Board & Governance

The Community Futures Tawatinaw Region team is powered by its Board of Directors. Our board members really care about the community and understand the challenges of owning a business. Meet our Board of Directors:

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Blair Kneller

BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIR
Town of Westlock

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Barbara Smith

VICE CHAIR
Village of Boyle

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Stan Brooks

BOARD OF DIRECTORS SECRETARY/TREASURER
Westlock County Member at Large

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Sandra Melzer

DIRECTOR
MD of Lesser Slave River

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Christine Bilsky

DIRECTOR
Athabasca County

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Randy Wold

DIRECTOR
Town of Westlock

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Lawrence Giffin

DIRECTOR
Town of Morinville

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Issac Skuban

WESTLOCK COUNTY

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Bill Nimmo

DIRECTOR
Gibbons

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Paul Ponich

DIRECTOR
Athabasca County

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David Pacholak

DIRECTOR
Town of Athabasca

Board Criteria

Excerpt from Amended Articles of Association (September 2018). Click here for the complete document.

Article 6 Board of Directors and Officers

6.02 The Corporation will be governed by a Board composed of up to fourteen (14) Directors comprised of the following:

a) Five (5) Directors shall be appointed by the Appointing Bodies with each Appointing Body being entitled to appoint one Director;

b) One (1) Director shall be appointed from the Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce, or such other name as it may be known by from time to time; and

c) Up to eight (8) Directors shall be elected by the Members on a rotating 2-year basis, in accordance with the procedure outlined in Article 12.

6.03 No Director shall be elected to the Board for more than four (4) consecutive two-year terms. A person is eligible for re-election to the Board after a one (1) year absence from an elected position. No Appointed Member shall be on the Board for more than eight (8) consecutive one (1) year terms.

6.04 a) On an annual basis, the Board will elect an Executive Committee comprised of a Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary-Treasurer from amongst the Members generally. This will be done by secret ballot and all Board members (both elected and appointed) will be eligible to vote.

        b) The Executive Committee will be comprised of a Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary-Treasurer (as aforesaid) and Past Chair. The Past Chair will be a non-voting member of the Executive Committee. The terms of reference of the Executive Committee will be specified in a policy document passed by the Board.

Are you a prominent member of our business community and looking to make a difference?

Impact the growth of our community and join our board. We’re always looking for great people to help better our business community here in Tawatinaw Region and offer new growth opportunities to Tawatinaw Region based entrepreneurs.

Contact Us

10611 - 100 Avenue
Westlock, AB  T7P 2J4
P: 780-349-2903
E: kharrismartin@albertacf.com
  

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Communities Served

Abee, Alcomdale, Alpen, Athabasca, Atmore, Beamer, Bon Accord, Bondiss, Boyle, Busby, Calahoo, Calling Lake, Carbondale, Cardiff, Chisolm, Clyde, Colinton, Coronado, County of Athabasca, County of Thorhild, Dapp, Duagh, Egremont, Ellscott, Fawcett, Flatbush, Gibbons, Grassland, Halasa, Hondo, Island Lake, Island Lake South, Jarvie, Kerensky, Lamoureux, Lancaster Park, Larkspur, Legal, Sturgeon County, Westlock County, Meanook, Mearns, Mewatha Beach, Morinville, Namao, Nesto, Newbrook, Opal, Perryvale, Pibroch, Pickardville, Pine Sands, Radway, Red Water, Riviere Qui Barre, Rochester, Smith, South Baptiste, Sunset Beach, Tawatinaw, Thorhild, Villeneuve, Vimy, Westlock, Whispering Hills, White Gull