Southern Alberta Chapter is pleased to present
January 31, 2018
Happy New Year, the SAC invites you to our New Year Social…an evening of education and networking with our speaker….Christine Silverberg.
As the first female Chief of the Calgary Police Service, Christine Silverberg has blazed a trail as a leader in Calgary. Having the distinction of being named one of Canada’s 100 most powerful women and one of Alberta’s most influential people, she is widely recognized for her accomplishments in multi-cultural, multi-racial and aboriginal communities and as a leader and advocate for women’s rights. Join us on January 31 as she shares her experience, what success as a leader means to her, breaking through the glass ceiling and talk about her personal leadership.
Christine Silverberg is an accomplished barrister and chief executive officer. Her credentials include an M.A. (Criminology) from the University of Toronto, an LL.B. from the University of Calgary, Professional Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), and certifications from the Ontario and Canadian Police Colleges and the FBI’s National Executive Institute. In addition, she is a graduate of the Queen’s University School of Business Executive Program.
Ms. Silverberg is recognized as one of Alberta’s most influential people, Police Chief of the Year, Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women, and the YWCA’s Woman of Distinction. She has been ceremoniously honoured with an aboriginal name by the Peigan Nation, Alberta, named Honourary Nigerian for her work in the Afro-Caribbean communities, and counts among her distinctions an Ontario Medal for Police Bravery, and the B’nai Brith Woman of Valour Award. Recently, Ms. Silverberg was honoured when BMO presented her with a Celebrating Women Award.
Ms. Silverberg is currently a member of the Canadian Bar Association; the American Bar Association; the Law Society of Alberta; the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police and Major City Chiefs (U.S. and Canada alumnae).