Boards and Committees


Northern Sunrise County is part of numerous boards and committees in the region. Boards and committees that the County is a part of are encouraged to submit their meeting minutes. If you are looking for the minutes of a specific board or committee, please use our CivicWeb Portal.

Northern Sunrise County invites any of its residents and business owners who are interested in becoming a Board/Committee member to fill out an application form.

Gaylene Whitehead
Alternate: Corinna Williams

The committee purpose develops from a holistic vision of the Aboriginal child set within a support system that consists of an expanding set of circles that all have a responsibility to the child. These expanding circles of support include but are not limited to: the parents, the Elders, Education, Health, social development agencies and finally the political culture.

Dan Boisvert (Chair)
Corinna Williams (Vice Chair)

Members at Large:
Gwenda Fortin
Bryan Gacek
Harry Krawchuk
Simon Lavoie
Kyle Petluk

The purpose of the Agricultural Service Board, as described in Section 2 of the Agricultural Service Board Act, are
(a) to act as an advisory body and to assist the council and the Minister, in matters of mutual concern,
(b) to advise on and to help organize and direct weed and pest control and soil and water conservation programs,
(c) to assist in the control of animal disease under the Animal Health Act,
(d) to promote, enhance and protect viable and sustainable agriculture with a view to improving the economic viability of the agricultural producer, and
(e) to promote and develop agricultural policies to meet the needs of the municipality.

The purpose of the Agricultural Weed & Pest Notice Appeal Board is an independent appeal panel established under the Weed Control Act and the Agricultural Pest Act to determine appeals received by a person who has been issued inspector’s notices, local authority’s notices and debt recovery notices.
Audrey Gall
Alternate: Dan Boisvert

To provide our members with opportunities to reduce waste and promote environmental sustainability through partnerships, advocacy, awareness, training education and networking.

Norm Duval
Alternate: Gaylene Whitehead

The purpose is to guide the Public Advisory Committee (PAC) and DMI in this interactive advisory process. The PAC will be the primary venue for members of the general public to provide feedback and observe the implementation and monitoring aspects of DMI’s operational forest management plans and field operations within the
company’s large-scale forest tenures in northwest Alberta.

Dan Boisvert
Alternate: Norm Duval

Provides the opportunity to access potable water for all rural farm and County residents who choose to become EPWC members. The EPWC board manages the annual construction and maintenance of the Co-op low pressure potable water pipeline network to all areas in the County

Norm Duval
Alternate: Audrey Gall

Members at Large:
Gwenda Fortin
Wendy Goulet
Sylvianne Riczu
Claude Rodrigue
Garrett Tomlinson
Glen Yaniuk

The purpose of this committee is to provide County Council with a framework and direction on possible economic opportunities and threats in Northern Sunrise County. Additionally, the Committee will consider regional projects that will benefit the County by the nature of regional development being beneficial to all.

Gaylene Whitehead
Alternate: Corinna Williams

Members at Large:
Ethyl Velie (Harmon Valley/Reno)
Gwenda Fortin (St. Isidore)
Wendy Goulet (Three Creeks/Wesley Creek)
Tamara Belzile (Marie Reine/Judah)
Darlene Cardinal (Cadotte Lake)
Eve Calliou (Little Buffalo)
Marie Dyck (Nampa Rural District)

Northern Sunrise County and the Village of Nampa have established an FCSS/Community Services Advisory Committee. The purpose of this Committee is to provide the County and Village Councils with a framework and direction on possible program opportunities and threats in Northern Sunrise County and the Village of Nampa. Additionally, the Committee will consider regional programs that will benefit County and Village residents, and Northwest Alberta as a whole.

Dan Boisvert
Alternate: Gaylene Whitehead
Gaylene Whitehead
Alternate: Carolyn Kolebaba

Heart River Housing provides subsidized social housing throughout their region.

Reeve – Carolyn Kolebaba
Deputy Reeve – Norm Duval
CAO – Cindy Millar

The purpose of this Agreement is to provide the opportunity to better provide quality of life to and serve, the residents of the respective Signatory Municipalities through the sharing of the operating costs of regional assets, programs and services that have mutual benefit.

Audrey Gall
Alternate: Carolyn Kolebaba

The Mackenzie Municipal Services Agency is a professional planning organization that guides the development of its member municipalities through the provision of innovative, comprehensive, and collaborative planning services based on a co-operative and cost effective approach.

Norm Duval
Alternate: Corinna Williams

Mighty Peace Tourism Association was formed to assist tourism operators in the Mighty Peace Region. The main goal of our organization is to increase awareness of the tourism possibilities in our region of Alberta to the rest of Alberta, Canada and the world.

Gaylene Whitehead
Alternate: Audrey Gall

Members at Large:
Mathieu Bergeron
Dwight Gladue
John Gunning
Sharon Low
Sylvianne Riczu
Tony Saunders

The purpose of the Municipal Planning Commission is to exercise those development power and duties assigned to it by the Land Use Bylaw, in accordance with the Municipal Government Act.

Dan Boisvert
Audrey Gall

The Nampa Municipal Library Board is a non-profit board operating under the Alberta Libraries act, and we are a member of the Peace Library System.

