Councillor Agnes Hoveland


Agnes Hoveland is a long time resident of Camrose, alumna of Camrose Lutheran College now University of Alberta, Augustana Faculty and the University of Alberta Hospital School of Nursing. Retiring in 2007 following an extensive and varied career she ended her professional career as coordinator of Alberta’s first Community Cancer Centre at St. Mary’s Hospital.

She is currently a member of Covenant Health, St. Mary’s Hospital, Community and Foundation Boards, and the Mentorship Team of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College, University of Alberta, and is co-founder and co-chair of the Camrose Grateful Grannies, Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

Previously, she was a member of the University of Alberta Board of Governors and University Senate, the University Chester Ronning Centre Advisory Committee, Pro Coro Canada Board of Directors, and the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta Provincial Council.

Agnes was the 2004 recipient of the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta Vogel Award for service to the Provincial Council and 2007 Nursing Excellence Award, St. Mary’s Hospital, Camrose.

Agnes and her husband, James, have two daughters and one granddaughter. She is a book club member, and she enjoys art, music, and golf.

Re-elected to Council in 2017, Councillor Hoveland is currently serving on the following Committees:

  • Camrose Arts Council
  • Camrose and Area Lodge Authority
  • Camrose Public Library
  • Camrose and District Support Services
  • Emergency Advisory Committee
  • Health Advocate Liaison for Council (Camrose Physician Attraction and Retention Committee)
  • Camrose Performing Arts Centre Board of Governors