Biographies

Mayor Lorraine Michetti

Mayor Michetti was elected in a by-election on April 2016.  Prior to serving the Village as Mayor she previously served on the Village library board and the Recreation     Committee.  Mayor Michetti owns and operates a successful bookkeeping practice in Dawson Creek, employing approximately 8 people.  Mayor Michetti has resided in   Pouce Coupe since 1987 with her husband of 30 years and her 2 children.  In her free time she enjoys motorcycle touring and water sports with her family.

 PORTFOLIO

  • Fire Department
  • Peace River Regional District
  • South Peace Health
  • BC Hydro Site C (RCLC)

Councillor Andre Lavoie

Councillor Lavoie has served as a Councillor since being elected in a by-election on March 22, 2014, He was re-elected in the November 2014 Election for a four year term with the Village.   He was Acting Mayor from Jan to April 2016 and appointed as  Director of the Peace River Regional District .  Presently sitting as Alternate Director for the PRRD.  Andre has been involved with the Chamber of Commerce for over 12 years and was involved with allowing sixteen-wide mobile homes to travel into the Peace Country.  He also was part of the EMV-S (Long Length Vehicles) project.  He has worked in the hospitality field, been a member of the Regular Canadian Armed Forces and worked for Canadian Freightways for 23 years. A highlight was when he was awarded the President Club Award for Top Sales Representative in 1990. Andre worked for over 12 years with Northern Health as a resident care aide.  He is a past Rotarian, and Kinsman member and has been a volunteer with South Peace Hospice Palliative Care Society for 12  years.

PORTFOLIO

  • Pouce Coupe Food Bank
  • Peace River Regional District (Alternate)
  • South Peace Health
  • BC Hydro Site C (RCLC) (Alternate)

Councillor Colleen Evans

PORTFOLIO

  • Library
  • South Peace Economic Development Commission 

Councillor Raymond Johnston

Councillor Johnston was elected to the Village of Pouce Coupe Council in November of 2014.  This is his first term as an elected official and Councillor Johnston is proud to be serving the community he has lived in for 13 years.  His family ties to the Village of Pouce Coupe go even deeper as his parents have resided in the Village for 28 years.  Councillor Johnston has a very diverse working background having held positions in commercial construction, the oil and gas industry, and a heavy duty parts person.  He has 4 children that he enjoys spending time with.  Councillor Johnston sits on the Village of Pouce Coupe Museum Board of Directors and is very involved in the workings of the Museum.

PORTFOLIO

  • Museum
  • Parks and Recreation

Councillor Barb Smith

PORTFOLIO

  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Tourism
  • Foundation

2017 SCHEDULE – ACTING MAYOR

Jan – Mar

Councillor Evans

Apr – Jun

Councillor Lavoie

Jul – Sep

Councillor Johnston

Oct - Dec

Councillor Smith