Local Government



Municipal Council

Elected Officials 

Arnthor Jonasson


Email:  AJonasson@rmofwestinterlake.com 

Portfolio: Ex officio on all Committees


John Bezemer

Deputy Reeve

Email:  Bezemer@rmofwestinterlake.com

Portfolio: Protective Services,  Transportation,  Ashern Utility,  Ashern WDG,  Finance (alternate)

Other Committees:  Cemetery,  Lake MB Flood Rehabilitation Committee,  WIWCD,  Ashern & District Vet Board,


Paul Murphy 

Deputy Reeve (alternate)

Email:  Murphy@rmofwestinterlake.com

Portfolio: Finance,  Personnel & Policy,  Transportation,  Eriksdale Utility,  Asset Management 

Other Committees:  Cemetery,  CEWDG (alternate),  Eriksdale CDC,  Lake MB Flood Rehabilitation Committee, Lakeshore Recreation (alternate),  WI Planning District,  WI Handivan,  Lakeshore Handivan (alternate),


Lyle Finney


Email:  Finney@rmofwestinterlake.com

Portfolio: Transportation,  Ashern WDG,  Economic Development

Other Committees: Lake MB Flood Rehabilitation Committee,  Fieldstone Ventures (alternate), WIWCD,  Ashern & District Vet Board,


Clayton Gibson


Email: Gibson@rmofwestinterlake.com

Portfolio: Finance,  Personnel & Policy,  Ashern Utility,  Asset Management,  Economic Development,  Transportation (alternate)

Other Committees:  CEWDG, Eriksdale CDC, Lakeshore Recreation,  WI Handivan (alternate),  Lakeshore Handivan,


Randy Helgason 





Penny-Anne Wainwright


Email:  Wainwright@rmofwestinterlake.com

Portfolio:  Protective Services,  Health & Safety,  Eriksdale Utility,  Asset Management,  Personnel & Policy (alternate)

Other Committees: CEWDG,  Eriksdale CDC (alternate), Lakeshore Communities Health Care Committee (L.C.H.C.C),  Interlake Tourism,  WIWCD,  Parkland Regional Library (alternate),  Lundar Vet District,  Living Independently for Elders (L.I.F.E)


Trevor Emilson


LUD Committee Member /Ashern

Email:  Emilson@rmofwestinterlake.com

Dylan Geisler

LUD Committee Member /Ashern

Email:  Geisler@rmofwestinterlake.com

Stefan Jonasson

LUD Committee Member / Ashern

Email:  SJonasson@rmofwestinterlake.com  


Council Meetings

Regular Meetings of council are held on the second Tuesday commencing at 9:00 am and the fourth Tuesday commencing at 5:00 pm of each month, alternating between the Ashern Council Chambers, #38 Main Street, Ashern MB  and the Eriksdale Council Chambers, #10 Main Street, Eriksdale MB of the West Interlake Municipal Offices.

LUD Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month commencing at 4:00 pm at the Ashern Council Chambers, #38 Main Street, Ashern MB of the West Interlake Municipal Office.


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