Mayor & Council

Mayor Tyler Gandam

Office: (780) 361-4409 | Cell: (780) 312-8562 | Email | Facebook | Twitter

Tyler Gandam has been on Council since 2013, and has lived in Wetaskiwin since 1989. A funeral director by trade, Tyler is also a Captain with the local fire department—whom he has been with since 2001. He loves Wetaskiwin for its people who are always willing to help, volunteer, and donate money to those in need.

Tyler married his beautiful wife, Miranda, in the summer of 2016 at Stanley Park in Vancouver, BC.

Tyler currently represents the City on the following boards and committees:

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  • City/County Committee
  • Maskwacîs Council Collaboration
  • Mid-Size City Mayors
  • Wetaskiwin/Camrose Joint Committee
  • Edmonton Salutes Committee
  • Wetaskiwin Community Transportation Society
  • Wetaskiwin & Area Lodge Authority (alternate)
  • Joint City/School Board Committee
  • Central Alberta Mayors
  • Northern Alberta Mayors/Reeves
  • Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame - National
  • Wetaskiwin Community Engagement Committee
  • Local/Composite Assessment Review Board (alternate)
  • Emergency Advisory Committee

Councillor Dean Billingsley

Ph: (780) 361-4409 | Email Dean

On October 16, 2017, Dean Billingsley was elected to his first term in office as councillor. Dean currently represents the City of Wetaskiwin on the following municipal boards and committees:

  • City/County Committee (alternate)
  • West Central Planning Agency
  • Air Show Committee
  • Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Emergency Advisory Committee
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Councillor Pamela Ganske

Ph: (780) 361-4409 | Email Pamela

On October 16, 2017, Pamela Ganske was elected to her first term in office as councillor and represents the City on the following boards and committees:

  • Wetaskiwin Library Board
  • Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Wetaskiwin Community Engagement Committee
  • Wetaskiwin/Camrose Joint Committee
  • Memorial Fund Society
  • Emergency Advisory Committee
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Councillor Alan Hilgartner

Ph: (780) 361-4409 | Email Alan

Alan was raised in the Wetaskiwin area, and moved into the City in 1989. As a hard working business owner of nearly 35 years, Alan still finds time to enjoy golfing, curling, and muscle cars. Alan has been married to his wife, Janice, for 38 years, and is proud of his three children and grand-daughter.

Alan currently represents the City of Wetaskiwin on the following municipal boards and committees:

  • City/County Committee
  • Memorial Fund Society
  • Emergency Advisory Committee
  • Wetaskiwin & Area Lodge Authority
  • Local/Composite Assessment Review Board
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Councillor Kevin Lonsdale

Ph: (780) 361-4409 | Email Kevin | Facebook

Kevin has been a member of Council since October 2017, and has resided in Wetaskiwin for 55 years. Kevin and his wife, Selina, have three children and five grandchildren, and he enjoys coaching minor football in his spare time.

Kevin currently represents the City of Wetaskiwin on the following municipal boards and committees:

  • City/County Committee
  • Memorial Fund Society
  • Emergency Advisory Committee
  • Joint City/School Board Committee (alternate)
  • Wetaskiwin Community Transportation Society
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Councillor Patricia MacQuarrie

Cell: (780) 362-2216 | Email Patricia | Facebook | Twitter

On October 16, 2017, Councillor MacQuarrie was re-elected to her third term in office for the City of Wetaskiwin. Patricia currently represents the City on the following municipal boards and committees:

  • Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (alternate)
  • Joint City/School Board Committee
  • Maskwacîs Council Collaboration
  • Emergency Advisory Committee
  • Wetaskiwin Library Board
  • Central Alberta Economic Partnership
  • Yellowhead Regional Library
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Councillor Wayne Neilson

Ph: (780) 361-4409 | Email Wayne

Wayne has lived in Wetaskiwin for 32 years and has been on City Council since 2013. Previously Wayne was the Principal of Wetaskiwin Composite High School. Wayne currently teaches Stained and Fused Glass at the Wetaskiwin Arts and Crafts Centre.

Wayne is passionate about Wetaskiwin because of its friendly small town atmosphere while providing all the necessary amenities, from recreational facilities to quality health services. Wayne has been married to Carol for 47 years and is proud of his two children--who are both teachers--and his four grandsons.

Wayne currently represents the City of Wetaskiwin on the following municipal boards and committees:

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  • Local/Composite Assessment Review Board
  • Joint Economic Development Initiative
  • Wetaskiwin Community Engagement Committee
  • Subdivision & Development Appeal Board
  • Wetaskiwin & Area Lodge Authority
  • Emergency Advisory Committee