Boards & Committees Listing

Greenview welcomes community members to assist in making decisions that represent Greenview’s best interest as determined by each board’s mandate.

If you have expertise or interest in any of the following areas, please fill out an application for an Appointment to a Municipal Board/Committee.

The application form can be found here.

Municipal District of Greenview No. 16’s Agricultural Service Board is appointed under the Agricultural Service Board Act of Alberta.  A.S.B.’s were first conceived by Alberta Agriculture in 1945. The intent was to have a local grassroots body to work with area agricultural producers on issues and concerns specific to that municipality.  Every rural municipality in Alberta has an appointed Agricultural Service Board.   The A.S.B. and agricultural department staff under the supervision of an Agricultural Fieldman, work under the Agricultural Service Board Act, the Weed Control Act, Agricultural Pests Act, the Soil Conservation Act and the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Acts.

Currently, Councillor Dave Berry and Councillor Bill Smith along with 5 appointed members are on this board.

Alberta Care focuses on coordinating recycling and waste management activities at the community level, establishing partnerships that will bring together diverse interest groups towards a common focus and implementation strategy for recycling and waste management, promoting recycling and waste management as part of the day to day lifestyle and culture of Albertans and promote awareness of new recycling initiatives to the general publCurreic.

Currently, Councillor Ryan Ratzlaff sits on this board.

The Audit Committee works with the Council-appointed auditors to help guide the yearly financial audit of the municipality.

Currently, Councillor Tom Burton, Councillor Dale Smith, and Councillor Sally Rosson sit on this committee.

Canfor establishes this Committee with one representative from Council.  The Committee’s role is to act as a sounding board for issues that affect Canfor’s management of their Foreset Management Area.  Canfor’s FMA includes the area east of the Smoky River, south to Grande Cache and east to the Little Smoky River.  Meetings are held monthly.

Currently, Councillor Christine Schlief sits on this committee.

The Grovedale Cemetery is one of six cemeteries within Greenview.  Council has established a bylaw appointing five community members to the committee as well as one Councillor.  The Cemetery Committees run on three-year terms with this term ending October of 2022.

Currently, Councillor Christine Schlief, along with 5 appointed members at large sit on this committee.

The Little Smoky Cemetery is one of six cemeteries within Greenview.  Council has established a bylaw appointing five community members to the committee as well as one Councillor.  The Cemetery Committees run on three-year terms with this term ending October of 2022.

Currently, Councillor Ryan Ratzlaff and 5 appointed members at large sit on this committee.

Council has established a bylaw appointing five community members to the committee as well as one Councillor.

Currently, Councillor Winston Delorme and 5 appointed members at large sit on this committee.

The New Fish Creek Cemetery is one of six cemeteries within Greenview.  Council has established a bylaw appointing five community members to the committee as well as one Councillor.

Currently, Councillor Dale Smith and 5 appointed members at large sit on this committee.

The Sunset House Cemetery is one of six cemeteries within Greenview.  Council has established a bylaw appointing five community members to the committee as well as one Councillor.

Currently, Councillor Dave Berry and 5 appointed members at large sit on this committee.

The Valleyview Cemetery Committee was set up to look after the operation, maintenance and policies of the Valleyview Cemetery.  This committee meets on an as-needed basis.

Currently, Councillor Sally Rosson sits on this committee.

The CEC is comprised of members of the Student Council, First Nations, Metis, Municipalities, Chamber of Commerce and community groups.  With these groups, they work to identify program services and needs for their communities and will assist the college with marketing and recruitment activities.

Previously this was one committee that looked after regional business.  They have not split into the two communities.

Nominees will participate in the CEDC for a two-year term, ending 2024.

Currently, Councillor Ryan Ratzlaff sits on the Northern Lakes College Community Education Committee for Fox Creek.

Councillor Sally Rosson sits on the Northern Lakes College Community Education Committee for Valleyview.

The Board’s role is to help to guide and plan Community Futures operations, sit on Investment Review Committee and make investments decisions to approve or decline load applications, report back to respective communities and organizations regarding Community Futures activities, projects and events and to act as a liaison to respective communities and organizations.  One member of Greenview is appointed to the board.  The Community Futures Board meets monthly.

**Alternates are not accepted on the board.

Currently, Councillor Bill Smith sits on this board.

