Training Alberta's Recreational Leaders

Sonia Dodd – President

I volunteer for AARFP because of the mission and vision of the organization. Through education and advocacy, there many recreation facilities in the province of Alberta that can operate more safely and efficiently. My goal is to have AARFP education known and wanted within all of Alberta. Fun Fact: I love camping and I am […]

Craig Dilts – President Elect

I volunteer with AARFP because I find that being able to share industry knowledge with the next generation is rewarding and enjoyable. I envision our courses continuing to be recognized in Alberta and other provinces to ensure consistency and safety for all recreation facilities. While working a game at the Saddledome, I shared an elevator with none […]

Rob Pelletier – Past President

I volunteer for AARFP because I enjoy the camaraderie and networking throughout our industry. It gives me comfort to belong to such a group of people in the field of recreation. One of my goals is to make our courses readily available at anytime, anywhere, to anyone online because sometimes it is as simple as […]

Aaron Singh – Secretary/Treasurer

I started volunteering for AARFP about 20 years ago. There was a need to fill a position as the person who was involved was looking to move on.  The timing worked out as I wanted to get more involved.  I really enjoyed the people I worked with as well as the involvement we had in […]

Sunni Bell – Aquatic Representative

I am volunteering for the RFP because I want to be involved in the aquatics industry on a greater level. I believe that recreation centers around inclusivity, accessibility, spreading the joy of learning and fostering connections within communities. Being a part of the RFP allows this opportunity through their mission, vision and values. Fun Fact: I enjoy […]

Adrian Thibault – Arena Stream Representative

I am looking forward to working with the RFP board and trying my best to help the arena professionals with their issues or at least helping them access the resources that will help. Ultimately, I am volunteering with RFP to try and make the industry, which I love, but can be challenging at times, an […]

Kevin Olsen – Building Maintenance Representative

I am looking forward to volunteering with the Board again and continue to build and grow the network of this organization. I am excited to continue sharing and learning new and old ideas alike. I guess a fun fact for me is I am a die-hard Alexander Mogilny fan, I have a signed home and […]

Andrew Jones – Client Services Representative

Client Services

I volunteer with RFP to give back to an organization that provides the tools to industry professionals to provide quality recreation services. A goal that I have for the organization is to expand the client services stream to include training for those that are wishing to advance their careers in recreation services. A fun fact is that when I am […]

Umesh Chand – Park & Sport Fields Representative

Park & Sport Fields

There are so many reasons why I volunteer with AARFP, the two that stand out the most for me are to help build a strong organization in the recreation industry with my expertise in the parks department, and to build healthy relationships with organizations throughout the region by providing any advice, support and education to […]