Reeve - Bob Barss, Division 7 Councilor

Phone: 780-754-2195
Cell: 780-842-7309
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Bob Barss is the Reeve and the Councilor for Division 7 in the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61. Reeve Barss was elected in October of 1995 and is currently serving his sixth term in office as Councilor for this division. He became Reeve of the municipality in 1997 and has continued to be Reeve since this time. Bob is also the President of the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties. Bob was born and raised in the Irma area and has lived here his entire life. He and his wife Susan have two children, Nicole and Amanda. Bob, together with his wife, operates a mixed farm. Before being elected to the M.D., Bob worked in the oil industry.

Reeve Barss sits on the following Boards and Committees:

  • Emergency Management Service Committee
  • Insurance, Bylaws, Agreements & Regulations Committee
  • Intermunicipal Development Committee
  • Irma Fire Area Board
  • Irma Rural Recreation Area Board
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Public Relations Committee for the Western Area Training Centre
  • Wainwright Ambulance Committee
  • Wainwright Intermunicipal Development Committee
  • Wainwright Regional Waste to Energy Authority
  • Wainwright Seed Cleaning Plant
  • M.D. of Wainwright Safety Committee
 

Deputy Reeve - Ted Wilkinson, Division 2 Councilor

Phone: 780-842-3030
Cell: 780-806-0315
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Ted Wilkinson is the Councilor for Division 2 in the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61. Ted was raised in the Edgerton area. After high school, he attended the University of Alberta and obtained a Bachelor of Education. After teaching school for four years, Ted went to work in the trades and became a journeyman electrician. He has worked in the electrical trade for the past twenty-five years. With his wife Diane, he has also operated a small cow-calf operation for the past twenty years. Ted and Diane have two children, Ian and Jodi, both living and working in Red Deer, Alberta.

Councilor Wilkinson was elected in 2004 and sits on the following Boards and Committees:

  • E911 Advisory Committee
  • Emergency Management Service Committee
  • Edgerton Fire Area Board
  • Edgerton Library Board
  • Edgerton Rural Recreation Area Board
  • Edgerton Seed Cleaning Plant
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Public Relations Committee for the Western Area Training Centre
  • Wainwright Ambulance Committee
  • Wainwright Regional Waste to Energy Authority
  • M.D. of Wainwright Safety Committee
 

Oscar Buck - Division 1 Councilor

Phone: 780-858-2229
Cell: 780-806-3538
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Oscar Buck is the Councilor for Division 1 in the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61. Councilor Buck was first elected in 2001, and is currently serving his fourth term in office.

Councilor Buck sits on the following Boards and Committees:

  • Battle River Foundation (Lodge)
  • Chauvin Fire Area Board
  • Chauvin Library Board
  • Chauvin Rural Recreation Area Board
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • M.D. of Wainwright Safety Committee
 

Division 3 Councilor

Vacant

 

Phil Valleau - Division 4 Councilor

Phil Valleau, Division 4 Councilor Vacant

Phone: 780-842-2105
Cell: 780-842-8874
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Phil Valleau is the Councilor for Division 4 in the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61. He has lived south of Wainwright all his life, with farming as his main occupation. In addition to farming, Phil ran a retail sports store from his farm and held a large ground maintenance contract for 5 years. Currently, Phil holds a Journeyman Mechanic ticket and a Journeyman Machinist ticket, and has a machinist shop on the farm, and currently he is working in the oil industry. Phil served as a Councilor previous to 2004, and was re-elected in the fall of 2007.

Councilor Valleau sits on the following Boards and Committees:

  • Battle River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED)
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Town of Wainwright Library Board
  • Town of Wainwright Rural Recreation Area Board
  • Wainwright Fire Area Board
  • Wainwright Rural Recreation Area Board
  • M.D. of Wainwright Safety Committee
 

Bruce Cummins - Division 5 Councilor

Phone: 780-842-2170
Cell: 780-806-8515
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Bruce Cummins is the Councilor for Division 5 in the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61, and was elected in 2010.

Councilor Cummins currently sits on the following Boards and Committees:

  • Airport Committee
  • Composite Assessment Review Board
  • Insurance, Bylaws, Agreements & Regulations Committee
  • Intermunicipal Development Committee
  • Local Assessment Review Board
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Town of Wainwright Rural Recreation Area Board
  • Wainwright & District FCSS
  • Wainwright Fire Area Board
  • Wainwright Rural Recreation Area Board
  • Wainwright Seed Cleaning Plant
  • M.D. of Wainwright Safety Committee
 

Bill Lawson - Division 6 Councilor

Phone: 780-754-2440
Cell: 780-842-0244
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Bill is the Councilor for Division 6, and was elected in 2013.

Councilor Lawson sits on the following boards:

  • Battle River Foundation (Lodge)
  • Intermunicipal Development Committee
  • Composite Assessment Review Board
  • Irma Fire Area
  • Irma Library Board & Joint Use Committee
  • Irma Rural Recreation Area Board
  • Local Assessment Review Board
  • M.D. of Wainwright Safety Committee
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Wainwright Fire Area

 

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