The CLPNA adds an Executive Officer to Team

After a robust search with excellent candidates, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta is pleased to welcome Carrie Waggott as the Executive Officer overseeing practice, policy, professional development and research.

Waggott joins Chief Executive Officer Jeanne Weis on the CLPNA’s leadership team with Executive Officer Tamara Richter who oversees operations, registration, complaints and finance. The Executive Officers provide leadership over the day to day operations of all programs and services.

“We’re so excited to have Carrie join us,” says CEO Jeanne Weis. “At the CLPNA we have a close working team and we look forward to adding Carrie’s knowledge, enthusiasm and experience to the work we do together to regulate the profession in a manner that protects and serves the public.”

Waggott has extensive experience in leading professional practice, policy development, educational and quality initiatives and earned a Masters in Nursing focused on leadership, nursing education, and evidence-informed practice.

She comes to the CLPNA from Covenant Health where she held the role of Corporate Director of Professional Practice, Clinical Learning, Research and Libraries.

RELATED – Jeanne Weis announced as the new CEO for the CLPNA

For more, contact the CLPNA at, 780-484-8886 or 1-800-661-5877 (toll-free in Alberta).

2 Responses to “The CLPNA adds an Executive Officer to Team”

  1. Congratulations CLPNA! Carrie is an excellent choice to support and advance the fabulous work of the LPN. Medicine Hat College welcome Carries to the executive role and will support moving forward.

    Dr. Harrison Applin on behalf of the PN Students and Colleagues at Medicine Hat College.