b'2023 Report to the Community Calgary Stampede 40The Calgary Stampede Family is made up of more than 3,000 passionate volunteers and more than 1,000 year-round employees, all of whom go above and beyond to promote western values and create exceptional experiences for everyone. We acknowledge that we are gathered on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Piikani, Kainai), the Tsuutina, and the yxe Nakoda (Bearspaw, Chiniki, Goodstoney) First Nations. Calgary is also Mtis Nation of Alberta Districts 5 and 6. These lands have always been a gathering place and we are proud to continue that tradition.The Calgary Stampede is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that determines the strategic direction of the organization towards the vision of creating a world-class, year-round gathering place. This is the Stampede Family as at December 31, 2023.Board of DirectorsElected DirectorsDale Befus Elizabeth Burke-Gaffney Jennifer Doepker David Farran Chad GareauKari GriffithTodd Hawkwood Justin Heskes Paul Kavanagh Dave Lantz Dave Lougheed Sandy OConnorBob Park Patti Pon Sabina Shah Wendy Tynan Tracey Zehl'