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Organization Chart

The organizational chart represents the flow of command within the Town of Oyen. 

If the public has questions or concerns they can approach one the following council members, or send a formal letter to the Chief Administrative Officer at cao@oyen.ca. Matters to be taken to council must be submitted to the CAO one (1) week before the Regular Council Meeting (2nd Tuesday of each month).

The Council of the Town of Oyen


Town of Oyen Mayor
Doug Jones

Boards and Committees:

  • Acadia Foundation
  • Big Country Medical Dental Board
  • Canadian Badlands
  • Cemetery Committee 
  • Economic Development / Tourism Committee
  • Palliser Economic Partners
  • Red Deer River Municipal User Group
  • Red Deer River Watershed Alliance
  • SAMDA (member at large)
  • SE Mayors & Reeves Association
  • Special Areas & Oyen Development Corp.

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403) 664-0560
  • Box 598 Oyen, AB T0J 2J0
  • E-Mail: d.jones@oyen.ca




Deputy Mayor
Blake Hertz

Boards & Committees:

  • Acadia Foundation
  • Airport Committee
  • Cemetery Committee
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • FCSS Board
  • Meridian Community Futures
  • SE Mayors & Reeves Association

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403) 664-0153
  • Box 654 Oyen, AB T0J 2J0
  • b.hertz@oyen.ca
Councillor
Jack Hauck

Boards & Committees:

  • Henry Kroeger Reg. Water Comm
  • Marigold Library Board (Alt)
  • Meridian Community Futures (Alt)
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Oyen & District Golf & Country Club
  • Oyen & District Water Association

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403) 664-
  • Box Oyen, AB T0J 2J0
  • j.hauck@oyen.ca
Councillor
James Walker

Boards & Committees:

  • Big Country Waste Management
  • Big Country Recycling Society
  • Canadian Badlands (alt)
  • Cemetery Committee
  • FCSS Board
  • Joint Assessment Review Board
  • Municipal Planning Commission

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403) 664-8351
  • Box 323 Oyen, AB T0J 2J0
  • j.walker@oyen.ca
Councillor
Trevor Hittel

Boards and Committees:

  • Economic Development/Tourism Committee
  • Palliser Regional Municipal Planning

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403)664-7017
  • E-mail: t.hittel@oyen.ca

Councillor
Robert Kacso

Boards and Committees:

  • Airport Committee
  • Big Country Medical Dental Clinic Board (alt)
  • Canadian Badlands (alt)
  • Economic Development/Tourism Committee
  • Henry Kroeger Reg Water Serv Comm (alt)
  • Oyen & District Water Commission (alt)
  • PEP
  • Palliser Regional Municipal Planning (alt)
  • Red Deer River Municipal User Group
  • Red Deer River Watershed Alliance
  • SAMDA Economic Partnership
  • Special Areas & Oyen Development Corp

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403)664-3455
  • E-mail: r.kacso@oyen.ca
Councillor
Ed Hogan

Boards & Committees:

  • Big Country Recycling Society
  • Big Country Waste Management
  • Marigold Library Board
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Oyen and District Golf & Country Club
  • Oyen Municipal Library Board

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (403) 664-1187
  • Box 636 Oyen, AB T0J 2J0
  • e.hogan@oyen.ca


Town of Oyen CAO
Debbie Ross

Responsible for Utilities, Taxes, Lot Sales, Cemetery, Payroll, Budget, Financial Reporting, Council Records, Office Reception, Disaster and Emergency Services, Development Permits & General Inquiries and much more.

Contact Information

Address: 201 Main Street, PO Box 360 Oyen, Alberta T0J 2J0
Phone: (403) 664-3511  |  Fax: (403) 664-3712
E-mail:  cao@oyen.ca
Hours of Work:  Monday – Thursday 8:00-6:00
Closed Weekends & Statutory Holidays

Project Manager
Debbie Kovitch
projmgr@oyen.ca

Communications Director
Nancy Christianson

communications@oyen.ca

Payroll/AP/AR Clerk
Jaime Bowles
accounting@oyen.ca
Tax/Utility Clerk
taxutil@oyen.ca
Maintenance Operator II
Harvey Brown
Maintenance Operator III
Ken Dufus
Recreation Director
Lee Tucker
recreation@oyen.ca
Assistant Recreation Director
Kurtis McBain
pool@oyen.ca
Maintenance I
Lloyd Fraser

Fire Chief
Shaune Kovitch
fire@oyen.ca