About

The United Conservative
Party of Alberta

Formed on July 22nd, 2017, the United Conservative Party (UCP) has grown to become Canada’s largest provincial party with more than 160,000 members. The Founding AGM for the UCP was held in May 2018 and included the election of the first Board of Directors for the party.

Statement of Principles

As a party, we stand united on the following principles that guide our vision for a stronger Alberta:

Membership Policy

The UCA Board of Directors Membership Rules & Procedures Document can be found here.

Some highlights include:
Members of the United Conservative Association (UCA) shall also be members of the United Conservative Party (UCP). Members of the UCP must also be members of the UCA. Membership in the UCA/UCP will consist of all who are ordinarily residents of Alberta who:

As proof of membership, an Albertan will either hold a valid official current membership card issued in his or her name or be on the official membership list.

Albertans who had valid memberships in the Legacy Parties on the date the Agreement in Principle was signed, will be respected and acknowledged as members of UCA and UCP. The scheduled expiration dates of their membership in the UCA/UCP will correspond to the expiry date of their Legacy Party membership.

Individuals who became members of either of the Legacy Parties after the signing of the Agreement but before membership sales in the UCP commence, will also be respected and acknowledged as members of UCA and UCP. The scheduled expiration dates of their membership in the UCA/UCP will correspond to the expiry date of their Legacy Party membership.

 

President

Ryan Becker

Secretary

Cathy Smith

Treasurer

Maxwell DeGroat

mdegroat@unitedconservative.ca           

VP Bylaw & Policy

Joel Mullan

VP Communications

Ruven Rajoo

VP Fundraising

Sonia Kont

VP Membership

Dave Guenter

Executive Director

Dustin van Vugt

Edmonton Director

Greta Wierenga

Edmonton Director

Jason Bischoff

Northern Alberta Director

Clyde Corser

Northern Alberta Director

Joe Friesenhan

Calgary Director

Sophie Watson

Southern Alberta Director

Jim Bredeson

Southern Alberta Director

John Voorhorst

Calgary Director

Cynthia Moore

Central Alberta Director

Andrew Boitchenko

Central Alberta Director

Jennifer Johnson

Governance

The UCP achieved a significant milestone by our membership at the Founding Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Red Deer from May 4 to 6, 2018. In Red Deer, more than 2,600 UCP members participated in the dialogue, debate and ratification of governing bylaws for the new UCP, and the beginning of the party’s policy declaration. Constructing bylaws and policies through a grassroots consultation process in a short-period of time is a testament to the commitment of our membership.