MEMBERS

THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE YPRC

Ryan Baum

CHAIR

CHARTER MEMBER

General Manager Cochrane Toyota

For over 25 years Ryan and his family have proudly conducted business and lived in Cochrane. Married with three children of his own now, he is the current Chair of YPR and is excited to be part of this dynamic group of young professionals, who are just as passionate about giving back to this phenomenal community that has already given him so much. 

Ben Cook

CHAIR ELECT

CHARTER MEMBER

Associate at Edward Jones

Ben and his family (originally from Prince Edward Island) fell in love with the Town of Cochrane and decided to settle here a few years ago. He is excited to work with such a devoted group of talented young professionals and give back to the community. 

Kailla Pharis

SECRETARY

CHARTER MEMBER

Coming soon

Carli Baum

MEMBER SERVICES

CHARTER MEMBER

Web Designer | Brand Strategist

Specializing in Web Design, Brand Strategy, Copy Writing, Entrepreneurial Support and Empowered Thinking for mothers in business, Carli is married to Ryan Baum and mother to three amazing children ages 5, 3 and 9 months. 

 

Proud to call the beautiful valley of Cochrane her forever home, she is excited to contribute to the efforts of YPR and grateful to give back to a community that means so much to her. 

Rhonda Alksne

CHARTER MEMBER

REALTOR® at RE/MAX Alpine Realty

Wife and proud Mom to 6. When I'm finished my work in either Cochrane or Canmore, you will find me biking, camping or exploring our local lakes in my kayak.

Kurt Alksne

CHARTER MEMBER

Manager of Municipal Engineering for McIntosh Perry.

 

Working projects on for Rocky View County and urban areas within the Calgary region. Outside of work Kurt's time is spent as a dad and husband, camper, BMX enthusiast/collector, kayaker, chef at home, and a craft beer connoisseur.

Sheldon Lachambre

CHARTER MEMBER

An active member of YPR Sheldon brings an understanding of how to reach, engage and mobilize large groups of people and how to deliver an emotive experience that builds buzz and brand advocacy.

 

Sheldon is President & CEO of Lachambre Marketing & Productions- a North American marketing, events, experiential and productions company. 

 

Sheldon also currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Calgary Folk Music Festival Society as Vice Chair and Chair of the fundraising committee.

Kaitlyn Mitchell

CHARTER MEMBER

Kaitlyn has been involved in Rotary since the age of 10 where she learned the importance of giving back to her community. At the age of 16 she received the Rotary Paul Harris Fellow award for her community development work.

 

Previously working as a teacher, She now works as a Program Manager at the Tim Hortons Foundation Camps. She now happily resides in the mountains of Kananaskis with her dog Aspen. 

Matt Callbeck

CHARTER MEMBER

Other than helping people buy and sell homes in the Cochrane area Matt is an avid snowboarder and loves spending time in the mountains or fly fishing with his wife and golden retriever.  

From always hearing about Rotary from his mother in law and former Rotary President (Claudette Steier) and how much Rotary gives back to the community, Matt is excited to be a part of such a great group of young professionals. 

Gabriel Steier

CHARTER MEMBER

Gabriel is a born and raised Cochranite and local Realtor with over 10 years of experience helping clients buy and sell homes in Cochrane, Calgary and surrounding areas.

 

Gabriel comes from a family of realtors with over 25 years of experience in our local market. Husband and proud father of three, Gabe enjoys spending time in our wonderful community with his family.

More members being added soon.

More members being added soon.

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