Welcome to Foothills County

Meet the Reeve and Council

Rob Siewert
Deputy Reeve
Rob Siewert
Division 1

C: 403-336-0576
Email

Division 1 - Deputy Reeve Rob Siewert

Mr. Siewert was sworn in to Foothills County Council for his first term October 2017.

Boards and Committees:

  • Audit Committee
  • Blackie Recreation Board
  • Cayley Recreation Board
  • Calgary Metropolitan Regional Board - Policing
  • Community Standards Appeal Board
  • Emergency Advisory Committee
  • Family and Community Support Services
  • Foothills Agricultural Services Board
  • Foothills Land Trust
  • Foothills–Okotoks Recreation Society Board of Directors
  • Foothills Regional Services Commission
  • High River Intermunicipal Negotiating Committee
  • High River Recreation Board
  • High River Regional Airport
  • Highwood Management Plan Advisory Committee
  • Inter-Municipal Industrial Lands Project Committee
  • Mayors and Reeves of Southern Alberta Committee
  • Regional School Site Planning Task Force
  • Spitzee Riparian Stewardship Society
  • Staff Review and Council Remuneration Committee
  • Town of Okotoks - Intermunicipal Committee
  • Westwinds Communities Committee
  • Wheatland County - Intermunicipal Committee

 

Delilah Miller
Councillor Delilah Miller
Division 2
C: 403-336-1736
Email

Division 2 - Councillor Delilah Miller

Ms. Miller was sworn in to Foothills County Council for her second term October 2017.

Boards and Committees:

  • Calgary Metropolitan Regional Board (CMRB) Advocacy Committee 
  • Calgary Metropolitan Regional Board - Land Use and Servicing
  • Calgary Metropolitan Regional Board - Policing
  • Crescent Point Community Foundation Committee
  • Community Futures Highwood
  • Development Appeal Board
  • Foothills Agriculture Services Board (Chair)
  • Foothills Regional Services Commission (Landfill and Waste Treatment)
  • High River Intermunicipal Negotiating Committee
  • Historical Committee
  • Inter-Municipal Industrial Lands Project Committee
  • Longview Recreation Board
  • Longview Intermunicipal Negotiating Committee
  • Rural Fire Board
  • Sheep River Regional Utility Corp. Board of Directors (Chair)
  • Subdivision Appeal Board - Council Representative
  • Town of Okotoks - Intermunicipal Committee
  • Turner Valley and Black Diamond Intermunicipal Negotiating Committee
  • Vulcan and Willow Creek Inter-Municipal Negotiating Committee
  • Westend Governance and Management Review Committee 

 

Jason Parker
Councillor Jason Parker
Division 3

T: 403-931-1480
Email

Division 3 - Councillor Jason Parker

Mr. Parker was sworn in to Foothills County Council for his second term in October 2017.

Boards and Committees:

  • Audit Committee
  • City of Calgary Intermunicipal Committee
  • County Cemeteries (Blackie, Cayley, Pine Creek, Davisburg)
  • Crescent Point Community Foundation Committee
  • Dark Sky Initiatives Stakeholders Working Group
  • Development Appeal Board
  • Family and Community Support Services (FCSS)
  • Foothills Cemetery Board
  • Historical Committee
  • Leighton Art Centre Board
  • Longview Intermunicipal Comittee
  • Marigold Library Board
  • Millarville Recreation Board
  • North-West Foothills Recreation Board
  • Regional School Site Planning Task Force
  • Rural Fire Board
  • Sheep River Health Trust Board of Trustees
  • Turner Valley and Black Diamond Intermunicipal Committee

 

 

Suzanne Oel
Reeve Suzanne Oel
Division 4

T: 403-931-2711
Email
www.suzanneoel.com

Division 4 - Reeve Suzanne Oel

Ms. Oel was sworn in to Foothills County Council for her third term in October 2017.

