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Mayor & Council

District of Mackenzie Council is comprised of a Mayor and six Councillors, elected for four year terms. Municipal Councils are elected by the people and make decisions on behalf of the residents of our municipality.

Meet our 2022 - 2026 Council members:

Council Committees

Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee

Council established the Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee (AIAC) with the intention of providing advice and recommendations to Council on matters relating to citizens with disabilities, seniors and other citizens with access barriers that may impede participation in everyday aspects of community living.

Mackenzie Wildfire Advisory Committee

The MWAC Terms of Reference are available for review. For further information about the committee's activities, please visit our Wildfire Protection page.


Diane Smith
Chief Administrative Officer

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Emily Kaehn
Director of Corporate Services

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2021 - 2025 Council Priorities

The purpose of setting Council priorities is to provide District staff with the direction needed to develop operational plans to achieve the Council’s vision. These priorities are reviewed annually to respond to new ideas and changes in circumstances that arise through the 2021-2025 period.

Community and Social Development

Our investment in the municipality's services and infrastructure, our commitment to principles of social equity and well-being, and our belief in the value of resident engagement, creates a healthy community in which everyone feels valued and enjoys a high quality of life.

Environmental Sustainability

The way we operate has an impact on the environment. We are committed to integrating sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance factors (ESG) into our decision making and business practices.

Economic Vitality

The District is a leader on efforts aimed at diversifying the community's economy, supporting local businesses, and attracting new investment to the community. Diversification, a strong business sector and new investment are key to our economic vitality.

Strong Governance and Finances

As the municipality's elected governing body, we serve all residents and businesses in the community. We engage residents and stakeholders on important issues and make our decisions through open and transparent processes. We are careful in our use of resources, mindful of the need to maintain programs and services, while also meeting the community's infrastructure needs.

Please see District of Mackenzie Council Priorities 2021–2025 for further detail.

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