member of the RCMP. His most fulfilling achievement was the development of the forces Employee Assistance Program, which provided support for members and their families. Dwayne also facilitated training workshops with the Living Works Education Inc., supporting those with thoughts of suicide. As a recent condo owner, Dwayne became active with the Strathcona County Condo Association. Dwayne strives to enhance the condominium lifestyle through education, awareness and governance. In his leisure time, Dwayne will be found on the golf course seeking that elusive first hole-in-one.
Director | Edmonton, AB
Roy has been an Edmonton condo owner for four years after moving there from Abbotsford, B.C. He and his wife also own a condo in Vancouver. The stark difference in the quality of governance of the two condos is what inspires him to contribute to the efforts of the Condo Owners Forum to improve condo governance in Alberta. Roy graduated in 1969 with a B.Sc. at McGill University. After a major career shift, he trained at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, graduating with a D.V.M. in 1979 and an M.Sc. in 1983. He subsequently pursued his interests in the application of computers to herd-health for 7 years. During this time he also served as Registrar for the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association for two years. Roy retired in 2007 after 17 years of regulatory work in both food inspection and animal health, first at Agriculture Canada and then at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. He was a steward and board member for the VM Group of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada.
Director | Cochrane, AB
Bob moved to Cochrane in 2012 after a varied 41 year career in the Canadian military, as well as nuclear and chemical industries. He is a registered professional engineer in both Saskatchewan and Alberta and worked in engineering, facility management and marketing capacities. His formal education includes a B.Eng. (Chemical), graduate Diploma in Public Administration, as well as a Second Class Engineer’s Certificate of Competence (Alberta). Bob is a Rotarian with service to his communities both in Saskatoon and now in Cochrane. In preparing for board service, he participated in the Condo 101 course offered by CCI-SAB. Besides good governance of his Association, his interests include promoting education of boards in good governance, renewal of his Association’s bylaws and advocating for effective dispute resolution on condo issues to avoid costly legal processes.
Director | Lethbridge, AB
Phil moved to Lethbridge seven years ago with his wife Irene, after working most of his life in the retail book and publishing industry. He has lived in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, and Halifax. Phil obtained his Property Manager’s Licensing from RECA (Real Estate Council of Alberta) in 2015 and was a Property Manager for over two years working with over 20 boards, numerous vendors and many condo owners. Phil has held positions on many non-profit boards including the McGill Music and Arts Society of Lethbridge, Elim Society for Seniors Care, and has been on various Condominium Boards. He currently serves as a volunteer with Connected Canadians, an Ottawa-based non-profit which helps seniors navigate the often daunting world of technology and he will be joining the Board of the Martha Retreat Centre in Lethbridge in December 2021. Phil assisted in the 2021 Lethbridge civic election, acting as Campaign Media and Communications Manager for a local candidate for City Council.
Phil retired in September 2021 as Operations Manager for the Lethbridge Food Bank where he worked for the past 5 years. He enjoys music, singing, travel, reading and developing websites and all things geek.
Director | Edmonton
Condo Owners Forum lost a special friend and colleague as Brian passed away suddenly on May 29, 2022. His enthusiasm, passion, positivity, wisdom and knowledge will be missed greatly in our condo world.