Alberta 2024 Budget Panel Discussion

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Alberta 2024 Budget Panel Discussion

Budget Analysis and Political Gossip with Friends

Date: Tueday, March 5, 2024
Time: 12 – 1:15pm MT
Cost: Free
Location: Online

Join us for an analysis of the Alberta 2024 budget followed by a panel discussion on what this means for non-profits in the coming year and the current political climate.

The budget analysis will be presented by Melissa Caouette. Melissa is principal of the bespoke political risk practice, MC Consulting, and founder of Pocket Lobbyist–an innovative, subscription-based public policy tool. She has worked for the Government of Alberta as a political staffer and bureaucrat.


Melissa Caouette — see profile above.

Sabrina Grover is a principal with Shakti Strategies. She has experience in political campaigning at all three levels of government and is an experienced advocacy, policy, and communications professional who has worked extensively with civil society and nonprofit organizations.

Cheryl Oates is a principal with gt&co. She previously served as the Executive Director of Communication and Planning to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley from 2015-2019. She also worked for a major Canadian broadcaster and has worked as an international communications consultant in multiple countries.

Richard Gotfried is a senior advisor at Alberta Counsel. Prior to Alberta Counsel, he served as MLA for Calgary-Fish Creek for two terms from 2015-2023. He has also worked as a senior manager for Cathy Pacific and a senior executive for Trico Group.

Moderator: John Alho is Associate Vice-President, Government Relations at the University of Calgary. Prior to joining the post-secondary education sector, he worked in senior policy and communications advisory roles with several federal Cabinet Ministers and MPs in Ottawa.

Emcee: Amanda Jensen, Executive Director of Volunteer Lethbridge

This is an online event.

For more information and to register, visit Budget Analysis and Political Gossip with Friends Tickets.

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