Boards and Committees:

  • Bow River Basin Council
  • Intermunicipal Industrial Lands Project Committee
  • Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB) 
  • Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB) Land Use & Servicing Committee
  • Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB - Governance Committee
  • Calgary Regional Airshed Zone(CRAZ)
  • City of Calgary Intermunicipal Committee
  • Cross Conservancy
  • Dark Sky Initiatives Stakeholders Working Group
  • Emergency Advisory Committe
  • Foothills Regional Emergency Services Commission (FRESC) (Chair)
  • High River Intermunicipal Committee
  • Highwood Management Plan Advisory Committee (voting authority)
  • Intermunicipal Industrial Lands Project Committee
  • Mayors and Reeves of Southern Alberta Committee
  • Northwest Foothills Recreation Board
  • Priddis/Red Deer Lake Recreation Board
  • Rocky View County Inter-Municipal Negotiating Committee
  • Regional School Site Planning Task Force
  • Staff Review and Remuneration Committee
  • Subdivision Appeal Board - Council Representative
  • Town of Okotoks Intermunicipal Committee

Alan Alger
Councillor Alan Alger
Division 5

C: 403-899-9345
Email
www.alanalger.ca

Division 5 - Councillor Alan Alger

Mr. Alger was sworn in to Foothills County Council for his first term in October 2017.

Boards and Committees:

  • Audit Committee
  • City of Calgary InterMunicipal Committee 
  • Calgary Metropolitan Regional Board (CMRB) - Land Use and Servicing Committee 
  • Community Futures Highwood
  • Community Standards Appeal Board
  • County Cemeteries Committee (Blackie, Cayley, Pine Creek and Davisburg)
  • Dunbow Recreation Board
  • Foothills Cemetery Board
  • Friends of Champion Park Society
  • ​Historical Committee
  • Joint Workplace Health & Safety Committee
  • Okotoks Public Library Board
  • Priddis/Red Deer Lake Recreation Board
  • North-West Foothills Recreation Board
  • RockyView County Intermunicipal Committee
  • Town of Okotoks Intermunicipal Committee
  • Westwinds Communities Committee

  Councillor Lary Spilak     

Deceased Nov. 2020                                   

Division 6 - Councillor Larry Spilak

Mr. Spilak was sworn in to Foothills County Council for his first term in October of 2007. He served one year as Deputy Reeve before being elected Reeve of Foothills County in 2010 where he remained for the next nine years. In 2019 he stepped down as Reeve, but continued to represent his division as Councillor. 

Mr. Spilak was widely admired for his dedication to the County and the numerous Boards & Committees on which he served. He is greatly missed by his colleagues and constituents. 

The vacant Council seat in Division 6 will be filled in the upcoming 2021 municipal election.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

R.D. McHugh

Councillor R.D. McHugh
Division 7

C: 403-336-4068
Email

Division 7 - Councillor R.D. McHugh

Mr. McHugh was sworn in to Foothills County Council for his first term in October 2017.

Boards and Committees:

  • Blackie Recreation Board
  • Blackie Seed Cleaning Plant
  • City of Calgary Intermunicipal Committee
  • Calgary Metropolitan Regional Board (CMRB) Advocacy Committee
  • County Cemeteries Committee (Blackie, Cayley, Pine Creek and Davisburg)
  • Development Appeal Board
  • Dunbow Recreation Board
  • Foothills Agriculture Services Board
  • Foothills Land Trust
  • Foothills-Okotoks Recreation Society Board of Directors
  • Friends of Champion Park (Director of the Company)
  • High River Intermunicipal Committee
  • Intermunicipal Industrial Lands Project Committee
  • Joint Workplace Health & Safety Committee
  • Rocky View Intermunicipal Committee
  • Subdivision Appeal Board
  • Town of Okotoks Intermunicipal Committee
  • Vulcan and Willow Creek Intermunicipal Committee
  • Wheatland County Intermunicipal Committee