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Committees and Appointments

Seven Councillors sit on Council. As part of their duties, they are also required to sit on one or more Standing and Special Committees as well as represent the Municipality on various other bodies. The Warden is a member of all standing committees, and at the Warden's discretion, a member of all special committees. These committees advise Council (as a whole) on various, specialized issues. They are:

Audit Committee
All members of Council (2017)

Building Code & Unsightly Premises
Deputy Warden Floyd Shatford (2017)
Councillor Tina Connors (2017)

Citizens Landfill Monitoring Committee
Council term = one year
Public term = two years

Bernice Levy (2017)
Jack Shaw (2017)
Cynthia Ferranino-Lohnes (2016)
Robery Mitchell (2017)
Councillor Danielle Barkhouse (2017)
Councillor Sharon Church (2017)

Citizens Planning Advisory Committee
John Carroll (2014)
Nancy Greene (2014)
Mark Narsansky (2014)
Trevor Hume (2014)
Matt Nightingale (2014)
Debbie Reeves (2014)
Arthur Backman (2014)
Heather Brooker (2016)
Mary Ellen Clancey (2014) - Municipal Area Advisory Chair
Carol Nauss (2014) - Village Area Advisory Chair
Warden Allen Webber (2017)

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Committee of the Whole
All members of Council (2017)

Joint Building/Fire Inspection Services Steering Committee
Warden Allen Webber (2017)
Councillor Marshal Hector (2017)

Joint Fire Services Committee
Robert Manuel (2016)
Angela Jessome (2016)
Debra Bond (2016)

Landfill Consultation Committee
Warden Allen Webber

Municipal Area Advisory Committee
Council term = one year
Public term = two year

Leslie Taylor (2017)
Mary Ellen Clancey (2017)
Carol Nauss (2017)
Debbie Reeves (2017)
Roy Conrad (2017)
Larry Keddy (2016)
Herb Fraser (2016)
Councillor Sharon Church (2017)
Councillor Abdella Assaff (2017)

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RCMP Advisory Board
Term = one year

Hans Stokkeskog (2017)
Blair Armstrong (2017)
David Murdoch (2017)
Warden Allen Webber (2017)
Deputy Warden Floyd Shatford (2017)
Councillor Tina Connors (2017)
Appointment by the Minister of Justice

Recreation & Parks Committee
Term = three years

Lesley Taylor (2016)
District 2 representative - VACANT
Brad Armstrong (2017)
Kevin Marczak (2017)
Adam Kaizer (2015)
Susan Larder (2015)
Christine Rafuse (2016)
Councillor Sharon Church (2017)
Alternate – Councillor Danielle Barkhouse (2017)

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Sherbrooke Lake Access Advisory Committee
Councillor Tina Connors (2017)
Hugh Harper (2017) - 3-year term
Heather Dyment (2017) - 2-year term

Spectacle Lake Watershed Advisory Committee
Council term = one year
Public term = two years

VACANT – 2014 Agreed to leave vacant until required
VACANT – 2014 Agreed to leave vacant until required
Nancy Hatch (2017) - Village of Chester Commission
Councillor Marshal Hector
Councillor Danielle Barkhouse
Councillor Sharon Church
Warden Allen Webber

Village Area Advisory Committee
Council term = one year
Public term = two years
Village Commission term = two years

Carol Nauss (2016)
Ray Cambria (2016)
Kerry Keddy (2016)
Brad Armstrong (2017)
Nancy Hatch (2017) - Village of Chester Commission
Councillor Danielle Barkhouse (2017)
Councillor Sharon Church (2017)

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Water Quality Monitoring Committee
Term = one year, renewable

Kathy Gamache (2017) - Aspotogan Heritage Trust
Mary Ellen Clancey (2017) - Municipal Area Advisory Committee
John McNeil (2017) - Fox Point Lake Owners Associations
Ged Stonehouse (2017) - Aspotogan Developments
Blake McDonald (2017) - Technical Consultant
Deputy Warden Floyd Shatford (2017)

Besides being appointed to Special and Standing Committees, Councillors are also required to represent Council on various other bodies. These bodies are,
 
Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation
Councillor Sharon Church

Church Memorial Park Trustees
Councillor Marshal Hector

Community Use of Schools Committee - Aspotogan Consolidated Elementary School
Warden Allen Webber
Deputy Warden Floyd Shatford
Councillor Tina Connors

Community Use of Schools Committee - Forest Heights Community  School
Warden Allen Webber
Councillor Abdella Assaff
Councillor Tina Connors 

Fire Advisory Committee
Deputy Warden Floyd Shatford
Councillor Marshal Hector

Highway 103 Committee
Councillor Abdella Assaff

Louisiana Pacific Community Liaison Committee
Councillor Marshal Hector

Lunenburg County Victorian Order of Nurses
Councillor Tina Connors

Region 6 Inter-Municipal Committee
Deputy Warden Floyd Shatford

Regional Emergency Measures (REMO)
Warden Allen Webber
Deputy Warden Floyd Shatford
Councillor Danielle Barkhouse (alternate) 

Senior Safety Program for Lunenburg County
Councillor Tina Connors

South Canoe Community Liaison Committee
Councillor Tina Connors
Councillor Sharon Church 

South Shore Housing Action Coalition
Councillor Abdella Assaff

South Shore Regional Enterprise Network - Liaison & Oversight Committee
Councillor Danielle Barkhouse

South Shore Regional Library Board
Councillor Tina Connors 

Southwest Regional Community Advisory Board
Councillor Abdella Assaff 

Victorian Order of Nurses
Councillor Tina Connors

Western Region Corwn Land Stakeholder Interaction Committee
Councillor Danielle Barkhouse

Western Regional Housing Authority
Eric Hagen (representing the Municipality)

Zoe Valle Library Municipal Trustee
Councillor Danielle Barkhouse

There are several positions with the Municipality that Council appoints. Sometimes staff are appointed and sometimes citizens are appointed. They are:

Auditors
Grant Thornton (Financial)

Chief Building Inspector
Brent Haase, Building Inspector

Development Officer
Heather Archibald

Acting Development Officers
Tara Maguire, Director of Community Development

Emergency Measures Coordinator (Municipal)
tbd

Fences Arbitration Committee
tbd 

Fire Inspector
Erin Schurman-Kolb 

Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Responsible Officer
Tammy Wilson, CAO (Appointed)
Dan Pittman, Records Management & Quality Control Officer (Delegated)

Returning Officer
Samuel Lamey, Municipal Solicitor

Sexual Harrassment Policy Administrator
Tammy Wilson, CAO

Sexual Harrassment Policy Advisor
Pam Myra, Municipal Clerk

Sheep Valuer
Stacy Keddy

Solicitor
Samuel Lamey

Town Crier
Garry Zwicker

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