Eunice Friesen
Councillor

Resident of Grande Prairie

Since 1984

Family

  • Married to Doug with 3 adult children, Emilee, Blythe, and Jackson

Education

  • Nursing grad from GPRC in 1988

Current Occupation

  • Owner, Bear Creek Funeral Home
  • Owner, Richmond Reception Centre
  • Tribute Gifts

Business and Professional History

  • Registered Nurse
  • Alberta Justice (Correctional Services) for 20 years
  • Health Care Business Manager for 10 years
  • Executive Director, Primary Care 2010-2012

Current Community Involvement

  • Member of Rotary Club of Grande Prairie

Past Community Involvement

  • Founder, Good Grief Community
  • Director, Grande Prairie Women's Residence
  • Volunteer, Grande Prairie Live Theatre
  • Community Ambassador, GP Volunteers Bureau
  • Public member, GPRC Board of Governors
  • Appeal Panel Member, Ministry of Community and Social Services

Notable Accomplishments and Awards

  • 2012 - Jennie Tetreau Award for Volunteer Commitment, GP Live Theatre
  • 2016 - Small Business of the Year Award - Chamber of Commerce
  • 2017 - Finalist, Premier's Small Business Award of Distinction
  • 2019 - Small Business Award of Distinction – Alberta Business Awards of Distinction