TOWN COUNCIL 2011/2012
JOHN WELSH: Mayor
Personal – Married; Father of twins.
Education – B.A. Psychology, Masters in Work Place Learning, Licensed Broker
Community Involvement – 3 years on Council; other numerous volunteer commitments
ELIZABETH ERASMUS: Deputy Mayor
Personal – Married; Mother of three children.
Education – Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1992 – U of A; Medical Doctorate 1997 – U of A; Certification in Family Medicine 1999 – U of A
Community Involvement – Recently elected to council; volunteer at Banded Peak School and Scouts Canada Beavers.
SHELLEY SURBEY: Secretary / Councillor
Occupation – Administrative Manager to a Professional Educational Speaker
Personal – Married; Mother of three grown children
Education – Various post-secondary courses in finance
Community Involvement – 3 years as Councillor/Treasurer and beginning a second term, 5 years on Redwood Meadows Community Association as a member and treasurer, Grade 12 Rep/Fashion Show Coordinator for Springbank High School 2004 and 2006.
WARREN CLEAVER: Treasurer / Councillor
Occupation – General Manager, Schenk Imports Ltd.
Personal – Married; Father of three young children
Education – College Diploma in Business Studies; Grad Certificate in Managment
Community Involvement – Recently elected to council; volunteer soccer coach
DAVE DUNAY: Councillor
Occupation – In the refrigeration business
Personal – Married; with two young sons
Education – Graduate of SAIT
Community Involvement – 3 years as Councillor and beginning a second term; volunteered with hockey rink construction and enjoys coaching soccer and baseball.
KARRI-LYNN PAUL: Councillor
Occupation – Post-Secondary Education Director, Chiniki First Nation
Personal – Married to Per Pedersen; Mother of 15 month old son Max
Education – B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, BA Honours Equiv., Special Case Masters of Arts – Indigenous Studies – completed my course work
Community Involvement – newly elected to Council through By-election; various volunteer commitments
DARCY CURLE: Councillor
Personal – Married; Father of two boys
Education – Broadcasting; High School
Community Involvement – Recently elected to council; assisted with playground construction and various RMCA events.