Josh Traptow

Executive Director in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Josh Traptow is a third generation Calgarian and fourth generation Albertan who grew up in NW Calgary. He attended W.O. Mitchell Elementary, Montgomery Junior High and Bowness High.

Currently Josh is the executive director for the Calgary Heritage Authority.

For his contributions to his community and Canada he was the awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in July 2012. In September of 2016 he was recognized by SAIT as a Outstanding Young Alumnus.

An experienced staffer at Calgary City Hall and the Alberta Legislature he has served in the Office of the Premier, in the Office of the Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development and for two City Councillors.

Josh has a diploma in Administrative Management from SAIT and a certificate in Public Relations from Mount Royal University.

Josh is an active community volunteer, he currently sits on the board of the Phoenix Education Foundation. He is the chair of the Calgary Branch of the Monarchist League of Canada. He is a past board member of the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation. He also volunteers with the Calgary Stampede, Calgary Public Library Foundation, Theatre Calgary, Horizon for Housing and Big Brothers and Big Sisters Calgary.

  • Work
    • Calgary Heritage Authority
  • Education
    • SAIT
    • SAIT Polytechnic