Marilyn Dennis is serving her first term on the Board of Trustees. She is both proud and humbled to be representing the diverse population of Wards 5 & 10 in NE Calgary – encompassing all communities north of Memorial Drive and east of Deerfoot Trail.
Marilyn has a reputation as a leader who gets things done and is passionate about excellence in education. She is a tenacious problem solver who finds great satisfaction in successfully advocating for those who cannot advocate for themselves. She has spent the last 13 years volunteering in public schools, holding various positions of leadership on school councils and parent societies. She worked for an education-based non-profit for several years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Board of Trustees.
Marilyn was raised in Calgary and is a CBE graduate. She enjoyed a rewarding career in the oil gas sector before deciding to leave the corporate world to raise her family. Marilyn has been married to Owen for 25 years and together they have three daughters. Marilyn enjoys singing, event planning, spending time with her family and recreational reading.