Yellowhead County council is divided into eight electoral divisions. Each division has a Councillor that has been elected by residents within the divisional boundaries. The Mayor is elected in a countywide vote. The Mayor and Council serve a four-year term. The Deputy Mayor is elected from within Council on an annual basis.
Results from the 2021 Yellowhead County Municipal Election
Wade Williams – Mayor
Patrick Soroka Division 1 – Evansburg and Area
Anthony Giezen Division 2 – Wildwood and Area
Penny Lowe Division 3 – Niton Junction/Carrot Creek Area
David Russell Division 4 – Shiningbank/Peers Area
Shawn Berry Division 5 – Wolf Creek/Pinedale Area
Brigitte Lemieux Division 6 – Edson Area
Dawn Mitchell Division 7 – Edson West
Ken Groat Division 8 – Hinton Area/Cadomin/Robb
For a full list and bios and contact information for each of the current Council members, visit our CivicWeb portal.
Governed by the Provincial Municipal Government Act, the Council passes bylaws that provide for, develop and maintain a viable municipality. The primary function of the County Chief Administrative Officer is to act as the principal liaison between Council and Administration and to oversee the Directorship and staff.