2020 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient
Jacquie Daumont is this year’s Lethbridge College Distinguished Alumna. Since beginning her career in commercial vehicle enforcement in 1986, Jacquie has risen through the ranks to hold one of the province’s top positions. Born and raised in central Alberta, Jacquie began her career with Alberta Parks and Alberta Fish and Wildlife before joining Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Branch (CVE) in 1989. She began as an officer before moving to management, and she has been in her current position as deputy chief working in Red Deer since 2014. She also served as acting chief for the branch from March 2018 to October 2019. Jacquie’s career accomplishments include overseeing CVE’s meritorious law enforcement accreditation with excellence with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). She is President of the Canadian Police Accreditation Coalition; recipient of the Governor General of Canada Exemplary Service medal; and recipient of the Alberta Peace Officer Long Service medal and the Alberta Emergency Services medal. She is also a member of the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police. In 2003, Jacquie was recognized with a Premier’s Award of Excellence and has been awarded numerous Government of Alberta teamwork and innovation awards. Jacquie has worked closely with Lethbridge College to deliver training to all new recruits of CVE, and she supports a scholarship to Commercial Vehicle Enforcement program graduates. She recently collaborated with the college to update the training program to a competency-based curriculum and also serves as a member of the School of Justice Studies Program Advisory Committee. An avid volunteer, Jacquie has served on the board of directors for the Legacy Place Society and the Strive Dance Academy Society and is currently commissioner on the board of commission for CALEA.