Helen A. Rice
Helen A. Rice was a Councillor for the City of Grande Prairie from 1979 to 2017, making her one of Alberta’s longest-serving councillors.
During her tenure, she chaired several committees and coordinated a regional recycling program that was carried out by over 30 communities. She also managed the Grande Prairie Downtown Association from 1995 to 2018 and was responsible for coordinating joint marketing and infrastructure improvements for 432 businesses.
She holds a Government of Canada Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal recognizing over 30 years of impactful community service and was named one of Alberta’s most influential people by Venture Magazine in 2012 and 2014.