Boards & Committees

Each year during the Organizational Meeting in October, Lamont County Council appoints elected officials and citizens to various boards and committees. These boards and committees are established by Council through bylaws and may be delegated certain duties such as providing advice to Council on a range of municipal issues.

Applications for Board and Committee members are posted here. Descriptions of each board and committee are listed below. 

 

Lamont County currently has openings available for:

  • Intermunicipal Subdivision Development & Appeal Board (ISDAB)

    • Up to 12 members, including from surrounding municipalities within Lamont County.
    • Appointment term runs to December 31, 2025.

  • Lamont County Library Board
    • Open positions on the Board (three-year term).
  • Board descriptions and qualifications for board members can be viewed in the Boards & Committees list below.

    Submit a Board & Committee Application

Lamont County Boards & Committees 

Internal (Lamont County)

The following boards and committees were established by Lamont County Council and departments. Click on the board/committee name for details including  members and the bylaw establishing the board or committee, where available.

Committee members hold a keen interest in sustainable agriculture within Lamont County. This includes concerns for the interest of property owners, producers and other parties affected by weeds and pests listed on the Weed Control Act and the Agricultural Pests Act.

Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge in one of the following areas:
  • Community representation or knowledge of community standards.
  • Plants designated under the Weed Control Act and declared pests under the Agricultural Pests Act.
  • An understanding of quasi-judicial function and role of members of a tribunal, and/or principles of administrative law and natural justice.
  • Ability to organize, read, understand and apply the Weed Control ActAgricultural Pest Act and the Municipal Government Act.
Agriculture Appeal Committee Bylaw

The Agricultural Service Board (ASB) strives to act with respect to, and assist in, proper land utilization and its production with a view to improving the economic well-being of the farmer, and to develop and promote agricultural policies to meet the needs of the agricultural community of Lamont County.

Council Representatives:
  • Neil Woitas (Chair)
  • David Diduck
  • Roy Anaka
  • Daniel Warawa
  • Aaron Wick
Agricultural Service Board Bylaw

FCSS is a partnership between Lamont County and the Government of Alberta; it provides locally driven, preventative social programs and initiatives to enhance the well-being of individuals, families and the community. This is a volunteer position. Members of the FCSS board meet bi-monthly. Board members must be residents of Lamont County.

Council Representatives:
  • Neil Woitas
  • Daniel Warawa (alternate)

The Intermunicipal Subdivision and Development Appeal Board shall hear all subdivision and development appeals, as set out in Part 17, Division 10 of the Municipal Government Act, in accordance with the MGA and ISDAB Bylaw 801.19.

Lamont County Community Adult Learning Council (CALC) is funded by Alberta Advanced Education. In order for Albertans to be able to participate actively in society, pursue further learning, and be successful in their work, the Province’s mandate for CALC is to enhance, directly or through referrals and partnerships, the following:
  • Basic adult literacy (reading, writing, numeracy)
  • proficiency in the English language
  • Basic digital skills
  • Foundational life skills
As a committee of Lamont County, Lamont County CALC is a 10-member volunteer board. It consists of interested elected officials from Lamont County municipalities and community members-at-large who have a declared interest in furthering the adult learning goals stated above.

Council Representatives:
  • David Diduck
  • Aaron Wick (alternate)

The MPC is the review body for subdivision applications and development permit applications considered to be discretionary. The MPC reviews and considers applications and makes recommendations to the appropriate authority.

Council Representatives:
  • Aaron Wick
  • Neil Woitas
  • Roy Anaka
 

Council Representatives:
  • Roy Anaka
  • Aaron Wick (alternate)

External (Outside of Lamont County Requesting County Representation)

The following are external boards and committees that Lamont County Council sit on as representatives for Lamont County. Click on the board/committee name for more information, including the council representative and links to association websites. 

Alberta HUB is the Regional Economic Development Alliance (REDA) of Northeast Alberta. Established in 2000 and incorporated as a not-for-profit society, Alberta HUB provides economic development support to its members and increases the awareness of the region as the place to invest, grow and live.

Alberta HUB Website

Council Representative:
  • Daniel Warawa 

Lamont County is a founding member of the Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA). AIHA is Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region and home to 40+ companies in a variety of sectors, including producing and processing oil, gas and petrochemicals, as well as advanced manufacturing.

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland extends into five different municipalities, for a total of 582 square kilometres of industrial-zoned land. Lamont County's Industrial Heartland policy area is located in the far west of the county, between RR 205 in the west and RR 193 in the east, and Twp Rd 571 in the north and Twp Rd 553 in the south.

AIHA Website

Council Representatives:
  • David Diduck 
  • Roy Anaka (alternate) 

The Beaver Hills Initiative was formed in 2002 with the need for regional collaboration to address development and land use planning within the moraine. Since then, the Initiative has grown to over 20 member organizations, which includes four local governments: Strathcona County, Lamont County, Beaver County and Leduc County. The BHI is the platform where members share and develop tools and knowledge to balance sustainable economic and human development with environmental conservation.

Beaver Hills Initiative Website

Council Representative:
  • Aaron Wick

John S. Batiuk Regional Water Commission Regulation

Council Representatives:
  • Daniel Warawa
  • Aaron Wick (alternate)

Lamont Public Library Board

Council Representatives:
  • David Diduck
  • Daniel Warawa (alternate)

Northeast Region CAER is a mutual aid emergency response association that was formed in 1991. Members include emergency management professionals, pipeline companies, chemical transporters, and area municipalities. Together, we train, plan and share best practices for emergency response in our 700 km2 area.

NRCAER Website

Council Representative:
  • Neil Woitas

The Northern Lights Library System (NLLS) is one part of the seven regional library systems across Alberta, helping deliver comprehensive, efficient library services to all Albertans, regardless of where they live. Working together, NLLS libraries in northeast Alberta are able to accomplish more than any single library could alone.

Northern Lights Library System Website

Council Representatives:
  • Daniel Warawa
  • David Diduck (alternate)

Council Representatives:
  • Roy Anaka
  • Neil Woitas
  • Aaron Wick (alternate)
 

The St. Michael Regional Solid Waste Commission has been established by the Lieutenant Governor in council under Alberta Regulation 232/99, to provide solid waste service to its Member Municipalities and to other customers as approved by the Board.

St. Michael Regional Solid Waste Commission Website

Council Representatives:
  • David Diduck
  • Daniel Warawa (alternate)
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Council Representative:
  • Aaron Wick

The Willingdon Seed Cleaning Co-op Ltd. is a farmer-owned co-op that serves shareholders as well as non-members to provide all kinds of grain processing services as well as seed treating and bagging. The Willingdon Seed Cleaning Co-op Ltd. is run democratically by an elected board of directors chosen yearly by members.

Willingdon Seed Cleaning Co-op Ltd. Website

Council Representative:
  • Roy Anaka

Council Representative:
  • Daniel Warawa

Council Representative:
  • Roy Anaka
  • Daniel Warawa (alternate)

Council Representative:
  • Aaron Wick