Board of Directors


Executive 2021


Michelle has been a valuable member of the SBHASA for several years, serving on the board  for 7 years (previous VP & Member at Large).  She loves spending time with family and friends, being outside, or playing all sorts of board games / card games.  Michelle is a HUGE Calgary Flames & Calgary Stampeders fan.  She does not miss a game, either attending in person or watching on TV. Michelle was born with Spina Bifida/Hydrocephalus.

Michelle LaBerge -  President

Kathy Hawryluk - Vice President     

Kathy has been a valuable member of the SBHASA for several years and recently also served on the board as a Member at Large.  Kathy & Dwayne are proud parents to 38 year old son Scott who was born with Spina Bifida.  Scott enjoys socializing, playing board games and can always be found with a big smile greeting guests at our outdoor walk/wheel/run events.  




Steve Simon - Treasurer          

Steve has been our Treasurer for many years now.  His wife Sharon previously held the position of Secretary.  Steve has worked hard to keep our finances and bylaws in order.  We are grateful for the long hours of work the Simon family contributes.  Steve and Sharon are proud parents, as well grandparents...their youngest child Dylan (who does amazing glass sculpting!) was born with Spina Bifida.

Tricia Spruit - Secretary / Events Coordinator

Tricia has been a Board Member with SBHASA for 10+ years.  She handles the financials for the association and Coordinates the annual walk/wheel/run events and several other fundraisers.  She can also be found working alongside our Northern counterparts dually hosting Connection Series events etc.  She  keeps busy with 3 children and youngest son Joel, (turning 11 this year), who was born with Spina Bifida.


  • Minh Ho

  • Yee May

  • Faith Ott

  • Saheed Alawiye

         Nancy Gerdel -  Clinical Resource Nurse (ACH Myelo Clinic)  (403) 955-7135