Jermyn Voon is a young business professional and community leader who is passionate about increasing accessibility, arts, inclusion, civic and political engagement. His previous experience includes working at both the federal & provincial (Alberta) levels of government, in addition to the private and non-profit sectors in accounting, administration, communications, and marketing-related roles. As an active community volunteer, he is Board Secretary (Past Acting Treasurer) of the Federation of Calgary Communities and on the boards of Arts Commons and Downstage Theatre (Vice Chair). He is the Past Board Chair/President of the Canadian Club Calgary, and a past board member of the Calgary Justice Film Festival, as well as various other community-focused organizations. In addition to his community service, Jermyn is actively involved in municipal & federal politics.
Jermyn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management (Marketing & Accounting focus) and a Business Administration Diploma, both from the Mount Royal University’s Bissett School of Business. He has also completed the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD-Rotman) Governance Essentials Program, onBoard Canada’s Board Governance Fundamentals Certificate from Toronto Metropolitan University, & is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified. He is currently pursuing his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. In 2021, he was awarded the United Way Culbert Family Award for Philanthropy for his charitable giving & outstanding community work, and named a 2022 Shaw Charity Classic Community Champion. Jermyn has served as an Arts Commons Board member since 2022.