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Professional Standards and Designation Process

Alicia Djan-Draper,
Professional Standards Lead
t: 403.541.8708
  • Experience Validation Assessment
  • CPD Log Submissions and Exemptions
  • Obtaining the Designation
  • Accreditation Program


Erica Blain, BA
Manager, Professional Standards, Deputy Registrar
t: 403.541.8706
  • CPD Audit
  • Appeals
  • Professional Conduct Complaints
  • Member Portal Issues
t: 403.541.8708

Requests for:

  • Reduced Dues
  • Reinstatement
  • Retirement
  • Suspension or Resignation
Chelsea Robertson,
Professional Standards Assistant
t: 403-541-8704
  • Obtaining the CPHR Designation
  • Membership Applications and Transfers
  • NKE Inquiries


Finance & Admin

Gomathi Venkataswamy, BComm
Accounting Team Lead
t: 403.541.8710
  • Account Inquiry
  • Member Payment Questions and Assistance
  • Payment and Billing
Ioana Giurca, BComm
Director, Finance and Administration
t: 403.541.8705
Simran Malhi,
Accounts Payable & Office Administrator
t: 403.768.0290
  • Accounts Payable
  • Office Administration

Regulatory Affairs & Research

Daniel Boucher, BA, BSc, MPP
Director, Regulatory Affairs & Research, Registrar
t: 403.541.8714
  • Administrative Disputes
  • Government Relations
  • Research Projects
  • Self-regulation of the HR Profession
  • Public Policy

Board of Directors

Dr. Heather Caltagirone, CPHR

Conference and Professional Development

Jessica Greenway,
Conference and Events Manager
t: 403.541.8703
  • HR Undefined Conference Coordinator
  • Bi-monthly PD Events

Member Services

Avi Sidhu,
Member Services and Post Secondary Liaison
t: 403.541.8711
  • Event Support
  • General Inquiries
  • NKE Workshops
  • Post-secondary related inquiries
  • Mentorship Program
Nicole Bourgeois, RPR
Member Services Coordinator
t: 403.768.0288 x 116
  • Event Planning and Coordination

Marketing & Communications

Lidia May,
Marketing Projects Coordinator
t: 403.768.0287
  • CPHR Alberta Job Source
  • Webinar Support
  • Marketing Emails
  • Advertising
  • Partnership and Sponsorship
Hayley Antonissen,
Marketing and Communications Team Lead
t: 403.541.8713
  • Blog
  • Editorial
  • Website

Executive Staff

President and CEO (interim)
t: 403.541.8701
Heather McMaster,
Executive Assistant
t: 403.541.8702 ext.102

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Telephone: 403. 209.2420 or 1.800.668.6125 (toll free)

Fax: 403.209.2401

Address: Suite 990, 105 - 12 Avenue SE, Calgary AB, T2G 1A1

Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday