Justin Solamillo

Justin works as a Community Development Officer with the Community Development Unit of Alberta Culture and Tourism. He started with the Unit in a role that supported voluntary and non-profit groups affected by the 2013 Southern Alberta floods, and now works as a member of the team at the Cochrane Office.

Justin’s background is in community organizing and engagement, program development and coordination, and facilitation and training. He has a Master of Social Work degree specializing in International and Community Development from the University of Calgary. Highlights in this area include experience with the International Federation of Social Workers, and their role in the Non-Governmental Organization Committee at the United Nations in New York.

Originally from Vancouver, Justin also has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Family Studies from the University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Victoria. He has a wealth of experience working with diverse communities and organizations with diverse needs.

Justin currently resides in Calgary, where he’s planning to be married this summer. Justin is a foodie, loves to play sports and is an active musician.

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