Althea Guzman Adams is a mother of two boys, both in CBE schools, and passionate about education.
This passion includes increasing STEM education available to students. The benefits of this became clear during her time in communications at the Association of Professional Engineers, Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). Her responsibilities included organizing, planning and running the Calgary Science Olympics. This popular, city-wide event is designed for students from Grades 1 to 12 to showcase their science and technology knowledge and skills. Althea has been an avid volunteer on her children’s school council, and as chair, was a strong advocate for positive actions to enhance the quality of student learning at the school.
Althea is also a talented musician. She is currently in a leadership position as the assistant director for Vocal Motion Chorus, an internationally awarded all female a Capella group. In October 2016, they competed in Las Vegas and placed 4th at an international competition. Most recently, this past April, they placed 1st in their regional competition. Althea was also one of the founding chorus members serving as their team leader for their first three years.