20-Nov-2013 4:15 PM - 7:30 PM
710 - 13 Avenue SW
Ranchman's Club
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0K9


Southern Alberta Chapter and Emerging Health Leaders present
Leadership in times of crisis, the health care response to the June 2013 floods, lessons learned

November 20, 2013
1615 to 1930 MST
Ranchman's Club 710-13 Avenue SW, Calgary

Featured Guest Speakers
Brenda Huband, Leader, Health Operations (Central and Southern Alberta), Alberta Health Services
Rick Trimp, Leader, Population Health Improvement and Population Health Services, Alberta Health Services

Calgary and surrounding southern Alberta communities experienced the worst natural disaster in Alberta’s history in June 2013. The flooding that occurred significantly impacted many communities. This will be the second in a series of speakers talking about the emergency response to the disaster, both from the community and healthcare perspective, and the leadership lessons learned.



1615 - 1700
1700 - 1730
1730 - 1800

Speaker Presentation
Questions and Discussion
Closing Remarks

COST: (incl. HST)


CCHL Member
Student Member


Holiday Reception to Follow

Seat are limited so please register early!

Brenda Huband is the Alberta Health Services executive Leader for Health Operations in Central and Southern Alberta. Included in her portfolio are operational and direct health service delivery components including: Primary Health services, Continuing Care (Long Term Care, Home Care etc.), Addiction and Mental Health Services, Acute Care, Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

During the Southern Alberta Flood, Brenda was the Incident Commander in the Calgary Zone Emergency Operations Center. As part of the flood response, Brenda led the Health Operations teams in Calgary and surrounding area including working with EOC’s and community leaders in the affected communities.

Brenda and Rick now Co-Lead the Recovery Response for Central and Southern Alberta.

Rick Trimp is the Leader of Population Health Improvement and Provincial Health Services for Alberta Health Services. Included in his portfolio are Cancer Care Alberta, Primary and Community Care, Mental Health and Addictions, Population and Public Health, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Rick’s position is an executive level position at Alberta Health Services.

During the Southern Alberta Flood, Rick was the Incident Commander in the Provincial Emergency Operations Center. As part of the flood response, Rick led the Public Health teams on the ground performing flooded housing inspections, working with community leaders in the affected communities and was the primary liaison between AHS and the provincial government.

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to  1 Category I  credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.