Cliff Bungalow Mission Community Association

The Cliff Bungalow Community Association was incorporated under the Societies Act of Alberta on November 29, 1978. 

The Board

The Cliff Bungalow-Mission Community Association exists to provide leadership, support and resources to protect and enhance the unique and diverse natural, architectural, historic and social environment of the community.

 

We currently have vacancies on the board. Contact us if you are interested in joining or volunteering. 

Bob Lang

President

 

Bob has been a part of the Cliff Bungalow-Mission CA for over 35 years. He first got involved because of a proposed development that had immediate impact on him. He says he has remained involved for so many years because he is still able to contribute to the vitality of the community, enjoys it, and is very proud of where he lives. Bob has played a key role in many exciting initiatives not only in his community but also throughout Calgary. One of the most notable being founding the popular Lilac Festival as a way to showcase and bring awareness to one of the city’s oldest communities. 

Vacant

Vice President

 

This position is currently vacant. If you are interested in filling this role please contact Bob Lang: cbmca.president@gmail.com.

 

The vice president position is very flexible to suit the volunteer's interests. They may take on special projects as desired and help where needed.

Josh Lyttle

Treasurer

 

Joshua is the President and CEO of Verifive Realty, Mortgages & Insurance Ltd. and is responsible for overseeing the company’s organizational strategies. 

 

Joshua has worked for two of the most prominent banking institutions in Canada, TD Canada Trust and the Royal Bank of Canada. Acquiring nearly a decade of expertise in investment/financial planning and business development. 

 

In Josh’s spare time he enjoys travelling, spending time with his family and exploring all the City of Calgary has to offer. 

Nicole Butz

Communications Director

 

Nicole has been on the Cliff Bungalow-Mission board for over a year and has lived in the community since 2016. With a background in marketing and journalism, she joined the board hoping her skills could be useful in the Communications Director position. 

 

Nicole's role on the board includes website management, social media, and newsletter editor. She has a background in photography and often takes photos at our community events.  

Melissa Parcels

Co-Social Director

 

Melissa is a 7x award winning and nominated dental hygienist and business owner/entrepreneur. She owns and operates Solo, The Dental Hygiene Spa here in Mission since 2012 and founded a private dental college; M. Dent College in 2013 also in Mission.

 

She was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario and moved to Calgary in 2008 after getting married. She is active in her community and church, and passionate about helping and serving her city where she can. She is a mentor with Futurprenuer, loves seeing small businesses grow and enjoys cultivating meaningful relationships.   

Shannon MacLeod

Environment Director

 

Shannon has lived in the Cliff Bungalow/Mission neighbourhood since 2013 and has been a board member since 2017.  She took on the role of Environment Director because she feels strongly about promoting and preserving the wonderful outdoor spaces this neighborhood has to offer.

 

In her spare time, you can find her riding horses on her family’s ranch, riding bikes in the mountains, or enjoying late night eats at one of the many amazing restaurants 4th Street has to offer!

Rob Jobst

Planning and Development Director

 

Rob likes to remind people he was born in Mission. After growing up in the ‘burbs, Rob moved back to Mission, living for 12 years above a restaurant in a 1912-vintage apartment building on 4th Street. Deciding he needed to upgrade to a more modern place, Rob moved in 2003 to The Laurence, a 1929 heritage apartment block in Cliff Bungalow. Rob has volunteered with CBMCA for about 20 years, sitting on the Planning & Development Committee and serving as its director from 2003 to 2006, as well as designing the Mission Statement for several years. Rob is once again on the board with a mandate to champion the community’s best interests in negotiations with developers and the City as well as effectively communicating the details of the committee’s efforts to residents.

Ken Hryciw

Director-at-large

 

Ken has lived in Mission since 1997, has been active in the Community since 2012, and a member of the board since 2014. Ken worked in the exploration and information technology groups for several major oil companies for four decades and retired in 2011. He is treasurer and property manager of the condo where he lives and often volunteers for the choirs that his son and daughter perform in.

 

His contributions and activities as a Director-at-Large on the board are as varied as the events where extra hands or an accredited bartender are needed.

Kate Zago

Director-at-large

 

Kate is a resident of Cliff Bungalow and lives on, as she describes, 'the best street in Calgary'. Her professional background is in urban planning with experience in tactical urbanism, neighbourhood revitalization, and public engagement. She holds degrees in environmental biology and urban planning. As part of the Bench Project group, Kate is working to transform an underutilized corner of land owned by Western Canada High School into a public space for the community. Kate is deeply interested in the impact individuals can have in their neighbourhoods and public spaces. If you have a public space project idea that you'd like to implement in the community and want an ear to bend, get in touch. 

Lucy Arellano

Director-at-large

 

Lucy first moved to Mission in 2002 and watched the area evolve and change in so many ways. She joined the Cliff-Bungalow to contribute back to the community she has enjoyed for so many years.

 

She has participated in the start-up and management of various businesses through her professional career. As a Director-at-Large her involvement is in events and areas where help is most needed and where her business and accounting experience can be of service. She is a fitness enthusiast and coffee shop lover.

Brandon Hossack

Director-at-large

 

Brandon was born and raised in southwest Calgary, attending Sir James Lougheed Elementary, AE Cross Junior High and Central Memorial High School. After he finished grade school he moved south to attend the University of Lethbridge where he completed a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Kinesiology. Brandon graduated in 2016 and returned to Calgary in hopes of finding work and living in his hometown again. He was able to find a job in healthcare, working closely with orthopaedic medicine in and around the hospitals of Southern Alberta. Most importantly, however, he found a great neighbourhood to live – Mission.

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