Jyoti Gondek, PhD

Calgary Police Commission

Councillor Gondek represents Ward 3 in the City of Calgary. Previously, Councillor Gondek was the Director of the Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies and an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business. In the 12 years prior to her work at the university, she provided consulting services ranging from creating complete communities to fostering healthy corporate cultures. Jyoti also has private sector experience in financial services and public sector experience as a policy analyst.

Councillor Gondek holds a PhD in urban sociology and an MA in organizational sociology. She has served the community in a variety of volunteer capacities, including Calgary Planning Commission, the Community Representation Task Force, Northern Hills Community Association, Vivo for Healthier Generations, Urban Land Institute Alberta, and the National Executive Forum on Public Property. She has been recognized for her contributions to community through the 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the 2016 Angus Reid Applied Sociology Award.