Churchill Park (CHP) Family Care Society has a dedicated and talented volunteer Board of Directors sharing a common vision and goal for CHP – to create a place like no other – a place where childcare providers partner with families and the larger community to ensure children are better ready for life. The following are your Board of Directors for 2016/2017:

Logan Popko – Chair

Bio is coming soon.

Dionne Hirtle – Director

Dionne Hirtle is a Governance Secretary with Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA), an alliance of the largest oil sands producers focused on accelerating the pace of improvement in environmental performance in Canada’s oil sands through collaborative action and innovation.

Her responsibilities include developing and leading a range of strategic cross-organization projects and facilitating COSIA’s relationships with key stakeholders.  She also plays a key role in providing service and advice to the Shareholders, Board and executive/senior management, ensuring a positive working relationship for both groups and compliance with COSIA’s governance framework. Before joining COSIA in 2015, Dionne served as Corporate Secretary for ENMAX Power and held various governance positions with a large North American energy producer and a major Canadian energy company.

Dionne is passionate about her role in early childhood development and shares in the Churchill Park vision to create a place like no other where childcare providers partner with families to ensure children are ready for life.

Matthew Peterson – Treasurer

Matthew runs True North Accounting which specializes in bookkeeping, accounting and taxes for small business owners. Matt is honored to sit as Treasurer of the Board and finds the monthly board meetings energizing as they bring together so many knowledgeable and engaged people to debate strategy and make decisions.

Susan Nicoll – Board Secretary

Susan is the newest addition to the Board of Directors. She joined the Board in May of 2016. She holds a diploma and a degree in Early Childhood Education and has worked in a variety of roles with children throughout her career, including 8 years with Churchill Park. She currently works part-time for Calgary 9-1-1 and moderates accreditation reports for AELCS. Susan lives in the NW with her husband and 2 sons. Her chocolate lab keeps her active and she enjoys training karate with her family and watching her sons play hockey.

Anny Quon

Anny Quon is a CA,CPA. Anny is currently working for TransCanada Pipelines. Specific areas of expertise include: U.S Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, not-for-profit accounting, financial management, forecast and budgeting, financial reporting and strategic and business planning.  Anny is also a Board member for Immigrant Services Calgary since 2011.  Anny enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.


About the Board

The Churchill Park Board of Directors is expanding in order to better respond to the growing need for child care in the city of Calgary. The Board is offering exciting new volunteer Director positions to individuals looking for an opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of children.

Individuals with experience in accounting/finance, public relations, fundraising, board participation or who just enjoy the satisfaction of volunteering are most welcome.

Please include in your response one personal reference, one professional reference, and a statement of your particular interest and motivation in applying for a position with Churchill Park's Board of Directors.

We invite interested candidates to review Board Recruitment Circular for information about serving on our Board of Directors. Additional information about the Board and the role of Directors will be made available to interested volunteers. All successful candidates will be asked to submit to a security check.

Please e-mail your resume to:, or fax it to Churchill Park at: (403) 264-5657.