Councillor Ken MacKay

Ken MacKay and his wife Peggy have been residents of St Albert since 1989. In October 2021, he was honoured to be re-elected by the residents of St Albert to serve for a second term on St Albert City Council.
Prior to his election in 2017, Councillor MacKay was an investigator with the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate. Before that, he had a 33-year career with the Edmonton Police Service, retiring at the rank of Superintendent - serving 14 years in senior management and leadership positions.
Councillor MacKay has extensive experience in operational policing, specialized criminal investigations, emergency management, strategic planning, policy development, project management, program audit and risk management. He is the recipient of the 20 and 30 year Governor General of Canada Police Exemplary Service Awards, the Queen Elizabeth II Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals, plus other local, provincial and international awards and certificates. He remains a life-time member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP).

Councillor MacKay has a Bachelor of Physical Education from the University of Alberta, a Master of Business Administration from Athabasca University and is a graduate of the Canadian Police College executive development and leadership programs.
Current Council appointments (2022):

  • Chair of the Community Living and Standing Committee
  • St Albert Policing Committee
  • Internal Auditor & Internal Audit Steering Committee 
  • Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board - Metropolitan Region Servicing Plan (MRSP)
  • Vice-Chair, Alberta Capital Region Wastewater Commission
  • Edmonton Metro Region Board (EMRB) – Alternate to the Mayor
  • St. Albert - Sturgeon County Intermunicipal Affairs Committee
  • Alberta Municipalities - Intercity Forum on Social Policy

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Last edited: April 26, 2022