Board Chair Deanna Lennox
"Being part of the Heartland Housing team has been an incredible experience. It has been an impactful opportunity to not only support seniors in our community but to challenge and expand the way housing is offered to our residents. I am proud to be part of a team committed to supporting vibrant communities through affordable housing solutions."
Deanna Lennox is a married mother of two daughters with sixteen years of service as a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. As a serving member, she founded a non-profit organization to assist frontline service providers struggling with trauma and stress related injuries. Deanna penned her memoir “Damage Done: A Mountie’s Memoir”, which appeared on the Globe and Mail’s national best-selling list in April 2015. That same year she was the recipient of the “Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award” for her work in mental health.
Deanna was elected as Councillor for the City of Fort Saskatchewan in October 2017 and is enjoying serving her first term as an elected official. As part of her Councillor duties, she was selected and placed on the Board of Heartland Housing Foundation (HHF). Deanna served as Vice-Chair during her first year on the Board and is currently serving her second year as Chair of HHF.