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Board of Directors

To ensure that the AWC-WPAC is representative of voices from across the watershed, the Board of Directors is comprised of elected seats representing specified stakeholder groups.

As outlined in the Board of Directors Terms of Reference, the Board of Directors has a maximum of 21 members (including the past Chairperson) representing specified positions for industry (5 seats), non-governmental organizations (5 seats), governments (5 seats), aboriginals (3 seats), and members-at-large (2 seats).


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2016-2017 Board Members

Brian Deheer | Board Chair | Stewards of Lac La Biche Watershed (NGO)

Dan Moore | Vice Chair | Alberta Newsprint Company (Industry)

Cleo Reece | Secretary | Individual (Indigenous)

Tim Polzin | Treasurer | Individual (Member-at-Large)

Abdi Siad-Omar | Alberta Environment and Parks (non-voting member)

Janice Linehan | Suncor Energy Inc. (Industry)

Janice Pitman | Small Agricultural Producer (Industry)



Larry Armfelt | Athabasca County (Government)

Marv Fyten | Individual (Health and Environment)

Morris Nesdole | Baptiste and Island Lakes Stewardship Society (NGO

Robert Esau | M.D. of Lesser Slave River (Government)

Robert Grandjambe | Individual (Indigenous)

Robert Holmberg | Athabasca University (Academia)

Terry Sheehan | Agricultural Producer (Industry)

Tom Weber | Individual (Member-at-Large)


Vacant Seats

Provincial & Federal Government

Municipal Government (Lower Basin)


Mining and Utilities