Jen Sherstabetoff | Community Centre Coordinator
Jen was born and raised in the community of Scarborough in Calgary for most of her life then went on to build an infill in 2014 in Windsor Park with her husband, Will, and 2 sons Benjamin and Riley. Jen loves keeping herself busy and takes pride in her 4 jobs, understanding that customer service is key! On the side, Jen loves to get together with her volleyball team to smash some volleyballs over the net or get in a round at the golf course with her husband and sister. Most importantly, she enjoys watching her boys play hockey and baseball (especially on a beautiful sunny day!)
Daniel Kowall | President
Daniel Kowall and his wife Tali moved to Kelvin Grove in 2015, since then they have had two beautiful boys. Daniel is a native Calgarian and grew up very close to CKE communities in Pumphill, and went to high school at Henry Wisewood, he has always loved the area.
Daniel has a Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree and is enjoying his career as a Realtor with REMAX House of Real Estate.
When he is not selling houses or doing Presidential duties at the CKE, you can find Daniel spending time with his family, travelling, working on his race car in the garage, or out at the race track.
Glen Haslhofer | Vice President
Glen and his family have called Kelvin Grove home for the past 8 years and love the community. As a CPA and Principal for an international accounting and consulting firm, Glen has over 20 years of experience advising entrepreneurial clients on cross border business expansions. He has presented on international tax and trade matters for various organizations, including the OECD, and has served as a coach and mentor to numerous practitioners.
When he is not skiing or mountain biking in Fernie, Glen can be found playing tennis on the newly resurfaced CKE courts or walking his dog Maggie around the neighbourhood. He is also a self-professed music historian!
Zonita Haggis | Secretary
Zonita Haggis. Born and raised in Labrador. Was tired of waiting for her Hogwarts letter so she attended university in Newfoundland and obtained an engineering degree. Moved across the country to Calgary where she met and married her forever love, Barry, who is a CKE OG. Spends all of her free time hanging with her husband, rescue dog, and baby boy. Can be found embracing the long winters by warming up with spicy foods but her guilty pleasure is grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato soup. Favourite pastime is organizing anything and everything! Loves CKE because it reminds her of home and is her “small town” in a big city.
Doug McNeill | Planning & Development Director
A born and raised Calgarian, who attended Kingsland Elementary until my parents moved to Willow Park in 1969. My wife and three daughters have been residents of Eagle Ridge for 26 years. I am failing miserably at retirement but have never been happier. Food and Energy security projects keep me busy these days.
Suzanne Brown | Social Director
Suzanne Brown is a Biologist and mom of two boys who specializes in being a little bit extra. She is excited to use her energy to bring the community together and have some great events.
Suzanne has a Master’s degree in Aquatic Ecology and works for the Federal government. When she isn’t knee deep in regulatory reviews, Suzanne enjoys spending her time biking, skiing, and hanging out with her fellow moms in the park.
Suzanne and her family are native Calgarians and have lived in Chinook Park since 2016.
Jessica Kopitar | Interim Planning & Development Director
Jessica is an accomplished award-winning recruitment professional with over a decade in talent acquisition. Her passion for building connections is what drove her to expand her career into account management and business development. She started her career at an Oil & Gas company in Calgary, but quickly realized her true calling was in recruitment where she could change people’s careers and lives.
In 2022 she co-founded Catch Recruitment and has continued to successfully build strong relationships with both clients and candidates. Jessica is particularly passionate about community involvement and has served as a board director on various not-for-profits in Calgary.
On evenings and weekends, you may find Jessica at a local fitness studio, out for dinner with friends supporting local businesses, at a dog park or enjoying a neighborhood walk with her husband (a CKE OG), two small children, and two very large dogs.
Debra McArthur | Membership Director
Debra and her husband have lived in Kelvin Grove since 2001 where they raised three
Harry Schaepsmeyer | Garden Club Director
Harry Schaepsmeyer is the Garden Club Director and has served in this capacity since 2016. Harry and his family have lived in Kelvin Grove since 1993 and enjoy the community immensely. When not pulling weeds in the garden you can find Harry either cycling about or at Repsol Sports Centre in the pool.
Lance Titchkosky | Director
As a lifelong Calgarian, Lance has called the CKE community home since 2013. He was drawn to the neighbourhood for its midcentury architectural appeal and luscious tree cover. Over the last decade Lance and his wife Cynthia have cherished the local connections they’ve made in area while raising their daughter and twin boys.
Professionally he is well known in the Calgary financial technology sector as a Managing Director/Chief Technology Officer of Morgan Stanley at Work (formerly Solium). His specific industry expertise includes infrastructure security, software architecture and product management. Additionally he has directly built and scaled large global software teams from start up to enterprise size.
In his free time Lance enjoys collecting and restoring vintage arcade machines. He also spends weekends skiing and hiking with his family in Fernie, BC.
Jim MacLean | Member at Large
Jim MacLean and his wife Corinne moved to Kelvin Grove in 1994. They started with a rental,
and realized that this was the community in which they wanted to raise their family, so
proceeded to buy a home in the neighbourhood and, subsequently, the home next door to that
one. All three homes are within about 400 feet of each other! They have three grown daughters,
all of whom attended Chinook Park Elementary and Henry Wise Wood High School.
Jim grew up in Nova Scotia and moved to Calgary to join Chevron’s Land Department after
obtaining his Bachelor of Law degree at Dalhousie University. He is now semi-retired, with a
part-time consulting practice focused on helping clients optimize commercial outcomes,
resolving contractual issues and providing training on land agreements.
He was the principal draftsman of the major update to the CKE By-laws in 2003 and the
subsequent 2022 update.
His hobbies include music, exercise and following our Calgary Flames.
Rodney Smith | Director at Large
Rodney Smith and his wife Sarah moved to Chinook Park in 2019. After living in Haysboro for nine years, Rodney and Sarah were looking for the same small-town feeling within an established neighbourhood, but with a little more space for their growing family. With its large trees and quiet streets, Chinook Park has been the perfect neighbourhood to raise their three daughters and their golden retriever.
Rodney is a Partner at the law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. His practice includes commercial litigation and arbitration, with a focus on construction disputes.
In his spare time, Rodney enjoys cycling, hiking, skiing and playing Ultimate Frisbee. Rodney is also an avid Stampeders fan.