Community Service

Sandra Thornton believes in the importance of community service and has served her community in a variety of ways.

Equsequs

  • Board member March 2017 – present

Canadian Public Relations Society

  • National Board member 2011 – 2014

YMCA of Northern Alberta

  • Board member April 2010 – present
  • Vice-Chair, Governance Committee 2010 – 2013
  • Chair, Market Area Task Force September 2011 – March 2012
  • Chair, CEO Selection Committee February 2012 – September 2012

Travel Alberta Crown Corporation

  • Board member 2009 – 2011
  • Chair, Governance Committee 2009 – 2011

Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute Strategy Council

  • 2002 – 2008

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta & NWT

  • Board member 1995 – 2006
  • Past President (AB, NWT & NU) 2002 – 2004
  • President (AB, NWT, NU) 2000 – 2002
  • Vice President & Chair of Planning Committee 1998 – 2000
  • Secretary Treasurer 1997 – 1998
  • Chair, Public Information Committee 1995 – 1998

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

  • Board member 2000 – 2002
  • Health Promotion Committee 1995 – 1998

Alberta Heart Health Project

  • Member of provincial Coordinating Committee 1995 – 1997

Volunteer Centre of Edmonton

  • Board member, 1994 – 1996

Friends of the Arden Ensemble of St. Albert Society

  • Board member 1994 – 1996

Northern Alberta Business Incubator (NABI)

  • Member of the Board of Management (appointed by St. Albert City Council) 1992 – 1995
  • Chair of the Board 1995
  • Selection Committee 1992 – 1994
  • Marketing Committee 1993 – 1994

Alberta Society for Marketing Professional Services

  • Board member 1989 – 1994
  • Past President 1993
  • President 1992
  • Vice President 1991
  • Director of Communications 1990

YWCA Tribute to Women Awards

  • Member of Steering Committee 1990 – 1991
  • Chair of Publicity Committee 1990 – 1991

Voice for Hearing Impaired Children (Ottawa, ON chapter)

  • Founding member and board member 1976 – 1981