Jackie Clayton
Mayor

Resident of Grande Prairie

Since 1999

Family

Married to Rob with two boys, Quinten 16 and Hudson 14

Education

  • Graduated Marketing & Sales Diploma, Langara College, Vancouver BC
  • Graduated University Transfer Diploma, Northwest Community College, Terrace BC

Current Occupation

  • Interim Mayor
  • Owner, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Business and Professional History

  • Vice President Public Relations Pomeroy Lodging Sept 2014-June 2019
  • Commercial Fleet Manager Sept 2011-Sept 2014
  • Marketing Manger Prairie Mall 2000-2005
  • Marketing & Sales Director Crystal Centre 2003-2010

Current Community Involvement

  • Key to Care' Capital Cabinet Campaign - Grande Prairie Regional Hospital
  • Grande Prairie Storm Board of Directors - Public Member 2019 - Present
  • Downtown B.I.A. Strategic Planning Committee - 2019 - Present
  • Swan City Rotary member 2001 - Present

Past Community Involvement

  • Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2000-2007, President 2006
  • Grande Prairie Regional College Board of Directors 2008-2014
  • Aquatera Board of Directors 2008-2011
  • Director of Culture & Ceremonies for the 2010 Arctic Winter Games 2006-2010
  • QEII Hospital Foundation’s Festival of Trees Committee 2000-2007
  • Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta’s Annual Gala 2003-2012
  • Communities in Bloom organizing committee for 2001-2004

Notable Accomplishments and Awards

  • 2008 – Clem Collins Award - Grande Prairie and Region Chamber of Commerce

Council Committees

  • Community Services
  • Corporate Services
  • Infrastructure & Economic Development
  • Protective & Social Services
  • Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework Committee
  • Grande Prairie Regional Recreation Committee
  • Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association
  • Joint City/County Council Committee
  • Joint Regional Emergency Management Committee
  • Mid-Sized Cities Mayors Caucus
  • Northern Alberta Elected Leaders
  • S.C.O.R.E.S.