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Reeve - Bob Barss, Division 7 Councilor

Phone: 780-754-2195
Cell: 780-842-7309
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Bob Barss is the Reeve and councilor for Division 7 in the MD of Wainwright. He was elected in 1997 and is serving his 6 term as councilor. He was elected reeve in 1997 and has been in that position ever since. In 2001 Bob was elected as the representative for the North East Region of Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties. He held this position for 9 years until he became president if AAMDC. He was president for 4 years until he stepped down in 2014. Bob was represented Rural Alberta on the Alberta Recycling Management Authority starting in 2008 and ending his term in 2017. He was chairman of the ARMA for 5 years.

Bob and his wife Susan farm on land they purchased from his parents. They raised 2 daughters on the farm and are proud grandparents to 2 grand daughters.

Reeve Barss sits on the following Boards and Committees:

  • Agricultural Service Board - Chairman
  • Chauvin Internunicipal Development Committee
  • Emergency Management Service Committee
  • Insurance, Bylaws, Agreements & Regulations Committee
  • Irma Fire Area Board
  • Irma Intermunicipal Development Committee
  • Irma Rural Recreation Area Board
  • Public Relations Committee for Camp Wainwright
  • Wainwright & District Physician Recruitment Committee - Alternate
  • Wainwright Ambulance Committee
  • Wainwright Community Services Awareness Group
  • Wainwright Intermunicipal Development Committee
  • Wainwright Seed Cleaning Plant
  • Finance Committee
  • Fire Wardens
  • Fire Wardens
  • Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework Committee
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Municipal Property Committee
  • Policy Committee
  • Resort Committee