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WHO WE ARE

The AHA’s main goals are to uphold high standards of education and practice of its members, and to unite and represent the herbalist community of Alberta.

Who We Are

The Alberta Herbalists Association (AHA)  held our first official Annual General Meeting on October 27th, 2016. A council of members worked diligently to organize the labour-intensive process of setting up a professional association to represent the interests of Albertan Herbalists from all cultures and educations.


The dream to create a registered, self-regulating organization dedicated to the promotion and practice of herbalism was realized in the summer of 2017, when our organization officially became a society in Alberta.

The AHA’s main goals are to uphold high standards of education and practice of its members and to unite and represent the herbalist community of Alberta.

Our Mission

  • Establish regulation, educational standards, training, code of ethics, and support for members

  • Promote public awareness of the preservation and use of herbs for healing

  • Provide educational and networking opportunities for herbalists and the public

  • Support and stimulate continuing education and research in phytotherapy

  • Assistance to government and other agencies and institutions in recognizing our role in facilitating health and wellness

     

Board of Directors

  • President: Kalyn Kodiak. ClH

  • Vice President: vacant

  • Registrar: Samantha Orthlieb, MH

  • Treasurer: vacant 

  • Secretary: Rebecca Saunders, PH

  • Board Member: Tracy Sharuga, HHP

  • Member-at-large: Kristy Garnet, ClH

  • Member-at-large: Dagmar Holland

  • Member-at-large: Laura Pasacreta
     

AHA Committees

Committees function to advance the Mission of the Association, to bring value to our members, and to create community.

  • Membership Committee, Headed by Samantha Orthlieb, membership@albertaherbalists.com

  • Marketing Committee, Headed by Rebecca Saunders, info@albertaherbalists.com

  • Events Committee, Headed by Kalyn Kodiak, info@albertaherbalists.com

 

Become a Member


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