Calgary Stampede Board

To preserve and celebrate our western heritage, cultures and community spirit. 
Up to 3 Members of Council
20 Members elected by shareholders of the company
1 Government Representative of the Province of Alberta (who shall be a member of the Legislative Assembly)
1 Government Representative of the Government of Canada
Up to 4 Members appointed by the Board

1 year term - Members of Council
2 year term - Other Members
Term Expiry Month:
Board - Call of the Chair
Day:  2nd Tuesday
Time:  4:00 p.m.
Location:  Brand Room
Board - 11
Resource Staff:
Connell, Warren ((403) 261-0157)
Olson, Wendy ((403) 261-0326)
Walt, LaVonne ((403) 261-0356)
Administrative Contact:
Wendy Olson (Executive Assistant to the CEO)
Calgary Stampede
1410 Olympic Way SE
Calgary AB T2G 2W1
Bus: (403) 261-0326
Reports To:
Priorities & Finance Committee (PFC)
Calgary Stampede Board

ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
  Mayor Naheed NenshiMember of Council20192021
  Councillor Jyoti GondekMember of Council20192021
  Councillor Ward SutherlandMember of Council20172021

Authority  Description Decision
1. 1900 March 24 Incorporation of the "Inter Western Pacific Industrial Exhibition Company Limited" under the provisions of The Companies Ordinance of the North West Territories.
2. 1933 December 11 Name changed to "The Calgary Exhibition & Stampede Limited".
3. 1961 January 01 Lease agreement between The City of Calgary and Calgary Exhibition & Stampede Limited.
4. 1966 August 11 Lease agreement between The City of Calgary and the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede Limited.
5. 1967 October 04, Commissioners' Report The purpose of the representation on the Board of Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Limited is to act as a liaison between the Board and City Council.
6. 1990 July 23, Final Report of Committee on Committees Council directed that Aldermanic representation on the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede Board be reduced from 4 to 2.
7. 1990 November 20 Bylaws of Calgary Exhibition & Stampede
8. 1991 October 04, NM91-60 Council requested to include native representation on the Stampede Board of Directors.
9. 1994 November 03 Alberta Municipal Affairs letter pertaining to the following Acts: 1956, Uses of Mewata Park 1960, 1972, Calgary Power 1961, City of Calgary & Calgary Exhibition Stampede, 1979, Canadian Pacific Transit
10. 2010 June, name change From "Calgary Exhibition & Stampede Board" to "Calgary Stampede Board"
11. 2013 October 21, Bylaw 40M2011 coming into force To discontinue the use of the title "Alderman" in favour of the title "Councillor".