The Board’s mandate is to promote economic growth and development within the West Yellowhead Region which includes Grande Cache and the surrounding Cooperatives and Enterprises.  CFWY is a corporation in which the MD of Greenview holds 20% shares.

Currently, Councillor Tylers Olsen sits on this board, with Councillor Duane Didow as the alternate.

The Crooked Creek Recreation Club operates the Crooked Creek arena, which is owned by Greenview.  It is felt there is a need to have a Councillor on this Committee to ensure the Crooked Creek Recreation Club stays financially sustainable.

Currently, Councillor Jennifer Scott sits on the board with Councillor Tom Burton as the alternate.

Consisting of eleven members from the communities of Goodwin, Puskwaskau, DeBolt, Crooked Creek, Clarkson Valley, Sturgeon Heights and one member from Council.  The board’s mandate is to provide recreation services for these areas.  The board meets monthly to provide direction on issues of funding, program needs and facility enhancement and operation.

Currently, Councillor Tom Burton sits on this board with Councillor Jennifer Scott as the alternate.

The Emergency Management Committee was established to act as the agent of the Council to carry out the Council’s statutory powers and obligations.

Currently, Councillor Winston Delorme, Councillor Sally Rosson, Councillor Dave Berry and Deputy Reeve sit on this board with the Reeve as Ex Officio.

Evergreens Foundation is a board established under the Alberta Housing Act.  This board is one of three within Greenview and is comprised of member municipalities, including the MD of Yellowhead #94, the Towns of Grande Cache, Hinton, Evansburg and Edson, and the MD of Greenview.  Their mandate is to deal with issues regarding the senior’s lodge, apartments, and low-income housing in the respective municipalities.  The Evergreens Foundation meets monthly in Edson.

Meetings are generally held every second month, on the second Thursday of the month at 10:00 am.  Location of the meeting is most often in Edson, due to central location, however, teleconferences are held when the agenda allows for it.

Currently, Councillor Winston Delorme sits on this board, with Councillor Duane Didow as the alternate.

Synergy Alberta is a non-profit organization that supports multi-stakeholder collaborative initiatives, referred to as Synergy Groups, throughout Alberta.  The group will foster information sharing and understanding regarding resource development and its impacts on local communities.  Synergy Groups are community-based and can include active participation from the community, industry, government departments, and the Alberta Energy Regulator.  Participation in the groups is voluntary and they do not replace consultation or regulatory bodies.  Mutual understanding is promoted through education and respectful dialogue to assist at all stages of industrial development.

Currently, Councillor Ryan Ratzlaff sits on this board with Councillor Dale Smith as the alternate.

Administration is working with the recreation boards to establish a mutual agreement.

Currently, Councillor Ryan Ratzlaff sits on this board and Councillor Dave Berry as the alternate.

As per Council’s direction administration entered into an agreement with the Golden Triangle Consortium for a three-year term.  The Golden Triangle Consortium partners include the Town of Whitecourt, Fox Creek, Swan Hills and Woodlands County.  These partners each contribute to keep the Golden Triangle Trails open and maintained.

Currently, Councillor Dave Berry sits on this consortium.

The primary purpose of the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation is to enhance the quality of health care in the community by raising money for the needs of the QEII Regional Hospital and the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital.  The Foundation plays a critical role in funding for essential specialized equipment, major projects, education and patient care programs for which there is no other funding.

Currently, Councillor Dale Smith sits on this foundation with Councillor Jennifer Scott as the alternate.

Currently, Councillor Roxie Rutt sits on this board.

Currently, Councillor Christine Schlief sits on this board with Councillor Tom Burton as the alternate.

The Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association is an ambassador for the Grande Prairie Region and is the visible voice for the industry.  Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association is a non-profit marketing organization funded by partnership fees, memberships, marketing programs and fundraising initiatives.  GPRTA is dedicated to increasing local business revenue by promoting Grande Prairie through every possible marketing avenue and is continually seeking new opportunities to showcase the region.  We are a tourism destination marketing organization (DMO) working in conjunction with Travel Alberta as a Tourism Destination Region (TDR) helping promote tourism by negotiating and investing in marketing programs and partnership proposals.

Currently, Councillor Duane Didow sits on this board with Councillor Tom Burton as the alternate.

This is the second foundation of three and is comprised of member representatives from the municipalities quotes for the Grande Prairie Ambulance, plus MD 19, MD 20, the Village of Rycroft and the Town of Spirit River.  Their mandate is to deal with issues regarding the senior’s lodge, apartments, and low-income housing in the respective municipalities.  The foundation meets monthly.

