The Village of Empress

is nestled between the Red Deer River and the South Saskatchewan River, at the eastern edge of Alberta. There is a wild feel to this quaint village surrounded by expansive farms and ranches, pronghorns, coyotes and so many different species of birds. The recreation opportunities for adventurers and star-gazers are boundless. Come and see for yourself!

Staff & Contact


Chief Administrative Officer: Angela Duncan, Wildwillow Enterprises*
Assistant Chief Administrative Officer: Carrie Loose
Chief Financial Officer: Shelley Vaughan, Wildwillow Enterprises*
Grant Coordinator: Heather Luhtala, Wildwillow Enterprises*
Office Assistant: Tamara Ravenwood
Municipal Advisor: Wendy Wildman, Wildwillow Enterprises*

* Wildwillow Enterprises has been contracted to provide Chief Administrative Officer and various administrative services, remotely.


Public Works

Public Works Supervisor: Dennis Wies
Public Works Support: Seasonal, so nobody at the moment.


Office Hours & Contact

Tuesday – Friday 8:30 am to 12 Noon
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Bill Payments


P.O. Box 159, #6 – 3rd Avenue West
Empress, Alberta  T0J 1E0
Where is Empress?
Phone: 403-565-3938
Fax: 403-565-2010
Emergency & after hours: To be determined


Director of Emergency Management: Mayor Arlen Johnston

Deputy Director of Emergency Management: Fire Chief Chad Van Dam

See our Meet Your Council webpage.



ATB Financial

Empress Agency Tuesday – Friday 9:30 am to 12 Noon
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Same office 6 – 3rd Ave W 403-565-3939
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