The heart of our community

Welcome to the BRCA!

Our Vision

The Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association facilitates involvement and opportunities that attract, connect and sustain a diverse network of people and businesses to improve our collective quality of life.

Our Mission

The BRCA’s mission is to foster the vision for Bridgeland-Riverside by serving and engaging residents and other stakeholders of our community through:

  • Facilitating the development and delivery of recreational and social programs
  • Connecting the community with information and opportunities
  • Engaging with the community to support healthy commerce
  • Stewarding the land and facilities under the society’s care and making them optimally accessible to the community
  • Coordinating and communicating urban planning issues for the future development of Bridgeland-Riverside, preserving its values, while supporting its evolution.

Become a Member

As a BRCA member you have access to unique programs, events and networks. Here's a current calendar of events. Please take some time to explore our site and discover all the benefits of BRCA membership.


Ana Hoepfner, Communications

Ana Hoepfner joined the Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association Board in September 2016, assuming the Communications portfolio.

Ana is currently a Communications Officer at CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology), which is both a registered Canadian charity and a licensed engineering firm. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, and has worked in public relations, communications and marketing roles for both non-profit and for-profit oil and gas companies, including an international start-up.

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Mary-Grace Linton, Events

Mary Grace and her family moved in to the Riverside area 3 years ago. She got involved with the community association in the winter months of 2015, when she first saw the call out to help with CulturaFest in its first year. She took on the Vendor Coordinator role, as she has had experience, and has stayed with the festival since. Please contact her if you want to get involved with the festival!

She was invited to join the BRCA Board back in 2016 as the Events Director, and would like to keep community events going full force in Bridgeland.

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Lindsey Ross, Facilities

Lindsey is a Director with ATB Financial and an avid equestrian. She and her husband Nelson have lived in Bridgeland for over 7 years. For the past year she has been the Facilities Director and has contributed to supporting the great initiatives run through the Hall as well as increasing the awareness through improved marketing campaigns. She brings more than 10 years of experience in corporate banking, planning and marketing. 

Although unable to continue on the Board next year, she has enjoyed her brief time with the team and wishes the new board all the best as they continue to make Bridgeland one of the best communities in Calgary. 

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James Duggan, Membership

Coming soon!

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Dustin Jones, Fundraising

Dustin Jones grew up in rural Saskatchewan, though his roots to Bridgeland-Riverside stems from his parents having their wedding reception in the Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association Hall in 1978.  After leaving the family farm in 1998, he spent a year in England studying and travelling before returning to Canada to complete a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.

Dustin has worked most of his career in the energy sector with progressive experience across major North American basins. He started his career in a gritty hands-on field operations role and has continued to serve the energy sector as a reservoir engineer, exploitation engineer and in corporate development. In 2014, he helped evaluate the Baytex strategic acquisition of Aurora in a $2.6 billion deal.

Dustin has volunteered for Bike Calgary as Research Lead and Beakerhead. In 2017, he served as Fundraising Director for BRCA where he organized a Casino for the first time.

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Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association

917 Centre Ave. N.E.
Calgary, AB T2E 0C6
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