Lisa Holmes is currently the Vice-President of Corporate Development at Northlands in Edmonton. Her portfolio includes Events and Entertainment, Agriculture, Sales, Marketing and Communications. Prior to her work in the corporate sector, she was elected to serve the beautiful community of Morinville, Alberta as a Councillor in 2010 and as Mayor from 2013-2017. She is the Past President of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, Past Chairperson of the Alberta Municipal Services Corporation and Former Director on the Board of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Before entering political life, Lisa did her post-secondary studies in Political Science and Economics at Okanagan University and MA in Leadership from Royal Roads, and has worked for several provincial and national not-for-profit organizations. Lisa was named a Global Edmonton Woman of Vision for January 2017, Avenue Magazine Top 40 under 40 in October 2016 and one of Alberta Venture Magazine’s 50 most influential Albertans in July 2016. She grew up in the farming town of Hanna, Alberta and the beautiful city of Salmon Arm, BC. Her and her husband Thomas have two sons who are 10 and 13 years old.