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You can make a difference by being a public at large member on one of our Town Boards and Committees.

This is an excellent opportunity to bridge the gap between our constituents and to provide input into decisions facing the Town of Drumheller in the coming years.

In the fall of each year, the annual recruitment process begins for Town Boards and Committees.

Anyone interested in serving in this capacity are encouraged to apply when vacancies occur on boards and committees. Vacancies are advertised on the Town Page.

An Application to Serve Form is available here or by contacting Linda Handy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Councillor Appointments to Committees 2014 / 2015 adopted November 3, 2014

 

Commission

Members

Airport Commission (1)

  • Patrick Kolafa
  • 5 public at large members

Municipal Planning Commission (2)

  • Tom Zariski
  • Sharel Shoff
  • 5 public at large members

Palliser Regional Municipal Services (1)

  • Sharel Shoff

Drumheller Chamber of Commerce (1)

  • Mayor Terry Yemen

Drumheller & District Solid Waste Mgmt. Assoc. (1)

  • Patrick Kolafa
  • Ray Romanetz

Valley Bus Society (1)

  • Tara McMillan
  • Alan Kendrick

Drumheller Public Library Board (1)

  • Patrick Kolafa

Community Futures (1)

  • Sharel Shoff

Community Advisory Committee – RCMP(1)

  • Tom Zariski

Policing Committee(1)

  • Tom Zariski
  • 5 public at large

Crime Stoppers (1)

  • Tom Zariski

Citizens on Patrol(1)

  • Tom Zariski

Drumheller Agriculture & Stampede Board(1)

  • Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk

Drumheller & District Seniors Foundation(1)

  • Tom Zariski

Drumheller Housing Administration (1)

  • Jay Garbutt
  • 4 public at large

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board(2)

  • Jay Garbutt
  • Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk
  • 3 public at large

Disaster Service Committee(3)

  • Patrick Kolafa
  • Jay Garbutt
  • Mayor Terry Yemen

Communities in Bloom(2)

  • Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk
  • Tara McMillan

Community Standards Appeal Committee(3)

  • Jay Garbutt
  • Mayor Terry Yemen
  • Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk

Assessment Review Board(3)

  • Sharel Shoff
  • Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk
  • One Vacancy
  • 2 Public at Large

Economic Development Task Force(2)

  • Mayor Terry Yemen
  • Tara McMillan
  • 4 public at large

Red Deer River Municipal Users Group(1)

  • Mayor Terry Yemen

Aqua 7 Steering Committee

  •  Mayor Terry Yemen
  • Ray Romanetz

Revitalization Corporation (2)

  • Mayor Terry Yemen
  • Sharel Shoff

Taxi Commission (2)

  • Jay Garbutt
  • Patrick Kokafa

Heritage Steering Committee(1)

  • Tom Zariski

Drumheller & District Humane Society(1)

  • Tara McMillan

Badlands Facility Fundraising Committee

  • Sharel Shoff
  • Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk

Assessor

  • Rod Viske - Wildrose Assessment

Canadian Badlands Ltd.

  • Mayor Terry Yemen
  • Patrick Kolafa
  • Jay Garbutt

 

Assessment Review Board 

 

Hearings are held as required.

Please refer to the corresponding by-law for more information. 

The board consists of the following members: 

  • Councillor Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk 
  • Councillor Sharel Shoff
  • 2 Members of the Public at Large (vacant)

 

Economic Development Task Force (EDTK)

 

The EDTK is responsible for purposes of advising Town Council in matters pertaining to all kinds of activities which will improve the economic base, the cultural and environmental amenities of the community.

Meetings are held 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 1:30 PM.

For more information, please refer to the applicable by-law

The task force consists of the following members: 

 

Town Council Members

Town Administration

  • Mayor Terry Yemen
  • Councillor Tara McMillan
  • CAO Ray Romanetz
  • EDO Cody Glydon

Community Representatives

Public at Large Members

  • Shelley Rymal, Chamber
  • Mike Todor, Community Futures
  • Reeve Barry Hoover, Starland County
  • Brock Harrington
  • Ron Lunman
  • Summer Manca
  • Diana Rowe

 

Drumheller Public Library Board

 

Meetings are held 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 6:00 PM in the Library’s Large Meeting Room

Librarian Emily Hollingshead’s Email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information, please refer to the corresponding by-law. You may also review the board's minutes here

The board consists of the following members: 

 

Town Council Member

Public at Large Members

  • Councillor Patrick Kolafa

 

  • Leila Bjerland
  • Rodney Black
  • Lizabeth Dube
  • Elizabeth Gallagher
  • Margaret Nagy
  • Margaret Nielson
  • Linda Traquair
  • Allyson Wagner

 

Municipal Planning Commission (MPC)

 

The mandate of the Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) is to advise and decide on land use, planning, development and subdivision issues. 

They act as the principal advisory committee of Town of Drumheller for planning matters. 

Meetings are held Thursday at noon as required.

You may contact our Development Officer by calling (403) 823-1310 or sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information, please refer to the current policy. You may also read the minutes of the commission's meetings here

Members of the Municipal Planning Commission include the following:

 

Town Council Members

Public at Large Members

  • Councillor Sharel Shoff
  • Councillor Tom Zariski
  • Sharon Clark
  • Shawn Francis
  • Clayton Gillis
  • Stacey Gallagher
  • Scott Kuntz

 

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB)

 

The SDAB hears appeals arising from the decision of the Development Officer and / or Municipal Planning Commission based on interpretation of the Land Use Bylaw and Municipal Development Plan. The Board’s decision may be appealed to the Court of Appeal of Alberta.

Hearings held as required.

Secretary to the SDAB Linda Handy’s Email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Members of the SDAB include the following:

 

Town Council Members

Public at Large Members

  • Councillor Jay Garbutt
  • Councillor Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk
  • Karen Ann Bertamini
  • Don Guidolin

 

Drumheller Housing Administration (DHA)

 

The DHA is the management body for community and affordable housing in Drumheller.

Meetings are held second Tuesday monthly at noon.

The board is made up of the following individuals:

 

Town Council Members

Public at Large Members

  • Councillor Jay Garbutt
  • Bob Sheddy
  • Gerald Martynes
  • Kandace Wylie-Toews
  • Ray Page
  • One Vacancy

 

Policing Committee

 

Meetings are held as called. Please refer to the corresponding by-law for more information. 

The committee is consisted of the following: 

 

Town Council Members

  • Councillor Tom Zariski

Town Administration

  • CAO Ray Romanetz
  • Director of Protective Services Greg Peters
  • Staff Sgt. Art Hopkins

Public at Large Members (5)

  • Fred Makowecki
  • Jim Decore
  • George Kalley
  • Larry Keddie
  • Karen Neill
  • Brian Holsworth
  • Patrice Wolf