A relative newcomer to the Wood Buffalo Region, Bob spent much of his working career in Canada’s north as well as in third world and developing countries. He has been involved in reading to the elderly programs, raising money for facial birth defects in Southeast Asia, vaccination programs in Africa, providing potable water programs to local residents in South America and helping local communities to provide textbooks and lunch programs to the area children.
Bob earned a B.COMM degree from McGill University and has been a life-long supporter of continuous education. As a business leader in Fort McMurray, Bob has been an active member of the area’s United Way programs, a supporter of local sports teams and individual athletes as well being as a supporter of Ride For The Cure.
Steve Kelly, father of 2, has been a resident of Fort McMurray for the past 15 years. He is a long time supporter of non-profits in the region, sitting on several boards and participating in community activities on various levels. Stever currently works as a Heavy Equipment Operator at Suncor Energy and encourages the company to continue its community support efforts internally. Steve has been on our Board for the past 6 years and was the Chair for four years. He is also heavily involved in his union, CEP Local 707 and is an advocate for the labour movement within the community and a supporter of the United Way. He is a real cheerleader for our community but tends to whine a little when we give him his pom poms
Cassandra moved to Fort McMurray in 2006 after attending Keyano College and obtaining her 3rd class Power Engineering ticket. Cassandra is employed as a Power Engineer with Suncor Energy.
She has been a member of Volunteer Wood Buffalo for the past year. In her spare time she enjoys working with the young workers committee out of CEP 707, spending time outdoors and traveling.
Dawn Booth has been a proud board member for Volunteer Wood Buffalo since 2009. She understands the importance of volunteering and that having a wonderful place to live is helping to contribute to it. She is also the vice president for the Fort McMurray Environment Committee, which encourages the community to take part in annual Environment Week activities.
Her ongoing interest in people motivated her to become a journalist, which she studied later at Humber College in Toronto, Ontario. It wasn't until she moved to Fort McMurray, Alberta in 2007, that she took on her first full-time job working at the local paper as special sections editor.
In 2011, she left the paper to co-launch a new publication called SNAP Wood Buffalo, which promotes positive community activity throughout the region.
Moving to Fort McMurray changed her life. From the start of a promising career to a family of her own, Dawn is proud to call Wood Buffalo her home.
Jesse Meyer moved to Wood Buffalo in 2012 to take on the adventure of living in northern Alberta. He is a long time volunteer and supporter of non-profits from his time in Edmonton and Vancouver and is excited to take on an active role in the community. Jesse works as the Manager of Marketing, Communications, and Air Service Development at the Fort McMurray Airport. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta School of Business and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. In his spare time, Jesse is an active member of the Northern Lights Triathlon Club and enjoys travelling the globe..