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Description/Purpose

The Greater Edmonton Foundation (operating as GEF Seniors Housing) is the largest not-for-profit seniors housing organization in Alberta and was founded in 1959. GEF provides safe, affordable and secure homes to approximately 3,500 seniors. With the help of their employees, volunteers, private and corporate donors, GEF makes a difference in the community.

GEF Seniors Housing is recognized as one of the Top 50 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada as rated by their own employees. GEF lodges are 100% compliant with the Alberta Government Supportive Living Lodge Accommodation Standards and all buildings are certified through the Edmonton Police Service Crime Free Multi-Housing Program.

The Foundation was established by Ministerial Order No. H:158/95 under the Alberta Housing Act. The City of Edmonton appoints board members.

Citizen Members

Name of Appointees First Appointed

Term Expiry Date

Bernadette Bolton Jan 01/13 Apr 30/19
Catherine Cheng  (Vice-Chair) May 01/15 Apr 30/18
Jacqueline Eales May 01/16 Apr 30/19
Francine Gregory May 01/17 Apr 30/20
Gary Gordon Jan 01/12 Apr 30/18
Jack Little May 01/14 Apr 30/20
Karen Lynch  (Chair) May 01/14 Apr 30/20
Nomagugu Moyo May 01/5 Apr 30/18
James Murphy Jan 01/13 Apr 30/19

Information about Serving on the Board

Meetings

Board meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, commencing at 8:30am  at various GEF Seniors Housing sites, and are generally 3 to 4 hours long. Committee meetings vary from 1 to 2 hours long, monthly to bi-annually depending on the Committee.

For More Information

Eva Dennis

GEF Seniors Housing
14220 - 109 Avenue
Edmonton, AB   T5N 4B3

Title Executive Assistant
Telephone

780-482-6561

Fax 780-488-3561
Email housinginfo@gef.org
Website http://www.gef.org

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