Councillor Reid MacDonald

Previous terms on City Council
  • First term
Professional background
  • I’m a Chartered Professional in HR (CPHR), with over 15 years’ experience in HR, including extensive employee relations, investigations and collective agreement bargaining and management experience. I work as an HR partner with the U of A, and previously spent several years in employee relations with one of the largest, urban school districts in Alberta (ECSD).
  • Other work has included a key role developing and leading the implementation of HR policies and programs for the largest healthcare provider in Canada (AHS) in addition to other roles, including the provision of HR generalist services.
Current community involvement
  • Former member of Spruce Grove Public Library and TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre boards
  • Created Hot Dogs to Help the Hungry annual Parkland Food Bank fundraiser
Significant accomplishments and awards
  • Earned BBA 2006 (Kwantlen University)
  • CPHR (Chartered Professional in HR)
  • Diploma of Marketing Management (BCIT)
  • Ironman triathlon finisher (Whistler - 2016)
  • Completed numerous other triathlons
Hobbies and interests
  • Spending quality time with family and friends
  • Running
  • Skiing
  • Hockey
  • Pickleball
  • Golf
  • Pretty much anything active!
  • Investing in the stock market
Family and pets
  • Wife (Michelle)
  • Son (Jack)
  • Chocolate lab (Maggie)
Favourite amenity in Spruce Grove
  • Heritage Grove Park
  • Outdoor rinks
  • TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre