Three Central Albertans chosen to sit on AUMA board of directors

Three Central Albertans have been chosen to sit on the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association board of directors at the annual conference on Friday in Calgary.

Three Central Albertans have been chosen to sit on the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association board of directors at the annual conference on Friday in Calgary.

Third-term Red Deer city Coun. Buck Buchanan and Lacombe Mayor Steve Christie were elected as directors to represent cities under 500,000. Christie was also chosen as a vice-president of the 2013-2014 AUMA executive committee.

Clive Mayor Anita Gillard was elected to represent villages.

Each year a new AUMA president is elected. The other 15 members of the board serve two-year terms. Longtime Grande Prairie Coun. Helen Rice was elected as president.