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The Integrated Pest Management Advisory Group’s mandate is to provide strategic advice on integrated pest management issues. This includes recommendations to the Administration about integrated pest management (IPM) and facilitating public perspective on IPM issues in order to support the ongoing implementation of the Integrated Pest Management Policy C501A.

The Committee may:

  • Identify and engage stakeholder groups and seek their input into the Advisory Group’s work.
  • Work with City Administration to develop and maintain dialogue about matters of concern from the public.
  • Provide strategic advice on emerging issues and opportunities for public and stakeholder engagement.
  • Provide perspective on consultation between the City of Edmonton, identified stakeholder groups and the community at large concerning IPM matters. 
  • Examine City information regarding current IPM operational plans and practices.
  • Provide perspective on IPM activities that address human health and safety, long-term ecosystem sustainability and efficacy against target pest(s).
  • Raise new and unexplored IPM issues relevant to the City of Edmonton.

Information about Serving on the Advisory Group

Online applications to fill Committee vacancies are accepted in the annual December/January Recruitment Campaign.


The Advisory Group meets monthly on the third Wednesday of each month from 11am -  1pm.

Current Meeting Agenda

Previous Meeting Minutes

Request to Speak

Members of the public are welcome to present at IPM Advisory Group meetings.  Please complete the form.


Group Members

Group Member Biographies

Terms of Reference

Name of Appointees First Appointed Term Expiry Date
Shaffeek Ali Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Nigel Bowles Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Toso Bozic Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Michael Cohen Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Patsy Cotterill Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Maya Evenden (Chair) Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Leah Flaherty (Co-Chair) Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Dave Ealey Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Dennis Gray Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Gail Rankin Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Chris Saunders Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Jennifer Kerr Jan 2020 Jan 2022
Brent Scorfield Jan 2020 Jan 2022


City of Edmonton Resources

  • Mark Brostrom (Director, City Environmental Strategies)
  • Melissa Brown (Environmental Manager)
  • Qiting Chen (IPM Program Coordinator)

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