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UCP appoints former finance minister to Lakeland College board of governors

Earlier this week, the Government of Alberta announced 4 individuals as the newest members of the board of governors for Lakeland College in Vermilion, including a former finance minister.

Yesterday, the Government of Alberta announced 4 individuals as the newest members of the board of governors for Lakeland College in Vermilion.

  • Brent Fischer
  • Jessica Kelly
  • Lloyd Snelgrove
  • Adam Waterman

Brent Fischer is a farmer who operates a mixed grain and cattle operation near Irma, Alberta. In 2018, he donated $500 to the United Conservative Party and $500 to the Vermilion–Lloydminster–Wainwright UCP constituency association. his spouse, Beret, donated $200 to the UCP last year during the election campaign as well as $200 to the local constituency association.

Jessica Kelly is a lawyer with PSM Lawyers in Lloydminster.

Lloyd Snelgrove was a PC MLA for the Vermilion–Lloydminster between 2001 and 2012. He served as finance minister under Ed Stelmach. He donated $500 to Danny Hozack’s Wildrose campaign during the 2015 provincial election. His father, Robert, who also lived in Vermilion, donated nearly $3,000 to the Wildrose Party between 2013 and 2015. His sister-in-law Karen donated $450 to the Vermilion–Lloydminster–Wainwright UCP constituency association last year.

Adam Waterman is a mechanical engineer currently employed as Service Rig Coordinator with Baytex Energy Corp. in Lloydminster. Last year, he donated $450 to the Vermilion–Lloydminster–Wainwright UCP constituency association.

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By Kim Siever

I live in Lethbridge with my spouse and 5 of our 6 children. I’m a writer, focusing on political news, social issues, and the occasional poem. My politics are radically left. I recently finished writing a book debunking several capitalism myths. My newest book writing project is on the labour history of Lethbridge.

I’m also dichotomally Mormon. And I’m a functional vegetarian: I have a blog post about that somewhere around here. My pronouns are he/him, and I’m queer.

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