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Community Living Director - Garry RothGarry Roth


Garry Roth has worked in municipal government for over 25 years. The first part of his career was in law enforcement roles in communities in Alberta. After 23 years a peace officer, with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership, Garry was promoted to senior management, where he is currently serving the City of Grande Prairie as the Community Living Director.

Garry’s education started in law enforcement. He also completed an Advanced Certificate in Police Leadership (Dalhousie University), then went on to complete NACLA Level II (University of Alberta), qualified for the Certified Local Government Manager (CLGM) designation, graduated from the City’s Leadership Institute, and has recently completed a Certificate in Strategic Leadership from the Banff Centre.

Organization Responsibilities

The Community Living  Service Area includes the group of departments that have a direct influence on our community’s wellness and culture. 

 The Service Area includes the following departments: 

Garry Roth Nitehawk Our departments share the vision “Because we care we make a difference. We care because you matter.”

The service area, depending upon the time of the year, can have up to 535 employees including, permanent, temporary, casual and seasonal positions.


The Entire Service Area has an annual operating budget of approximately $29 million and an annual capital budget of approximately $13 million.

Community Living - We are grounded in quality service for the well-being of our community.  

Last updated: 8/2/2016 3:06:21 PM