The Village of Empress

is situated on the West side of the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and serves as a center to the surrounding farming and ranching community of 1,500 people. It has been a focal point for many activities in the area. It is also at the geographical center of many large cities in Western Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina.

Council Committee Appointments

2019/20 Board and Committee Appointments

  • Airport Advisory Committee  – Bruce Johnson, Neal Sunderland, Roy Gill, Ken Rafa, Ken Gill, Steve Springett
  • Acadia Foundation – Sandra Crooker
  • Assessment Review Board – Roy Gill
  • Palliser Regional Municipal Services – Sandra Crooker-alternate Roy Gill
  • Palliser Economic Partnership – Roy Gill,  Council Alternate Sandra Crooker, CAO Ross
  • SAMDA – Roy Gill,-alternate Council rep – Sandra Crooker, CAO Ross, Dawna Martin
  • Empress Hospital Advisory Board – Sandra Crooker, Neal Sunderland, Darlene Gill, Ken Rafa
  • Community Hall Advisory Board – Carman Cooper, Darlene Gill, Joan Bouvier, Don Farnden, Bev Farnden, Clint Steinley, Dawna Martin, Cathy Cox
  • Big Country Waste Management – Roy Gill
  • Big Country Medical Dental Board – Sandra Crooker
  • Municipal Planning Commission – Carman Cooper- Roy Gill, Dawna Martin
  • Subdivision & Development Appeal Board – Sandra Crooker
  • Oyen & District Health Foundation – Sandra Crooker
  • Red Deer River Watershed – Sandra Crooker-alternate – Roy Gill
  • Disaster Services – Sandra Crooker, Roy Gill, Carman Cooper
  • Canadian Badlands – Sandra Crooker,  Roy Gill, CAO Ross
  • Mayor and Reeves – Roy Gill
  • Director of Disaster Services – CAO Debbie Ross
  • Deputy Director of Disaster Services – Darlene Gill
  • Development Officer – CAO Debbie Ross
  • FOIP Coordinator – CAO Debbie Ross
  • Marigold Library Board – Nora Sunderland
  • Subdivision & Development Appeal Board – appointed as required
  • Municipal Library Board – Sandra Crooker, Violet Lohr, Nora Sunderland, Kelly Burgess, Dony Habich, Joan Bouvier
  • Parks, Trails and Recreation Advisory Board – Carman Cooper, Roy Gill, Dawna Martin,  Mike Prosser, Laura Munro, Paul Munro


Contact our Village Office:

Phone: (403) 565-3938
Fax: (403) 565-2010

Box 159, #6 – 3rd Avenue
Empress, Alberta T0J 1E0

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