Metropolitan Calgary Foundation, The

Provides affordable housing for lower-income Calgary seniors 
7 Public-at-Large Members
2 Members from the City of Calgary Senior Administration or from Council

- Board members shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years and may be re-appointed up to a maximum of nine (9) years; and
- For continuity, no more than three (3) Board Members' terms may expire in each year.
Term Expiry Month:
Day:  3rd Wednesday
Time:  9:00 a.m.
Location:  Suite 804, 7015 Macleod Trail SW
Calgary, AB  T2H 2K6
Majority of Members
Eligibility Information:
Member Recruitment Profile
Resource Staff:
Adamson, Ms.Arlene (403-567-5300)
Gulbrandsen, Ms.Cari (403-567-5300)
Administrative Contact:
Ms. Arlene Adamson (Chief Executive Officer)
Metropolitan Calgary Foundation
Suite 804, 7015 Macleod Trail SW
Calgary AB T2H 2K6
Bus: 403-567-5300 Fax: 403-276-9152
Reports To:
Since 2012 February, the Metropolitan Calgary Foundation is conducting business under the name "Silvera for Seniors". An amendment to the Ministerial Order is pending.

Link to the Silvera for Seniors Website

ChairVice ChairMemberRoleFirst ApptExpiry Year
  Mr. Daniel DelaloyePublic-at-Large Member20132016
  Mr. Jim HubbardPublic-at-Large Member20072016
 Mr. Kirk MorrisonPublic at Large20092015
Mr. Kelly OglePublic-at-Large Member20132015
  Mr. Ron PoonPublic at Large20092015
  Ms. Pam WhitnackPublic-at-Large (Treasurer)20132015
  Councillor Ward SutherlandTerm to Expire upon appointment of City Senior Administration nominee2013N/A
  Ms. Sarah WoodgateMember from Senior Administration20122015
   {Vacant}Public-at-Large Member0N/A

Authority  Description Decision
1. 1959, The Homes For The Aged Act Governing legislation.
2. 1960 December 01, Master Agreement A Master Agreement under the Homes for the Aged Act between The City of Calgary and the Towns of Bowness, Forest Lawn, Montgomery and the Province of Alberta to provide low rental housing for the elderly.
3. 1962 February 19, The Metropolitan Calgary Foundation Charter. Foundation is established by Order-In-Council; includes its Authority, purpose and composition.
4. 1962 August 20, Supplementary Agreement between The City of Calgary and The Towns of Bowness & Montgomery, and the Minister of Public Welfare for the Province of Alberta Housekeeping amendments to the Master Agreement due to the Town of Forest Lawn being amalgamated into Calgary.
5. 1967 October 17, Agreement between The City of Calgary and the Minister of Public Welfare for the Province of Alberta. Replaces the Supplementary Agreement dated 1962 August 20, due to the Towns of Bowness and Montgomery being amalgamated into Calgary. Amends the Foundation Charter in regards to composition of members.
6. 1969, Resolution of the Board of Management of the Metropolitan Calgary Foundation. Bylaws for the administration and management of the Metropolitan Calgary Foundation and its properties.
7. 1977 April 18, Finance and Budget Committee's Report to Council. Recommendations that Council consider legislative changes that would alloww the composition of the Board of Directors to be altered to include administrative staff members and citizens at large.
8. 1980 September 22, HET80-64. Request from Metropolitan Calgary Foundation for Citizen Representation on the Committee.
9. 1990 July 24, Resolution of Council, Committee on Committees, Addition of Sunset clause to all committees. No changes to Aldermanic Membership on Metropolitan Calgary Foundation.
10. 1991 December 16, Ministerial Order No. 888/91 Establishes the consolidated charter for all Senior Citizens' Lodge Foundation in the Province. -Allows seniors to remain in lodges when assisted by the Home Care Program. -Allows the Foundation Board to pay their Board members. -Allows the Board to decide the basis for requisitioning their operating deficits.
11. 1994, Bill 34 Alberta Housing Act To enable the efficient provision of a basic level of housing accommodation for persons who because of financial, social or other circumstances require assistance to obtain or maintain housing accommodation.
12. 1995 June 26, C95-60. Maintains the current process for appointments to the MCF Board of Directors (2 Aldermen, 7 citizens at large). Endorses the MCF's new status as a management body under the Alberta Housing Act. Approves the Ministerial Order that describes composition of the Body.Amends Clause 3b of the Ministerial Order.
13. 1997 October 10, Office Consolidation of the Protection for Persons in Care Act - Province of Alberta
14. 1999 March 08, Revised Commissioners' Report C99-10. Interim Report of the Proposed Consolidation of Housing Authorities. The City supports the consolidation of the three housing management bodies (Calhome Properties Ltd, Calgary Housing Authority, Metropolitan Calgary Foundation). A second alternative supported by The City would be to merge the first two bodies to form the Calgary Housing Corporation, and to leave Metropolitan Calgary Foundation as stand-alone.
15. 1999 May 21, Ministerial Order No. H:061/99 Deletes the previous Appendix of Metropolitan Calgary Foundation, as amended, with the new Appendix dated June 1, 1999.
16. 1999 November 08, C99-75. Citizen Appointments to Metropolitan Calgay Foundation (Ref. # 35-99-54)
17. 2001 January 22, C2001- 07 and C2001-10. Consolidation of Social Housing Delivery and Management in Calgary.
18. 2002 September, Ministerial Order No. H:028/2002 Government of Alberta, Department of Seniors Amends the establishing Order of the Metropolitan Calgary Foundation. Changes to Board structure and terms for members. Adds a Minister of Alberta Seniors' official to the composition. Minister of Seniors will review all Board member appointments before they are adopted by The City.
19. 2003 February 06, N2003-09. Appointments to The Metropolitan Calgary Foundation
20. 2005 October 24 Council discontinued Aldermanic Representation and appointed an additional Administrative Representative instead.
21. 2006 March 20, N2006-06. New members confirmed by Council.
22. 2007 March 26, N2007-2 Administration member appointed.
23. 2007 May 18, Ministerial Order No. H:012/07. Deletes the previous Appendix of Metropolitan Calgary Foundation, as amended, with the new Appendix dated May 1, 2007. Amends the composition and appointment process for Board members. Removes a Minister of Alberta Seniors' official from the composition.
24. 2007 September 27, Ministerial Order No. H:020/07 An amendment to reflect the elimination of the province's role in reviewing members to the Metropolitan Calgary Foundation
25. 2008 October 20, Organizational Meeting Administrative Appointments
26. 2008 December 15, N2008-20 2 Members appointed.
27. 2009 June 22, N2009-12 Member resignation
28. 2009 October 19, Organizational Meeting Members appointed
29. 2010 April 26, N2010-11 Member retirement. City Manager to appoint an Administration Representative. Name of appointee to be confirmed.
30. 2010 June 09, Memo received from Owen Tobert Administrative representative appointed by City Manager.
31. 2010 October 26, Organizational Meeting Members appointed.
32. 2011 June 20, Regular Meeting of Council Member resigned and a new member appointed
33. 2012 July 16, Combined Meeting, N2012-06 Appointment of S. Woodgate, City of Calgary and Alderman S. Keating
34. 2013 January 28, PFC2013-0102 Appointment of K. Ogle and P. Whitnack
35. 2013 October 21, Bylaw 40M2011 coming into force. To discontinue the use of the title "Alderman" in favour of the title "Councillor".