Currently, Councillor Tom Burton sits on this Foundation, with Councillor Christine Schlief as the alternate.

The Green View FCSS Board is comprised of seven members; one from the Town of Valleyview Council, one Town of Valleyview resident, two from Councillors from Greenview and three Greenview residents – all appointed by their respective councils.  The role of the committee is to promote Community Support Services and Programs within the Town and MD under a joint agreement.  Their mandate is to provide programs that must be preventive in nature and enhance the social well-being of individuals and families through promotion or intervention strategies provided at the earliest opportunity.  The Board meets on the Wednesday following Committee of the Whole every month.

Currently, Councillor Sally Rosson, Councillor Duane Didow, and Councillor Christine Schlief (Alternate) as well as three appointed members at large sit on this Board.

The Greenview Regional Multiplex Board Terms of Reference specifies that the board shall consist of seven voting members.  The following is the board’s voting membership; two elected officials from Greenview Council; two elected officials from the Town of Valleyview Council, two members at large appointed by Greenview and one appointed by the Town of Valleyview.

Currently, Councillor Sally Rosson, Councillor Jennifer Scott, and 5 appointed members sit on this board.

The Greenview Regional Waste Management Commission is a partnership between the Town of Valleyview, the Town of Fox Creek, and the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16. As of January 1, 2010, the facility came under the management of the MD.  The Greenview Regional Landfill is a Class II Municipal Solid Waste Landfill that accepts commercial, industrial and institutional waste from the three communities as well as private companies within the member communities.

Currently, Councill Ryan Ratzlaff, Councillor Sally Rosson, and Councillor Dale Smith (alternate) along with one appointment member sit on this commission.

The Grovedale/South Wapiti Recreation Board was established to provide recreational services to the Grovedale area.

Currently, Councillor Bill Smith sits on this board.

The last of the three foundations consists of the municipalities to the northeast of Greenview.  Their mandate is to deal with issues regarding the senior’s lodge, apartments, and low-income housing in the respective municipalities.  The foundation meets monthly.

Currently, Councillor Dale Smith sits on this board.

The High Prairie Resources Advisory Council meets quarterly in High Prairie.

Currently, Councillor Dale Smith sits on this council and Councillor Tom Burton as the alternate.

International Paper Committee, formerly Weyerhaeuser International Paper.

Currently, Councillor Tom Burton sits on this committee with Councillor Christine Schlief as the alternate.

This committee consists of both the Town of Valleyview Council and Greenview Council. This is an ad-hoc committee that reviews proposals and issues that jointly affect the Town and Greenview.

Council as a Whole sits on this committee.

The MD of Greenview Library Board was established in 2019 due to the dissolution of Grande Cache.  This library board governs the Grande Cache and DeBolt libraries and acts as the primary liaison for the Valleyview, Grande Prairie and Fox Creek Libraries, as well as the Peace Library System.

Due to the expiration of agreements with Valleyview, Fox Creek and Grande Prairie, the MD of Greenview Library Board is taking over the negotiations of these agreements and will be responsible for recommending members for appointment.

Currently, Councillor Tom Burton, Councillor Tyler Olsen and eight appointment members sit on this board.

Currently, Councillor Ryan Ratzlaff and Councillor Dave Berry (alternate) sit on this board.

Nitehawk Recreation Area has been in existence since 1960 and is run by a board of directors, a dedicated team of volunteers and a hard-working crew of staff.

Currently, Councillor Tyler Olsen and Councillor Christine Schlief (alternate) sit on this board.

Currently, Councillor Christine Schlief and Councillor Winston Delorme (alternate) sit on this board.

The Northern Transportation Advocacy Bureau (NTAB) is a joint committee created through a partnership of PREDA and REDI.

The focus of this committee is to highlight the need for transportation infrastructure in Alberta’s Northwest to ensure our region is competitive and efficiently access the global markets.

Currently, Councillor Tom Burton sits on this board.

PACE is an organization that provides a variety of services in the Grande Prairie community and area, including crisis intervention, family support, educational workshops, and counselling services involving sexual abuse, sexual assault, child abuse and trauma.

PACE meets once a month at the Grande Prairie PACE Office.

Currently, Councillor Jennifer Scott sits on this Board.

