Vern Kimball

Vern Kimball, former CEO of Calgary Stampede

Vern Kimball has been chief executive officer of the Calgary Stampede since 2006. As CEO, he is responsible to the board of directors for leading the organization. Prior to this role, Vern was chief operating officer for two years, chief financial officer for 10 years and held significant roles in Food Services, Sales and Facilities, and long-range planning since joining the organization in 1986. Vern has an MBA and bachelor of arts from the University of Calgary. He contributes his time and energy to a number of community organizations including the Rotary Club of Calgary, the Faculty of Communication and Culture at the University of Calgary, and serves as director of the Calgary Philharmonic Society. Calgary Stampede Website

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Inside the Calgary Stampede and Siksika Nation

 World Footprints will take you inside “The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth”—the Calgary Stampede.  Cowboy up and hitch your horse to a chuck wagon as the Stampede’s Keith Rutherford shares the heritage of one of the signature events, the chuck wagon race.  Then meet the young Canadians who charm their way … Read more  

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