November 6, 2017 – Real Estate Council of Alberta Welcomes New Ministerial Appointee to Council

Calgary, Alberta –The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is pleased to welcome Ms. Amina Deiab to Council as the public member appointed by the Minister of Service Alberta, Ms. Stephanie McLean.

Amina brings to Council more than 10 years of experience in business development and sales across a number of sectors, and five years of policy, regulation, and governance experience. Over the last few years, Amina has worked on key energy policy issues with the Government of Alberta, and is currently the Senior Director Economic Policy in Economic Development and Trade.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Public Administration, specializing in Innovation, Science, and Energy Policy from Carleton University.

“We are incredibly pleased to have Amina join us at the Council table,” says Brian Klingspon, Council Chair. “In an era of increasing scrutiny on professional regulatory bodies, it is even more important to have strong public member voices at the table.”

Amina is one of two public members on the Real Estate Council of Alberta. Council members appointed the other public member, Ms. Krista Bolton, in 2012.

Amina is passionate about board governance and as a volunteer Board Governance Instructor, spends her spare time working with Alberta’s not-for-profit boards to teach governance principles, and to help boards develop good governance practices.

“Council’s current 2016-2020 Strategic Business Plan has a strong emphasis on aligning Council’s governance practices with planned strategies and actions,” adds Klingspon. “We are confident having Amina join Council will allow us to continue enhancing our governance practices, which can and will strengthen self-regulation and consumer protection within Alberta’s real estate industry.”

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is an independent, non-government agency, responsible for governing real estate, mortgage broker, property management, and real estate appraisal industry professionals under Alberta’s Real Estate Act. RECA’s mandate is to protect consumers and to provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry professionals.

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