As climate change is continuing to be an important issue for rural Alberta, the AAMDC Board of Directors is forming an advisory committee to provide a rural municipal perspective on the positive and negative impacts of provincial and federal legislation, policies and programming related to climate change.
Through involvement on this committee, members have the opportunity to lend expertise to the advocacy process. Committee topics could include, but are not limited to:
- Carbon levy impacts on rural municipalities
- Transition program for closing of coal-fired plants
- Legislative opportunities and challenges related to renewables
- Municipal opportunities for adapting to new legislative requirements
- Other items as identified by the AAMDC Board of Directors
This advisory committee will be comprised of one elected official from each of AAMDC’s five districts, and chaired by a members of the AAMDC Board of Directors. Please make note of the remuneration outlined in the attached terms of reference, as member municipalities are responsible for any applicable per diem costs.
Nominations are now being accepted and can be received either directly from members or from their municipalities. Members interested in participating in this committee are requested to include:
- A completed application form
- A brief resume
- A letter from your municipality indicating support for your involvement in this committee, acknowledging that your municipality will cover any resulting per diem costs.
Nominations are to be submitted to Tasha Blumenthal at firstname.lastname@example.org
by Friday, January 13, 2017
The AAMDC Board will select committee members based on nominations received.
Enquiries may be directed to:
Advocacy and Convention Administration Coordinator
Director, Advocacy and Communications