Soren Odegard - AAMDC Board of Directors - Director: District 5 - Edmonton East

Soren Odegard
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Phone: 780.632.8745

Soren Odegard was elected to the AAMDC Board of Directors in 2010 representing District 5 (Edmonton East). He was first elected in the 2007 municipal elections as councillor for the County of Two Hills .

Soren presently sits as the chairman of the Agriculture Service Board, Chairman of the Alberta HUB a REDA, located in the northeast section of Alberta, representing 34 municipalities.

Soren attended NAIT technical college, where he received a diploma in telecommunications. He assumed control of a small mobile catering business, subsequently building it into one of the top-five grossing businesses in the Edmonton area. In 1997 Soren moved to the Two Hills area, where he started farming commercial beef cattle and mixed grains until 2007.

Soren is extensively involved in the community through local organizations such as the Willingdon Agriculture Society, the Hairy Hill Elks 304, and the Willingdon and District Recreational Center.

Soren was born in the Town of Cold Lake and raised in the City of Edmonton. He has two daughters.

Committees

  • AAMDC Standing Issues Committee (SIC) on Resources, Agriculture & the Environment
  • Agri-Environmental Partnership (AEP) Board
  • Alberta Fusarium graminearum Action Committee
  • Foreign Animal Disease Emergency Support (FADES)
  • Municipal Excellence Review Committee and Awards
  • Provincial Agriculture Service Board (ASB)
  • Utilities Consumer Advocate (UCA) Advisory Board
  • Cabinet Policy Committees (CPCs):
    • Economy
    • Health
    • Resources & the Environment

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