Vice President

Support the mission and vision of the president and stand in for the president when necessary. Recruit nominees for election to the board for the coming year.


Jesse Kupina / Owner 

Jesse Kupina is a business owner who is passionate about shaping Edmonton’s hospitality industry and leaving a positive footprint on our community. He brings more than 20 years’ experience working in, managing and owning restaurants, bars and nightclubs. He is the Principal Partner of Central Social Hall, a premium gastro-pub with locations in downtown Edmonton and St Albert.

Jesse is an active supporter of The Abbottsfield Youth Project, giving his time and strategic support to this nonprofit which gives children ages 6-12 a chance at a better life and a stronger connection to our community. To date, raising over $100,000 for the non-profit in the past 4 years.

Jesse has been an appointed member of the provincial government’s Alberta Safer Bar Council since 2010 and was selected as one of Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 under 40 in 2015.