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MEET
MONIQUE

Monique is an award-winning CEO who has dedicated her life to improving the lives and communities of those with whom she works. Originally from the Maritimes, Monique became a Calgarian by choice when she moved to Sunalta with her late husband Wylie Spicer and her daughter Sophie in 2012. While in Halifax, Monique and Wylie were contributing members of their community, volunteering on boards, lecturing, supporting the arts and enjoying the culinary and live music scenes.

MEET
MONIQUE

Monique is an award-winning CEO who has dedicated her life to improving the lives and communities of those with whom she works. Originally from the Maritimes, Monique became a Calgarian by choice when she moved to Sunalta with her late husband Wylie Spicer and her daughter Sophie in 2012. While in Halifax, Monique and Wylie were contributing members of their community, volunteering on boards, lecturing, supporting the arts and enjoying the culinary and live music scenes.

“... let's make it a city of choice for anyone wishing to live, work, and play in the most resilient and dynamic city in the world.”

They brought this generosity of spirit with them to Calgary. Monique quickly found herself serving on the Propellus board and working with Two Wheel View as a volunteer in fund development before eventually landing at the Alex, Discovery House then Carya. Monique is most proud that while she was CEO of Discovery House the organization became recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Charities and as one of Canada’s top women’s shelters by Charity Intelligence and MacLean’s Magazine. Monique is a published author, an international speaker and a board member with the Commonwealth Organization for Social Work.

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Monique values family above all, and is profoundly proud of her daughter who recently graduated from high school. After the loss of her husband to cancer in 2018, she moved to Bankview briefly and is now a homeowner in Killarney where she lives with her rescue dog Mia and cat Taquito. She has made Calgary her home and is dedicated to her community, her work and a new partner.

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