Professional Development Advisory Board

Carolyn Campbell

Carolyn Campbell

Carolyn Campbell

Deputy City Manager 
Communications and Engagement 
City of Edmonton


Carolyn Campbell is the Deputy City Manager of Communications and Engagement at the City of Edmonton; formerly serving as Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism with the Government of Alberta from 2015-2016. Preceding this, she was the Associate Dean of the Alberta School of Business, at the University of Alberta, leading the Executive Education department from 2005 - 2015. 

She has previously served on several boards and committees including: Travel Alberta, the Premier's Council on Culture, the Mayor's Business Roundtable, the Edmonton Symphony Society and Winspear Centre Board of Directors, the UNICON Research Committee (International Consortium of Universities), the Edmonton Journal Community Advisory Board, the Festival of Ideas Advisory Board, EEDC's Downtown Vibrancy Taskforce, Make Something Edmonton, the Mayor’s Think Tank for Arts and Culture in Edmonton, the Board of Directors of the Brian Webb Dance Company, the Board of Directors of LeaderCity/LeaderCité Canada, the U of A Teaching Awards Committee (vice-chair), the AASUA and VP Department of Finance and Administration Committee on University Planning and Budgets, the 2001 World Championships Protocol/ Honoured Guests Committee, the Alberta Chamber of Commerce Education Policy Committee, and the Member Relations Committee for the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce (vice-chair).

Carolyn is also a frequently reviewed and professionally represented artist and taught Strategic Arts Management in the MBA program and painting in Fine Arts at the University of Alberta. She has been a panelist and guest speaker, including sessions at The Banff Centre, and University of British Columbia, Okanagan.