Meet Our Board Of Directors

The Community Futures Highwood Region team is powered by its Board of Directors. Our board members really care about the community and understand the challenges of owning a business. Meet our Board of Directors:


Veronica Kloiber
Board & IRC Chair
Black Diamond

About Veronica


Councillor Veronica Kloiber is an elected official with the Town of Black Diamond. She is an entrepreneur at heart having owned either store-front or home-based businesses for most of her adult life. Veronica studied communications and journalism at Mount Royal University (then College) and uses her skills to support tourism initiatives within the region through the Foothills Tourism Association. A lover of dogs, horses and the outdoors, you can most often find her exploring the trails to the west of her home. 

Daniel Anderson

Kerri Ann Colby

About Kerri Ann


A former small business owner in Okotoks, Kerri Ann received a start-up loan through Community Futures in 2014 and went on to build, scale, and eventually sell her successful business in 2021. She received Business Excellence awards from the Okotoks Chamber of Commerce in 2016 and 2018 for Best New Business and Community Impact respectively. 

Kerri Ann is currently the Executive Director of Give A Mile, a non-profit operating in Canada and the US, and offering flights worldwide for people with terminal illnesses to connect with their loved ones in person for a final goodbye. 

In addition to her volunteer role with Community Futures, she is a member of the Okotoks Youth Justice Committee. 

Alandra Corrigan
High River

John Dozeman

Serena Donovan
Vulcan County

About Serena


Serena is the CEO and Sole Owner of Because You Cann Inc. the 2nd  Health Canada licensed Micro Cultivation facility in Alberta and 25th in Canada. She is opening a cannabis Dispensary and is the owner of a cannabis education retreat centre. She has been on the Community Futures Highwood board from 2017- 2021 as an elected official for Vulcan County and is the current member at large for Vulcan County.  She and her husband are proud farmers in Mossleigh, Alberta. They have five children between the two to them and five grandchildren. Serena enjoys being on business focused boards and committees that benefit other businesses in the region.

Steven Olmsted
High River

John Waring
Diamond Valley

Are you a prominent member of our business community and looking to make a difference?

Impact the growth of our community and join our board. We’re always looking for great people to help better our business community here in the Highwood region and offer new growth opportunities to Highwood region based entrepreneurs.

Contact Us

14 McRae Street
PO Box 1599
Okotoks, AB  T1S 1B5
P: 403-995-4151


Communities Served

Aldersyde, Blackie, Carmangay, Cayley, De Winton, Diamond Valley, Foothills County, High River, Kananaskis Improvement District, Lomond, Longview, MD of Willow Creek, Millarville, Milo, Mossleigh, Nanton, Okotoks, Priddis, Vulcan, and Vulcan County.