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Troy Davies - Chief Executive Officer

Troy Davies

About Troy Davies

Troy Davies was appointed as the CEO of Catholic Social Services in April 2018. Prior to joining the Agency, Troy spent nearly a decade as a school district senior executive, including several years as a Chief Superintendent. That leadership experience was preceded by another 10 years serving as a school principal and teacher, both in Alberta and Maryland.

Dr. Davies is a holder of several university degrees including a B.A. from the University of Regina, a B.Ed. from McGill University in Montreal, a M.Ed. from the University of Calgary, and a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta. He is also currently nearing completion of a M.A. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

He is a past provincial President of the Council of Catholic School Superintendents of Alberta and has served as a University of Alberta Senator and as Vice President of the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations. At present, Dr. Davies also teaches as a sessional lecturer in the Religious Education department at Newman College. Troy enjoys serving his Church as an adult acolyte and as a member of the prison ministry team, and he is currently in formation and training for the Catholic diaconate. As recognition of his public service, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal in 2022.

Troy loves reading, writing, travelling, curling and college football. He is frequently invited to speak and present on issues related to Catholic leadership, education and community service. He and his wife, Kathryn, have four boys aged 13 through 25 whom they love deeply and dearly.