Corporate Leadership Team

The City's Corporate Leadership Team (CLT) is made up of department directors and the City Manager.

Corporate Leadership Team Members

NamePositionPhone Number
Craig Curtis City Manager 403-342-8154
Kelly Kloss Director of Development Services 403-342-8162
Sarah Cockerill  Director of Community Services 403-342-8308
Kristy Svoboda Director of Human Resources 403-342-8148 
Paul Goranson Director of Protective Services
Julia Harvie-Shemko Director of Communications & Strategic Planning 403-342-8147
Tara Lodewyk Director of Planning Services 403-406-8700
Lisa Perkins Director of Corporate Services

Purpose of the Corporate Leadership Team

  • To provide leadership to the City Manager and corporation on strategic areas that ensure corporate sustainability;
  • Ensure clear organization direction through providing strategic advice, long-term corporate perspectives, guidance and recommendations to the City Manager;
  • Make decisions on strategic issues.

Corporate Divisions

Organizational Chart

City Manager

Community Services

Corporate Services

Development Services

Planning Services

Protective Services

News & Notices

RDES respond to motor vehicle accident i

March 22, 2019

This morning, at approximately 8:22 a.m., Red Deer Emergency Services crews responded to an accident on 32 Street and Metcalf Avenue involving a truck and a City Transit bus.

City reviews federal budget...

March 19, 2019

New infrastructure funding, a focus on indigenous relations and affordable housing were all highlighted in today’s federal budget announcement; however, The City awaits further detail on just how much of this funding Red Deer will see in 2019.

48 Avenue to close from 45 to 46 St...

March 19, 2019

Water and sewer service installations will cause a portion of 48 Avenue between 45 Street and 46 Street to close for more than a week starting Wednesday.