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Edmonton Catholic Schools

Ward 75

Trustee Alene Mutala

C: 780 242-5926

Alene Mutala was elected on October 16, 2017 representing Ward 75 and is serving her first year of a four-year term.

Professional History

Alene has a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Education in Counselling from the University of Alberta.  In addition, she has a Certificate in Formation for Pastoral Services for Lay Ministers, Graduate Diploma in Religious Education, and a Masters in Religious Education, from Newman Theological College. 

Alene was the Winner of the Excellence in Catholic Education Award from the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association in 2012.


Alene been involved in Education for 27 years as teacher, school counsellor, Religious Education Consultant, and Health and Wellness Coordinator.

Alene served on the board of Catholic Social Services for over 12 years and on many Religious and Education committees including the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ annual SPICE and Blueprints conferences, and Holy Childhood Mass Planning.

As a Trustee for Edmonton Catholic Schools

As a member of the Committee of the Whole, Alene serves on the Board Governance and Priorities Committee and the Audit and Finance Committee. 

Internal Committees

Alene is the alternate on the District’s negotiating committee for the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) and the alternate on the District’s Interpretation for Committee for the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE).  

External Committees, Organizations

Alene is the Board’s representative on the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association (ACSTA) Board of Directors.

Volunteer Interests

As a parent and grandmother, Alene has been actively involved on many committees.

Alene has been an active member of St. Joseph's Basilica for over 22 years as a Eucharistic Minister, Music Minister. and has helped with RCIA.

Trustee’s Vision/Goal as Trustee/Statement on Catholic Education

Alene is passionate about Catholic education and as a former teacher and consultant she is cognizant of the needs of the classrooms, schools and staff.  As a strong advocate for Catholic education, Alene is committed to carry on the church's mission to evangelize staff, students and parents.

Alene’s wish is for all students to reach their full potential in an inclusive, welcoming, safe and caring environment.

As a trustee, Alene is committed to work collaboratively and cohesively with the Board, administration and staff of Edmonton Catholic Schools to create a positive, public perception of Catholic education.

Contact Information

Phone: 780 242-5926
Social Media: Twitter - @alenemutala 

Schools in Ward 75:

  • Austin O'Brien
  • Grandin
  • J.H. Picard
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel
  • St. Brendan
  • St. Catherine
  • St. Joseph/Jean Forest SH
  • St. Martin
  • St. Paul
  • St.  Rose
  • St. Teresa of Calcutta
  • St. Vincent

List of Wards and Parishes