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About Councillor Jyoti Gondek

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Jyoti has lived, worked and raised a family in Ward 3 for the past 20 years, presently residing in her multigenerational home in Panorama Hills with her husband, 12-year-old daughter and mum.

Jyoti has spent 5 years on the board of the Northern Hills Community Association and 2 years on the board of Vivo for Healthier Generations. She also served as a volunteer citizen member of the City of Calgary’s Planning Commission for 4 years, and presently sits on Calgary’s Community Representation Framework Task Force.

As Director of the Westman Centre and adjunct professor at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, Jyoti established a unique program to bring students and professionals together in building strong and prosperous cities. For 12 years prior, she provided consulting services ranging from creating complete communities to fostering healthy corporate cultures. Jyoti also has private sector experience in financial services and public sector experience as a policy analyst.

Jyoti is currently a director on the boards of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Alberta and the Design Talks Institute, and serves as an advisor on the National Executive Forum on Public Property. Jyoti has been recognized for her contributions to community through the 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the 2016 Angus Reid Applied Sociology Award.



This content represents the personal views and opinions of the Ward Councillor and should not be taken as a statement of policy of The City of Calgary. The inclusion of any external content does not imply endorsement by The City of Calgary.

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