Town Services

Council

Wainwright was incorporated as a Town on August 14, 1910 with Mr. H. V. Pawling as the first Mayor.

The Mayor and Councillors are elected for a four-year term, and the position of Deputy Mayor is rotated amongst the Councillors every two months.

The regular meetings of the Council of the Town of Wainwright are held on the first and third Tuesday’s of the month commencing at 7:00 p.m. The meetings are held in the Council Chambers located in the Town Office.

The Committee of the Whole meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month commencing at 7:00 p.m., with the exception of July and August.  If meetings fall on a Stat Holiday, they will be moved to the Tuesday of the same week.

All council meetings are open to the public. If you would like to make a presentation to Council, please contact the Chief Administrative Officer for an appointment by the Thursday prior to the meeting.

Town Council 2017 – 2021

Back from left to right:  Councillors Bob Foley, Ariel Haubrich, Will Challenger, Heather MacDonald, Patrick Moroz, Bruce Pugh

Front:  Mayor Brian Bethune

 

Town Council

NAME POSITION Email
Brian Bethune Mayor Email
Will Challenger Councillor Email
Bob Foley Councillor Email
Ariel Haubrich Councillor Email
Heather MacDonald Councillor Email
Patrick Moroz  Councillor Email
Bruce Pugh Councillor Email

Committees of Council

During their term in office Councillors are appointed to serve on standing committees of Council and sub-committees of Council, as well as various other Boards and committees.

Committees of Council

Standing Committees

Mayor Brian Bethune is an ex-officio member of all committees.

Finance & Administration

  • Clr Bruce Pugh – Chairman
  • Clr Patrick Moroz
  • Clr Bob Foley

Public Health, Welfare & Environmental Health Services

  • Clr Ariel Haubrich – Chairman
  • Clr Bruce Pugh
  • Clr Heather MacDonald

Property Planning & Development

  • Clr Will Challenger – Chairman
  • Clr Ariel Haubrich
  • Clr Heather MacDonald

Protective Services, Bylaws & Disaster Services

  • Clr Heather MacDonald – Chairman
  • Clr Patrick Moroz
  • Clr Ariel Haubrich

Recreation, Parks & Cemetery

  • Clr Patrick Moroz – Chairman
  • Clr Ariel Haubrich
  • Clr Heather MacDonald

Transportation, Airport & Utilities

  • Clr Bob Foley – Chairman
  • Clr Will Challenger
  • Clr Patrick Moroz

Sub-Committees

Assessment Review Board

  • Clr. Bill Lawson
  • Clr. Bruce Cummins
  • Clerk – Crystal Andersen

CUPE Negotiating Committee

  • Clr Bob Foley
  • Mayor Brian Bethune
  • Chief Administrative Officer Ed Chow
  • Director of Finance Karrie Gau
  • Director of Parks and Recreation Scott Walker

Emergency Advisory Committee

  • Mayor Brian Bethune 
  • Clr. Ariel Haubrich
  • Clr. Patrick Moroz 
  • Clr. Bob Foley 
  • Clr. Will Challenger 
  • Clr. Bruce Pugh 
  • Clr. Heather MacDonald 

Family & Community Services

  • Clr Will Challenger – Town of Wainwright Representative
  • Clr Heather MacDonald – Town of Wainwright Representative

Municipal Planning Commission

  • Clr Will Challenger – Chairman
  • Mayor Brian Bethune – Vice-Chairman
  • Clr Ariel Haubrich
  • Clr Patrick Moroz
  • Clr Heather MacDonald
  • Director of Planning and Development
    • Scott Flett – Secretary

Parks & Recreation Board

  • Clr Patrick Moroz – Chairman
  • Clr Ariel Haubrich – Town of Wainwright Representative
  • Clr Bruce Cummins – M.D of Wainwright Representative
  • Clr Phil Valleau – M.D of Wainwright Representative
  • Scott Walker – Director of Parks & Recreation
  • George Miller – Facility Manager
  • Jaden Frissell – Secretary 

Public Library Board

  • Clr Bob Foley – Town of Wainwright Representative
  • Clr Bruce Pugh – Town of Wainwright Representative
  • Clr Phil Valleau – M.D. of Wainwright Representative

Regional Waste To Energy Authority

  • Clr Bob Foley – Town of Wainwright Representative
  • Clr Will Challenger – Town of Wainwright Representative
  • Karrie Gau – Secretary 

Appointments

911 Call Answer Society

  • Mayor Brian Bethune

Ambulance Society

  • Clr Will Challenger
  • Clr Bruce Pugh

Assessor

  • Wainwright Assessment Group – Larry James

Auditor

  • Donald L. Isaman Professional Corp.

Battle River Foundation Board

  • Clr Bob Foley
  • Clr Patrick Moroz – alternate 

Cemetery Association

  • Director of Parks & Recreation

Economic Development Board

  • Mayor Brian Bethune
  • Clr Will Challenger

Emergency Advisory Agency

  • Duncan Campbell – Director
  • Trevor Miller – Deputy Director
  • Ed Chow – Deputy Director

Handivan Society

  • Clr Heather MacDonald
  • Mayor Brian Bethune

Heritage Advisory Board

  • Clr Patrick Moroz

Intermunicipal Development Plan Committee

  • Mayor Brian Bethune
  • Clr Bob Foley
  • Chief Administrative Officer

Intermunicipal Collaboration Committee

  • Mayor Brian Bethune
  • Chief Administrative Officer Ed Chow
  • Clr Bob Foley

Municipal School Reserve Committee

  • Clr Heather MacDonald
  • Clr Will Challenger – alternate

Northern Lights Library Board

  • Clr Bob Foley
  • Clr Bruce Pugh – alternate

Returning Officer

  • Chelsey Eklund
  • Carley Herbert – substitute

Wainwright Golf Course Board

  • Clr Patrick Moroz – non-voting member