Alene Mutala was elected on October 16, 2017 and is serving her first year of a four-year term representing Ward 75.
Alene has a B. Ed and M. ED in Counselling from the University of Alberta. She has a Certificate in Formation for Pastoral Services for Lay Ministers, GDRE – Graduate Diploma in Religious Education, and a MRE – Masters in Religious Education from Newman Theological College.
Prior to being elected as a trustee for Edmonton Catholic Schools, Alene was involved in the education field for 27 years as teacher, school counsellor, Religious Education Consultant, and Health and Wellness Coordinator. Alene has served on the board of Catholic Social Services for over 12 years and on many religious and education committees over the years such as SPICE, Blueprints, and Holy Childhood Mass Planning.
As a Trustee for Edmonton Catholic Schools
Committees of the Board
Alene is serving her first term as a trustee for Edmonton Catholic schools and in this capacity, she serves on a variety of committees of the whole including the Governance Committee, and the Board Audit and Finance Committee.
Alene is serving as an alternate on the Division Interpretation Committee for Alberta Union of Provincial Employees and on the Division’s negotiating committee for the Alberta Teachers Association.
External Committees, Organizations
Alene is the Board’s representative on the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association.
As a parent and grandmother, Alene has been actively involved on many committees over the years.
She has been an active member of St. Joseph's Basilica for over 25 years as a Eucharistic Minister, Music Minister, and helped with RCIA. Alene is an active member of the Catholic Women’s League.
Trustee’s Vision/Goal as Trustee/Statement on Catholic Education
I am passionate about Catholic Education. As a former teacher and consultant, I am aware of the needs of the classrooms, schools and staff. As a strong advocate for Catholic Education, I am deeply committed to carry on the church's mission to evangelize staff, students and parents.
My wish is for all students to reach their full potential in an inclusive, welcoming, safe and caring environment.
As a servant leader, I will be a visible in my community and in Edmonton Catholic Schools, listening carefully to stakeholder's needs.
As a trustee, I will work collaboratively and cohesively with the Board, Administration and Staff of Edmonton Catholic Schools to create a positive, public perception of Catholic Education.
Phone: 780 242-5926
Email: Facebook: Edmonton Catholic School Board Trustee Alene Mutala
Schools in Ward 75:
- Austin O'Brien
- 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