The goal of the Peace Library System Board is to help municipalities meet the information, educational and cultural needs of their residents in the most cost-effective and efficient way.  It provides a regional network of 30 public and 52 school libraries in an effective way of connecting residents and a way for member libraries to share resources and expertise, serving all of northwestern Alberta.

Unlike the previous Library Boards, Peace Library System requires a Council representative to speak to the needs of Greenview.

Currently, Councillor Tom Burton and Councillor Jennifer Scott (alternate) sit on this board.

The Alliance is a consortium of municipalities, businesses and business groups across northwest Alberta having an interest in designing and managing a regional economic development strategy for the area.  PREDA believes that by creating the conditions in which investment thrives, the evolution of new business developments will naturally follow.  It focuses its initiatives on improving technological capabilities, identifying new sources of capital, improving entrepreneurship, and developing human resources.

Currently Councillor Dale Smith, and Councillor Jennifer Scott (Alternate) wit on this board.

Administration is reviewing all Policies for any changes needed to bring the Policies up-to-date.  The Policy Review Committee is given copies of the updated policies for review and concerns.  Meetings are bi-monthly or as needed at the Greenview Administration Building.

Currently, Councillor Sally Rosson, Councillor Tom Burton, and Councillor Jennifer Scott sit on this committee.

SARDA is a non-profit organization which conducts research related to agriculture.  It is one of the six applied research associations across the province (one in every agricultural region). The main goal of SARDA is to facilitate the transfer of new technology and sound production practices from research institutions and industry to local producers by establishing farm demonstrations and applied research trials in the South East Peace REgion.

Currently, Councillor Dale Smith and Councillor Dave Berry (alternate) sit on this association.

The purpose of the SPRA Society is to gather, preserve, and share the historical records of municipalities, organizations, businesses, families, and individuals within the region, both now and in the future.  These records reflect the personal, cultural, social, economic, and political life of the South Peace River Country of Alberta and are in all formats and media, including textual records, maps, plans, drawings, photographs, film and sound recordings.

Currently, Councillor Christine Schlief and Councillor Jennifer Scott (alternate) sit on this board.

The SDAB was established by the Municipal Government Act and consists of five members at large.  The SDAB hears appeals lodged against all development permits and those subdivisions that are defined within the Act.  The SDAB meets on an as-needed basis, approximately six times per year, but his can vary.  Members of the SDAB cannot be members of the Municipal Planning Commission.

Currently, this board consists of 5 members at large.

A not-for-profit society formed in 2010, the River of Death and Discovery Dinosaur Museum Society (RDDDMS) operates the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum under a tenancy lease agreement with the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 and extends an endowed professorship in paleontology with the University of Alberta.

Currently, Councillor Tyler Olsen and Councillor Tom Burton (alternate) sit on this society.

Representatives from the Town of Valleyview and Greenview meet on an as-needed basis to discuss operations.

Currently, Councillor Jennifer Scott, Councillor Sally Rosson, Councillor Dale Smith and Councillor Ryan Ratzlaff (alternate) sit on this board.

Under the agreement with the Town of Valleyview, Greenview has a Councillor appointed to this Board.  The purpose of the Recreation Board is to develop policies and implement programs, which are carried out by the Recreation Director.  The board meets monthly.

Currently, Councillor Sally Rosson, Councillor Dave Berry (Alternate) as well as 3 appointed members at large.

The Valleyview Seed Cleaning Plant meets approximately three times a year.

Currently, Councillor Dave Berry sits on this board.

VSI is a program that provides a cost-shared service to the livestock producers within our municipality.  A yearly meeting is held in December to discuss fee schedules and services provided by VSI.

Currently, Councillor Dale Smith and Councillor Dave Berry (alternate) sit on this board.

The Wapiti River Water Management (WRWMP) Stakeholder Group consists of municipalities within the region as well as provincial and federal government departments, industry, user groups and the MIghty Peace Watershed Alliance.  The group is tasked with providing recommendations to the Provincial  Government.

Currently, Councillor Bill Smith and Councillor Tom Burton (alternate) sit on this committee.

This Committee was established by Weyerhaeuser and is comprised of stakeholders who have an interest in their Forest Management Area.  The committee meets monthly to discuss issues and concerns raised about Weyerhaeuser’s F.M.A. practices.

Currently, Councillor Christine Schlief and Councillor Duane Didow (alternate) sit on this committee.