Our Team

CDTC Board of Directors

Our current CDTC Society Board of Directors includes representatives from the Calgary Police Services, Private-Corporate sector, Prosecution Branch of Canada, Court Manager and other Not-for-Profit sector organizations.

Brian Holtby, Special Prosecutions Branch (Calgary);
Chairman of the Board

Doug Schweitzer, Dentons, Partner;
Vice Chair

John Gulak, Prairie Merchant Corporation, General Counsel;

Gord Sand, Calgary John Howard Society; Executive Director;

Carolyn Goard, Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters; Director, Members Programs;

Patty McCallum – Inspector, Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team

Deepak Kumar, MBA, CPA, CMA
Supervisor Financial Planning & Analysis and Internal Reporting, Murphy Oil Company Ltd.

Catherine Manten – Group Controller, Kaizen Automotive Group

Andrew Brooks – Partner, Envision Group


Drug Court Team

Our drug court team is designed as a model of multi-disciplinary collaboration and uses a non-adversarial approach to case management. Listed in alphabetical order by profession, our current team is made up of the following expert members:

Alberta Works (Employment)

Carrie-Ann Bowkett

CDTC Operations
Arla Liska, Chief Executive Officer

Calgary Police Services
Sgt. Dan Laduke

Community Corrections/Probation
Becky Zimmer

Crown Prosecutor
Alisa Webber (Federal)
Jacqueline Abbott (Provincial)

Duty Counsel
Ed Washington and Stephen Jenuth

Assistant Chief Judge James Ogle
Judge Joanne Durant
Judge Peter Barley

Claudia Moisan
Donna Dupuis
Pete Sheridan