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Town Council of High Prairie


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Mayor Brian Panasiuk

780-523-6259
    mayor@highprairie.ca

"I would like to thank the people of High Prairie for your support.   I am looking forward to representing your concerns at town council.  I have raised my family here and I believe that we have an amazing town.   Like any town we have our challenges but I have confidence that we can continue to improve and grow.  Being new to town council, I recognize, I do not have all the answers and that there is lots to learn but I am excited to be part of the council that will help lead High Prairie into an exciting future."

Boards & Committees:

  • Disaster Services Committee
  • Inter-Municipal Committee
  • Heart River Foundation
  • Northern Alberta Mayor and Reeves Caucus (NAMRC)
  • Northern Alberta Elected Leaders (NAEL)
  • Community Partnership Team
  • Broadband Committee

Alternate on:

  • High Prairie & District Recreation Committee
  • High Prairie & District Museum & Historical Society




Councillor Donna Deynaka

780-507-2353
    donna.deynaka@highprairie.ca

"I was born and raised in High Prairie. I have a BA with a Major in psychology and a minor in history. I am a certified funeral celebrant. I have been a volunteer for victims services, the High Prairie agricultural society and past president of the palliative care society. I look forward to serving the residents of High Prairie for the next four years."





Boards & Committees:

  • Disaster Services Committee
  • High Prairie Municipal Library Board
  • High Prairie and District Museum & Historical Society
  • Bylaw Review Board
  • Budget Review Committee (Fire Department)

Alternate on: 

  • Federation of Alberta Gas Co-ops/Gas Alta Inc
  • Peace Library Board




Councillor Michael Long

780-536-6136
    michael.long@highprairie.ca







Boards & Committees:

  • Disaster Services Committee
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Bylaw Review Board
  • Budget Review Committee (Recreation)

Alternate on:

  • Heart River Foundation
  • Mackenzie Municipal Services Agency Board




Councillor Arlen Quartly


    aquartly@highprairie.ca







Boards & Committees:

  • Disaster Services Committee
  • High Prairie and District Recreation Committee
  • Inter-Municipal Committee
  • Federation of Alberta Gas Co-ops/Gas Alta inc.
  • High Prairie and District Waste Management Authority
  • Airport Commission
  • Budget Review Committee (Library)

Alternate on:

  • Bylaw Review Board


Deputy Mayor Debbie Rose

780-536-7349
    debbie.rose@highprairie.ca

Debbie Rose is long time business owner in the Town of High Prairie and has been involved in the insurance, financial and real estate industry for 30 years within the community.  Debbie did work in Community Relations and Special Events for Grande Prairie Regional College for 2 years as well.  Debbie is a long time community member and supporter of community – previous volunteer member of Sports Complex Society and High Prairie Minor Hockey and is excited to share that experience with residents of High Prairie through a role as a municipal councillor.  Debbie supports the growth and development of High Prairie through a strong collaborative relationship model of working with our neighbours, the County of Big Lakes and all First Nation and Metis partners.  “We are Stronger together”


Boards & Committees:

  • Disaster Services Committee
  • Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
  • High Prairie and District Recreation Committee
  • Inter- Municipal Committee
  • Big Lakes Family & Community Support Service
  • High Prairie and District Community & Health Foundation
  • Community Education Committee
  • Broadband Committee
  • Budget Review Committee (Library)

Alternate on:

  • High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce




Councillor Brian Gilroy

780-523-4942
    bgilroy@highprairie.ca






Boards & Committees:

  • Disaster Services Committee
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Lesser Slave Watershed Council
  • High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Mackenzie Municipal Services Agency Board
  • Broadband Committee
  • Budget Review Committee (Recreation)

Alternate on:

  • High Prairie and District Waste Management Authority
  • Big Lakes Family & Community Support Services
  • High Prairie and District Community & Health Foundation
  • Community Partnership Team
  • Community Education Committee




Councillor Judy Stenhouse


   judy.stenhouse@highprairie.ca






Boards & Committees:

  • Disaster Services Committee
  • Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
  • Big Lakes Family & Community Support Service
  • Bylaw Review Board
  • Budget Review Committee (Fire Department)

Alternate on:

  • Inter- Municipal Committee
  • Lesser Slave Watershed Council