Board of Calgary River Communities Action Group Association
Tony Morris:  Co-president
Tony Morris is a Partner with the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright and has lived in Roxboro with his wife Jennifer Strain and their three boys, for the past 10 years. He’s committed to revitalizing Calgary’s fantastic inner core and keeping these communities and the downtown safe from future rising waters.
Brenda Leeds Binder: Co-president
Born and raised in Calgary – has left a number of times but keeps returning to this great city of ours! Resident of East Elbow Park, and with husband Bob has 3 children in the community schools. Elbow Park Representative on the Glenlake Minor Hockey Association Board of Directors. Intellectual property lawyer at Suncor Energy. Committed to the protection and sustainability of our inner city communities and downtown Core.

Steve Forrest
Steve Forrest, B.Comm. MBA. Rideau Park homeowner born and raised Calgarian, with many family members also affected by the both the 2013 and 2005 floods. Committed to ensuring our communities and downtown Calgary are protected from future floods. Over twenty years of working in the Calgary oil industry.


Rob Nieuwesteeg
Bowness resident for 4 years and is President of Mud Master Drilling Fluid Services and OptiFrac Chemical Services. Rob and his wife Siren, and their son Clark moved to Bowness to enjoy the natural beauty of “living in the country” in the heart of our great city. Rob is committed to ensuring the that the inner city communities along our two rivers and the downtown core are protected against future flooding.


David Carlson
David and his wife Sarah were building their house in Roxboro when the flood hit. They finished the house and moved in in time for Christmas 2013. In his professional life, David is responsible for developing large infrastructure projects from the concept development through permitting, stakeholder and First Nations engagement, design, costing, contracting and final board approval to proceed. 



Thank you to Calgary photographers Cole Hofstra and Paul Saulnier for the use of their work throughout the website.