Carolyn Kolebaba (PROXY)
Dan Boisvert (Alternate PROXY)
Corinna Williams

Northern Sunrise County (NSC), the Village of Nampa, and Woodland Cree First Nation (WCFN) have formed a collaborative partnership to meet the future water needs of their communities on a regional basis.

Audrey Gall
Alternate: Corinna Williams

The Council of Community Education Committees (the Council), and its Community Education Committees (the Committees) are the principal public advisory bodies of Northern lakes (the College). The Council and its Committees make recommendations to the President that will enhance the quality, credibility and integrity of the adult education programs and services offered by the College to the community.

Carolyn Kolebaba
Norm Duval
Corinna Williams
Alternate: Dan Boisvert
Dan Boisvert
Alternate: Carolyn Kolebaba

Provides a variety of housing options for seniors and low-income households in need throughout the North Peace Region.

Carolyn Kolebaba
Alternate: Audrey Gall

PLS was established in 1986 under provincial legislation to enhance library service in northwestern Alberta, and currently provides services to 45 public libraries.

Corinna Williams

Monitors odours, emissions and air quality to ensure a healthy environment in the Peace River area

Carolyn Kolebaba (Chair)
Audrey Gall

PREDA is a partnership of 37 municipalities, educational institutions, business groups and Community Futures working together to guide regional economic development of Alberta’s northwest

Dan Boisvert
Alternate: Norm Duval

Develop strategies for physician attraction and retention in the Peace River area.

Carolyn Kolebaba (Chair)
Audrey Gall
Alternate:

Promotes collaboration among participating stakeholders in the planning and financing of a new medical clinic in Peace River.

Reeve – Carolyn Kolebaba
Alternate: Deputy Reeve – Norm Duval
Carolyn Kolebaba (PROXY)
Dan Boisvert (Alternate PROXY)
Corinna Williams

Peace Regional Waste Management Company currently operates the regional municipal solid waste (MSW) and industrial landfill plus 7 transfer stations for MSW & Recycling and 14 recycling drop-off depots, of which 6 are at the Transfer Stations, located within the geographic boundaries of the member municipalities. PRWMC operates the Peace River Eco Centre, located within the Town of Peace River.

Audrey Gall
Alternate: Gaylene Whitehead

Provides licensed daycare and dayhome services to families in the region.

Corinna Williams

Is a volunteer business organization, dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of private enterprise in Peace River and area.

Dan Boisvert
Alternate: Norm Duval

The purpose of the Peace River and District Health Foundation (the Foundation) is to enhance health care at the Peace River Community Health Centre and surrounding area. The Foundation, through its directs and other volunteers, will take necessary steps to acquire, accept, solicit or receive donations, gifts, grants, bequests and endowments for the direct purpose of fulfilling its mission. Funds raised by the Foundation will be gifted to Alberta Health Services for the purchase of health care equipment to enhance patient care. The board members and other volunteers will be utilized in order to minimize any fundraising expenses.

Carolyn Kolebaba
Alternate: Audrey Gall
Gaylene Whitehead
Alternate: Norm Duval

Provides a short-term, safe and supportive environment for abused women and their children, women in crisis, or other women needing emergency accommodation; and to provide these women with basic needs and an opportunity to learn of services and alternatives for themselves and their families to facilitate decisions about their future. To provide follow-up and Outreach for all women on a one-on-one basis.

Dan Boisvert
Alternate: Norm Duval

Is an Alberta Snowmobile Association club, focusing on building and maintaining trails in the Peace region as well as providing information and education on safe snowmobiling.

Corinna Williams
Alternate: Gaylene Whitehead

The Peace River RCMP Community Advisory Committee, through communication and consultation between the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the community, promotes the resolution of community concerns of safety and security.

Carolyn Kolebaba

The Board shall have jurisdiction to exercise the functions of a Local Assessment Review Board and the functions of a Composite Assessment Review Board under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act in respect of assessment complaints made by an assessed person of a Regional Partner Municipality.

Dan Boisvert
Alternate: Corinna Williams

SARDA is a non-profit organization directed by producers from the Municipal Districts of Smoky River, Big Lakes, Greenview and Northern Sunrise County.

Carolyn Kolebaba
Alternate: Corinna Williams

The SDAB decides upon all appeals referred to it by the Secretary of the Board, including development permit decision issued by the development officer, stop orders, notice of decision issued by the subdivision approving authority.

Audrey Gall
Alternate: Dan Boisvert

The primary objectives of VSI is to promote and encourage the practice of veterinary medicine. To assist the livestock industries of Alberta by encouraging and providing the means by which professional veterinary services can be provided. To encourage preventative veterinary medicine. To enter into agreements with municipal corporations to provide assistance, to livestock producers with the cost of veterinary services.

Norm Duval
Alternate: Corinna Williams

Members at Large:
Wendy Goulet
Sharon Low
Tony Saunders
Terry Skwarik

The WAC may advise and assist Council to achieve orderly, economical and beneficial use of wetlands, and monitor environmental services. They will provide advice and seek community input into the decision making process that shapes how alternative land use services (ALUS) is being delivered in Northern Sunrise County.

Corinna Williams
Alternate: Gaylene Whitehead

The group seeks to ensure, through collaboration, that sustainable water systems are available to every northern community.