September 2, 2022

Board Members Wanted!

Are you a Yellowhead County resident with a few hours to spare? Want to volunteer your time to a good cause centred around your community? Look no further!

You can apply to become a Yellowhead County Board member and serve your community. We are now recruiting for:

  • FCSS (Family & Community Support Services) Board
    One position available. Meets six times per year in Wildwood, plus one additional regional meeting and conference each year.
  • Yellowhead County Heritage Advisory Board
    One position available. Meets four times per year in Wildwood. Can accomodate virtual attendance.
  • Subdivision Development Appeal Board
    One position available. Training required and provided.

Applications need to be in by October 3rd, and you can apply online at https://yellowheadcounty.civicweb.net/Portal/CitizenEngagement.aspx!

Call 780-723-4800 or 1-800-665-6030 if you have any questions!

FCSS BOARD: This seven member Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) advisory board provides advice to council and administration for the provision of preventive social services under the Family & Community Support Services Act & Regulation. The Board reviews programs for the volunteer community, seniors, adults, youth and children and reviews and approves grants to community organizations from funds budgeted by council for preventive services. This board meets 6-8 times/year on a weekday morning at the County
office in Wildwood.

HERITAGE ADVISORY BOARD: This five member board provides advice to council with respect to the development and maintenance of a heritage program. The board will advise council on the development of policy, budget, short and long term strategic planning and guidelines for funding projects, museums, community groups, businesses and individuals. This Board meets at the Wildwood county office at 9:30 AM on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 4 times a year.

SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD (SDAB): This Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) hears all appeals from decisions of the Subdivision and Development Authority of Yellowhead County pursuant to the Municipal Government Act. This Board meets at
Yellowhead County’s administration office in Edson as required. This is a four year term ending Oct. 31, 2025. Training required. All SDAB training costs covered.