Colleen Shepherd, Executive Director, Calgary Regional Partnership

Colleen Shepherd, Executive Director, Calgary Regional Partnership

_G1A2370Colleen is the Executive Director of the Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP) Incorporated (CRP). For the past 10 years Colleen has directed the development of the Partnership’s flagship initiatives including the Calgary Metropolitan Plan (CMP) and it’s companion the Calgary Regional Transportation Plan. The CMP guides growth associated with the forecasted 2 million new residents and 800 thousand new jobs expected to come to the region in the next 40 years.

Colleen works closely with a board of 13 Municipal Mayors and Council Members from across the region including the City of Calgary. She collaborates with a wide range of municipal, industry and citizen stakeholders.

Colleen actively collaborates with other Metropolitan Regions in Canada and abroad. She has a passion to support the efforts of emerging regions and is coleading an emerging Network of Canadian Metropolitan Regions focused on collaborating to compete.