City Council Members

City Council Members

The Castlegar City Council is comprised of the Mayor and 6 Councillors, each elected for a four year term.

Bruno Tassone

Mayor Bruno Tassone

Bruno Tassone was elected to office in 2014 and elected as Mayor in 2018. Mayor Tassone has lived in Castlegar his entire life, and he and his wife Kim have three children and six grandchildren. He has been involved with the Castlegar Rebels, as well as coaching and refereeing for minor hockey and minor soccer. He’s volunteered for community events such as the Kinnaird Park Expansion and Dig Dirt Day. Mayor Tassone serves on the Regional District Central Kootenay Board, the West Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital District Board, the Castlegar and District Recreation Commission, the Transportation and Civic Works Committee, Public Safety Committee and the Step 4 grievance Committee.

In Office

Since 2014

Council Committees

Transportation and Civic Works – Deputy Chair

Public Safety - Chair

Castlegar & District Recreation Commission - Commissioner

 

Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff

Councillor Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff

Councillor Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff joined Council in 2011. Councillor Heaton-Sherstobitoff has lived in Castlegar since 1988, Sue and her husband Curtis have two daughters. Councillor Heaton-Sherstobitoff has an extensive history of volunteering within the community from Chairing the Selkirk College Foundation Board, to President of Selkirk Challengers Gymnastics Club to currently fundraising for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Councillor Heaton-Sherstobitoff serves on the Cultural and Civic Pride Committee and Green and Technology Committee.

In Office

Since 2011

Council Committees

Cultural and Civic Pride - Chair

Green and Technology - Deputy Chair

Cherryl MacLeod

Councillor Cherryl MacLeod

Councillor Cherryl MacLeod was elected to Council in 2018 and serves on the following Committees: Community Wellness and Social Services, Public Safety, and the Step 4 Grievance Committee.

In Office

Since 2018

Council Committees

Community Wellness and Social Services - Chair

Public Safety - Deputy Chair

Step 4 Grievance Committee - Member

Maria McFaddin

Councillor Maria McFaddin

Councillor Maria McFaddin was elected to Council in 2018 and serves on the following Committees: Finance and Corporate Services, Planning and Development, and the Step 4 Grievance Committee.

In Office

Since 2018

Council Committees

Finance and Corporate Services - Deputy Chair

Planning and Development - Chair

Step 4 Grievance Committee - Member

Bergen Price

Councilor Bergen Price

Councillor Bergen Price was elected to Council in 2018 and serves on the following Committees: Green and Technology, Planning and Development, and the Castlegar and District Recreation Commission.

In Office

Since 2018

Council Committees

Green and Technology  - Chair

Planning and Development - Deputy Chair

Castlegar and District Recreation Commission - Commissioner 

Dan Rye

Councillor Dan Rye

Councillor Dan Rye joined Council in 2011. Councillor Rye and his wife Randi moved to Castlegar 12 year ago from Vancouver Island. Before moving to Castlegar, he spent eight years on Municipal Council in Gold River, BC. Dan manages Kootenay Market in Castlegar and has been actively involved with the Rotary Club (president in 2005- 2006), the Chamber of Commerce (President 2009-2011), the United Way, the Castlegar Curling Club and the Castlegar Golf Club. Councillor Rye is the alternate director for the RDCK Board, and serves on the following Committees: the Castlegar and District Recreation Commission, Cultural and Civic Pride Committee, and the Transportation and Civic Works Committee.

In Office

Since 2011

Council Committees

Cultural and Civic Pride – Deputy Chair

Transportation and Civic Works - Chair

Castlegar & District Recreation Commission - Commissioner

 

Florio Vassilakakis

Councillor Florio Vassilakakis

Councillor Florio Vassilakakis came to Castlegar from the Okanagan in 2004 to build a business and invest in the downtown core. While he earned his Bachelor of Science degree from UBC, his passion continues to lie in business and real estate development.  Florio has served on many boards including the Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce and the Castlegar Golf Club.   Florio, along with his wife Rebecca, are proud to be raising their three young children in the Castlegar area. He joined Council in September 2013. Councillor Vassilakakis serves on the following Council Committees: Community Wellness and Social Services and Finance and Corporate Services.

In Office

Since 2013

Council Committees

Community Wellness and Social Services - Deputy Chair

Finance and Corporate Services - Chair

 


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