2022 District Director By-Elections

2022 District Director By-Elections

Given the results of the general municipal election, nominations are now open to fill eight (8) vacant positions on the AMM Board of Directors from seven (7) Districts.

Vacant positions:

  • Northern District (2 positions) – 1 position from The Pas, Flin Flon, Snow Lake or Grand Rapids; 1 position from Thompson, Lynn Lake, Leaf Rapids, Churchill, Gillam or LGD of Mystery Lake
  • Parkland District (1 position)
  • Midwestern District (1 position)
  • Central District (1 position)
  • Western District (1 position)
  • Eastern District (1 position)
  • Interlake District (1 position)

Nomination and Candidate Requirements:

  • Only elected municipal officials are authorized to nominate a candidate.
  • Any elected official (Head of Council/Mayor/Reeve/Councillor) is eligible to be nominated.
  • Click here to download a formal Nomination Form, that includes the candidate’s acceptance.
  • Deadline for nominations: Friday, November 25, 2022 at 3:00 pm. Completed nomination forms must be submitted to AMM Executive Director Denys Volkov at dvolkov@amm.mb.ca by this date.
  • The elected individual will serve on the AMM Board of Directors until June 2023.

Candidates for Northern District Director

Andre Murphy - *Acclaimed*

Mayor, Town of The Pas

Louis Fitzpatrick - *Acclaimed*

Councillor, City of Thompson

Candidates for Parkland District Director

Ron Ryz

Councillor, RM of Dauphin

Lance Jacobson

Mayor, Town of Swan River

Candidates for Midwestern District Director

William (Bill) Aaroe

Councillor, RM of Oakview

Shirley Kalyniuk

Mayor, Rossburn Municipality

Ian Drul

Reeve, Municipality of Harrison Park

J. Ross Andrew

Councillor, Hamiota Municipality

Candidates for Central District Director

Marvin Plett - *Acclaimed*

Councillor, City of Winkler

Candidates for Western District Director

Scott Phillips

Councillor, RM of Sifton

Trevor Tuttosi

Reeve, RM of Whitehead

Candidates for Eastern District Director

Mark Bernard

Councillor, RM of Piney

Jac Siemens

Councillor, City of Steinbach

Charles Posthumus

Councillor, RM of East St. Paul

Ray Schirle

Mayor, Town of Beausejour

Candidates for Interlake District Director

Delmer Nott

Reeve, RM of St. François Xavier

Wes Taplin

Reeve, RM of Rockwood

Sandra Smith

Mayor, Town of Stonewall

Voting Procedures

Voting Procedures:

  • Elected municipal officials and CAOs from the seven districts with vacant positions are eligible to vote.
  • Each eligible voter must log into the corresponding District meeting via Zoom on a separate device to cast their anonymous vote.
  • All nominated candidates will be allowed to speak for 2 minutes at their designated virtual District’s meeting.

All elections will be conducted virtually on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 via Zoom at the following times:

  • 10:30 am – Parkland District
  • 11:30 am – Midwestern District
  • 2:00 pm – Western District
  • 3:00 pm – Eastern District
  • 4:00 pm – Interlake District