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Kristina has coached and encouraged over 250 businesses and organizations focusing on market trends and analysis, and strategic competitive advantage. Her clients whether start-ups or well-established corporations have appreciated her contributions to their success.
More About Kristina
Kristina Kowalski was born in Hamilton, Ontario.
She is a first generation Canadian.
Her father was a Captain in the RCAF, and the family had postings in Calgary, St. Jean-D’Iberville Qc,
and Chilliwack BC.
She moved to Edmonton in 1975. A later career move to Health Administration, saw her take residence in Barrhead where she absorbed and thrived in rural life!
She served as a councillor for Barrhead County and
vice-chair of the Pembina Hills School Division.
Her growing passion for community and economic development led her to establish Illuminet Developments. Through Illuminet, she has mentored over 250 businesses.
Kristina and her husband Ken made their home in Helenslea Heath, Parkland County since 2005.
Nuclear Medicine Technology - BC Inst. Of Technology
Pharamcy Technology - Red Deer College
Numerous courses in business development and administrative justice.
She has spent 16 years as a community supporter at the side of her husband Ken Kowalski, former Speaker of the Alberta Legislature and Deputy Premier.
Nature walks, golf, gardening, bird watching, art making, archeology and travel are some of her favourite activities. She hopes to one day drive a combine!
She thrives as a life-long learner,
and loves meeting people and hearing their stories!
Blessed with one grandson and 5 great nephews, Kristina has lots of kid love in her life!
Kristina has more to give!
Her best before date has not yet come!
With her wealth of direct experience, will hit the ground … running!
Her depth of experiences well equips her to serve as your County Councillor!