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Bernadette (Bernie) Kollman, FCIPS

·          Vice President, IBM’s Public Sector division, Alberta

·         28 year career in the Information Technology Industry

·         Honors Business of Admin degree from the University of Regina

·         Completed the Public Executive Program at Queen’s University

·         Provided advice to Ho Chi Minh City government in Vietnam on “Smarter City” strategy.


Bernie has received the following awards and recognitions:

·         Selected as one of the “Top 50 Most Influential Albertans” by Alberta Venture Magazine, 2006

·         Global TV Women of Vision award, 2007

·         University of Regina, Alumni  Award for Distinguished Humanitarian and Community Service, 2011

·         CIPS Fellow, 2013


Bernie takes great pride in being an inspirational and community leader.  Over the past several years, she has passionately shared her leadership as a volunteer for charitable and business organizations including:

·         Travel Alberta, Board Director, 2013 - current

·         United Way of Alberta Capital Region, Board Director, 2012 – current

·         Alberta’s Promise, Northern Alberta Vice-Chair, 2011 -  current

·         Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) Alberta, Co-Founder and Chair, 2005 – current

·         CIPS Women in Technology, Co-Founder  and Chair (2000 – 2009), Advisor (2010 – current)

·         2007 United Way, Campaign Chair (Campaign Cabinet 2006 – current)

·         Edmonton Chamber of Commerce,  Chair 2011, Board Director, 2007-2012

·         Books2Eat, Edmonton Public Library Fundraiser, Chair 2011

·         Chair, Edmonton Gold Medal Plates (2008-2010)

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