Biographies

Mayor Lorraine Michetti

Mayor Michetti was elected in a by-election in April 2016. She was re-elected by acclamation at the 2018 General Local Elections and sworn into office on November 7, 2018.

Michetti has been a bookkeeper since 1997 and owns A & D Office Services Ltd. She is a long-time Village resident who is married with two sons. She served on the library board and recreation committee in the 1990s and has also been a Peace River Regional District Board member.

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Councillor Barb Smith

Councillor Smith was re-elected at the 2018 General Local Elections. She was sworn into office on November 7, 2018. She joined council during the previous term, the result of a 2015 by-election.

Smith has been active in the Village for decades, and her political experience includes three years as Mayor from 2005 to 2008. During that term she played a leading role in organizing a homecoming celebration in 2007 for the 75th anniversary of Pouce Coupe’s incorporation, and she helped coordinate the grand opening of the Pouce Coupe Community Centre in 2008.

Smith works at Chances Dawson Creek as the Human Resources shift manager, and she has three daughters. She has been active in the Village for decades and her volunteer experience includes positions with Scouts Canada and Meals on Wheels.

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Email: barbsmith@poucecoupe.ca


Councillor Marlene Hebert

Councillor Hebert was elected to the Village of Pouce Coupe Council at the 2018 General Local Elections. She was sworn into office on November 7, 2018. No stranger to politics, she also served on council in the early 1990s.

Hebert has a long family history in the Village, as her family had four generations living on one street. She has worked for School District 59 (Peace River South) since 1979, and in Vision Services since 1994.

Pouce Coupe highlights for Hebert include a trio of celebrations in 1992: the 50th Anniversary of the Alaska Highway, 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation and 60th anniversary of Pouce Coupe’s incorporation. Hebert’s previous time on council fell during negotiations between the Province and Peace River region for the Fair Share Agreement, designed to tackle fiscal imbalance and bridge the gap between industry and communities in the area. The first version of Fair Share Agreement was in place in 1994.

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Email: MHebert@poucecoupe.ca

 


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