Our Council

The NADC champions the cause of Alberta's northern economies and communities by exploring opportunities for growth, and developing programs and services to facilitate this growth. The Council is made up of not more than 7 members and the Chair is a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Alberta. Council membership reflects the geographic, cultural and vocational diversity of northern communities, and members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Secretariat staff from the Northern Development Unit with Jobs, Economy and Innovation support the Council. Secretariat support are based out of Peace River and Grande Prairie.

April 2021 Order in Council 118/2021

November 2020 Order in Council 353/2020

July 2020 Order in Council 194/2020


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David Hanson
Chair, MLA for Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul
Cody Beairsto
Grande Prairie
Jason Schulz
Fort McMurray
Omer Moghrabi
Lac La Biche County
Jacqueline Bateman
Mackenzie County
Shelly Shannon
Peace River