Council Profiles

Maryann Chichak

Mayor Chichak
maryannchichak@whitecourt.ca

Mayor Chichak was elected Mayor in 2013, and previously served as a member of Whitecourt Town Council for one term. Maryann moved to Whitecourt from Fox Creek in 2005 and loves Whitecourt and all that it has to offer to families of all ages. She is a mother of two, and manages a local business.

Mayor Chichak writes a monthly blog which is posted here on our website, and invites community members to follow her on social media.

maryann chichak

Mayor Chichak is ex-officio to all Council Committees, and has been specifically appointed to the following:
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Joint Liaison Committee
  • Protective Services Committee
  • Whitecourt Woodlands Tourism
  • Youth Advisory Committee
  • Residential Solid Waste and Recycling Service Review Committee (Ad Hoc)
  • Northern Alberta Elected Officials Caucus
  • Northern Alberta Mayors & Reeves Caucus
  • Tamarack Health Advisory Council
  • Whitecourt Airport Advisory Committee
  • Whitecourt Business Support Network

Mayor Chichak sits on the Board of Directors for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

Mayor Chichak also belongs to the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) Board of Directors as the representative for Towns West.  Through this Board she has been appointed to the following committees:

  • AMSC Board of Governors
  • Safe and Healthy Communities
  • Investment Advisory Committee
  • Audit & Finance Committee
  • AAMDC District North Representative
  • AUMA & AAMDC Joint Committee
  • Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association
  • Viability Team Review - Village of Berwyn

 Maryann Chichak also acts as the Vice President - Towns on the AUMA Executive Committee.

Darlene Chartrand

Councillor Chartrand
darlenechartrand@whitecourt.ca

darlene chartrand

Councillor Chartrand was originally elected to Council in May 2009.  Councillor Chartrand belongs to the following Council Committees:

  • Communities In Bloom Committee
  • Council Compensation Committee
  • Protective Services Committee
  • Ad Hoc Vitalization Committee
  • Ad Hoc Public Transit Steering Committee
  • Ad Hoc Building Steering Committee
  • Capital Region Assessment Services Commission
  • Eagle Tower Victim Services Board of Directors
  • Whitecourt Library Board

 

Paul Chauvet

Councillor Chauvet
paulchauvet@whitecourt.ca

paul chauvet

The 2013-2017 term is Paul's first term on Whitecourt Town Council. Councillor Chauvet has been appointed to the following Council Committees:

  • Economic Development Committee
  • Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
  • Whitecourt Woodlands Tourism
  • Residential Solid Waste and Recycling Service Review Committee (Ad Hoc)
  • Millar Western Public Advisory Committee
  • West Whitecourt Airport Area Structure Plan Steering Committee
  • Whitecourt Airport Advisory Committee
  • Whitecourt Regional Forest Advisory Committee
  • Whitecourt Regional Solid Waste Management Authority

Norm Hodgson

Councillor Hodgson
normhodgson@whitecourt.ca

norm hodgson

Originally elected to Council in October 2007, Norm has resided in Whitecourt since 1992. Norm is a former business owner and remains a practicing pharmacist in the local area. Councillor Hodgson has been appointed to the following Council Committees:

  • Community Services Advisory Board
  • Council Compensation Committee
  • Joint Liaison Committee
  • Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
  • Residential Solid Waste and Recycling Service Review Committee (Ad Hoc)
  • Ad Hoc Building Steering Committee
  • Whitecourt Regional Solid Waste Management Authority
  • Whitecourt & Woodlands Performing Arts Council

Bill McAree

Deputy Mayor McAree
billmcaree@whitecourt.ca

bill mcaree

Bill has been a Councillor since September 1994 and has resided in Whitecourt for over 20 years.  Bill is a paramedic and Area Supervisor with Associated Ambulance Service.

  • Emergency Advisory Committee
  • Protective Services Committee
  • Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
  • Youth Advisory Committee
  • Ad Hoc Vitalization Committee
  • Community Association
  • Whitecourt Regional Solid Waste Management Authority

Eris Moncur

Councillor Moncur
erismoncur@whitecourt.ca

eris moncur

Councillor Moncur was elected to Council in 2013. Councillor Moncur belongs to the following Council Committees:

  • Council Compensation Committee
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Emergency Advisory Committee
  • Municipal Planning Committee
  • Chamber of Commerce Liaison
  • Community Futures Yellowhead East
  • Lac Ste. Anne Foundation

Derek Schlosser

Councillor Schlosser
derekschlosser@whitecourt.ca

derek schlosser

Councillor Schlosser has been on Council since 2009.  He is a teacher at Hilltop High School and previously served as a Town Councillor from 2004 to 2007.  Councillor Schlosser belongs to the following Council Committees:

  • Communities In Bloom Committee
  • Joint Liaison Committee
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Whitecourt Airport Advisory Committee
  • Whitecourt Mountain Bike Association
  • Whitecourt International Friendship Society
  • Whitecourt & Woodlands Winter Recreation Park Society