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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides governance and strategic direction for LGAA’s delivery of programs and services to support the professional development interests of our members. The Board also represents the interests of Alberta’s municipal administrators in any consultations by the Government of Alberta or other stakeholders.

LGAA is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors.

  • The President and Vice President positions are elected every two years by the overall membership. 
  • The Zone Directors are elected every two years by members from the respective zone. 
All elections take place at the annual general meeting. More information about the role of the Board of Directors and the election process is available on our election page


Jason Wallsmith

CAO, The County of St. Paul 

1st Vice President

Melanie Samson

2nd Vice President

Ryan Leuzinger

CAO, Town of Three Hills

Past President

Mike Derricott

CAO, Town of Cochrane

Zone #1 Director

Keith Davis

CAO, Town of Picture Butte

Zone #2 Director

Gary Sawatzky

CAO, Village of Acme

Zone #3 Director

Jaye Parrent 

CAO, Village of Clyde

Zone #4 Director

Rachel Wueschner 

CAO, Town of Sexsmith

Zone #5 Director

Adam Kozakiewicz

CAO, Town of Two Hills

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