In 2017 Robert ran for Council serving his 1st term as Councillor and then successfully campaigned for the Mayor’s position in 2021.
Coming from a farming background, Robert is a lifelong resident of the region and he and his family moved to Athabasca in 1999. Robert has over 34 years experience in public service working for the Town of Athabasca. He served as Public Works and Utilities Foreman, Superintendent of Public Works and Utilities, and as Manager and CAO of the Athabasca Regional Multiplex Society. During those years he served under 13 different Town and County Councils. Robert has attained a vast amount of valuable experience in those positions and with this unique combination of experience and proven community leadership he will serve the town well as Mayor.
Robert's goals as Mayor are to make Athabasca a great place to live, raise a family, own a business or retire!
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