2023 District Director Elections

2023 District Director Elections

During the 2023 June District Meetings (JDMs), the AMM will be conducting elections for the AMM Board of Directors in all 7 Districts. Each District is entitled to 2 Directors per District.

Effective immediately, the AMM Board of Directors have endorsed a deadline to register to run for District Director positions.

Nominations 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: Thursday, June 1, 2023 by 4:30pm.
  • Completed nomination forms must be submitted to AMM Executive Director Denys Volkov at dvolkov@amm.mb.ca by the June 1st deadline.
  • The elected individual will serve on the AMM Board of Directors until June 2025.

Candidates for Midwestern District Director

Ian Drul

Reeve, Municipality of Harrison Park

Merv Starzyk

Mayor, RM of Yellowhead

Candidates for Central District Director

Nancy Penner

Councillor, City of Morden

Marvin Plett

Councillor, City of Winkler

Christa Vann Mitchell

Reeve, RM of Cartier

Candidates for Eastern District Director

Loren Schinkel

Reeve, RM of Lac du Bonnet

Paul Gauthier

Councillor, RM of La Broquerie

Ray Schirle

Mayor, Town of Beausejour

Michelle Gawronsky

Reeve, RM of Stuartburn

Jason Einarson

Councillor, Town of Ste. Anne

Candidates for Interlake District Director

Sandra Smith

Mayor, Town of Stonewall

Wesley Taplin

Reeve, RM of Rockwood

Kelly Cook

Councillor, City of Selkirk

Laurie Hunt

Councillor, RM of St. Andrews

Candidates for Parkland District Director

Lance Jacobson

Mayor, Town of Swan River

Jim Manchur

Reeve, Gilbert Plains Municipality

Candidates for Western District Director

Scott Phillips

Councillor, RM of Sifton

Rhonda Coupland

Councillor, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton

Clayton Canart

Reeve, RM of Wallace-Woodworth

Candidates for Northern District Director

Andre Murphy

Mayor, Town of The Pas

Louis Fitzpatrick

Councillor, City of Thompson

Voting Procedures

Date of District Elections:

  • Midwestern District: Wednesday, June 14, 2023
  • Central District: Thursday, June 15, 2023
  • Eastern District: Friday, June 16, 2023
  • Interlake District: Monday, June 19, 2023
  • Parkland District: Thursday, June 22, 2023
  • Western District: Friday, June 23, 2023
  • Northern District: Monday, June 26, 2023

Candidates nominated will have up to 2 minutes to address the delegates at their District’s meeting; the candidates that receive the 2 highest votes will be declared elected. Voting will take place on the day of each District meeting and all elected officials and CAOs from the District are entitled to vote during the District meeting. Please visit the District Meetings webpage to check the date of your District’s meeting.