The Town of Pelham has a number of committees of council designed to improve and shape the future of our community by providing advice and feedback on a variety of issues. 

Joining a committee is a great way to get involved and bring your voice to the table on the issues that matter most to you and your community.

Please see below for Town committee information including application forms and terms of reference for the 2018-2022 Term of Council. 

Audit Committee

Audit Committee Application Form

Audit Committee Terms of Reference 

Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed:

Michael Cottenden, Bill Crumm, Councillor John Wink, Councillor Marianne Stewart, Councillor Ron kore

Staff representative: Holly Willford, Deputy Clerk 

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Cannabis Control Committee

Cannabis Control Committee Application Form 

Cannabis Control Committee Terms of Reference 

Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed:
Carla Baxter, Louis Damm, Bill Heska, Jim Jeffs, John Langendoen, Tim Nohara, Jim Steele
Council representative: Councillor Mike Ciolfi

Staff Representative: Barb Wiens, Directors of Planning and Development 
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Committee of Adjustment

Committee of Adjustment Application Form 

Webpage

Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed:
Donald Cook, John Klassen, Bernie Law, Sandra Marsh, Bill Sheldon

Fenceviewers: Committee of Adjustment members, + Michael Tucker 

Staff Representative: Nancy Bozzato, Town Clerk/ Secretary-Treasurer 

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Community Beautification Committee

Beautification Committee Application Form 

Beautification Committee Terms of Reference 



Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed:
Frances Kuypers, Louise Morgan, Jennifer Pilzecker, Cynthia Roberts, Cathy Robins, Lois LaCroix, Vilma Moretti, Council representative: Councillor Mike Coilfi 

Staff Representative: Dave Nicholls

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Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee

Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee Application 

Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed (Pelham representatives):
Rhys Evans, Ann Villalta 

Staff Representative: Nancy Bozzato, Town Clerk

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Livestock Valuer and Poundkeeper

Livestock and Poundkeeper Application 

Appointee: Michael Tucker and Mayor Marvin Junkin 

Meridian Community Centre Hospitality Committee

MCC Hospitality Committee Application 

MCC Hospitality Committee Terms of Reference 


Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed:
Brian McLeod, Stefanie McLeod, Bill Huisman, Patricia Shannon 

Staff Representative: Vickie vanRavenswaay

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Meridian Community Centre User Groups Committee

MCC User Group Committee Application 

MCC User Group Committee Terms of Reference 

Staff Representative: Vickie vanRavenswaay

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Pelham Active Transportation Committee

Pelham Active Transportation Committee Application 

Pelham Active Transportation Committee Terms of Reference 

PATC Webpage 

Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed: 
Brian Baty, Bea Clark, Rhys Evans, Lisa Gallant, Bill Gibson, Joseph Marchant, Dave Nicholson, Barbara Rybiak, Council representative: Councillor John Wink

Staff Representative: Tolga Aydin

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Public Art Advisory Committee

Pelham Public Art Advisory Committee Application 

Pelham Public Art Advisory Committee Terms of Reference 

PPAC Webpage

Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed: 
Barbara Rybiak, Brian DiMartile, Christina Drummond, Dianne Gibson, Els Swart, Council representative: Councillor Bob Hildebrandt 

Staff Representative: Jodi Hendriks

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Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee

Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee Application 

Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee Terms of Reference 

PSAC Webpage


Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed: 

Susan Buckingham, Sharon Cook, Del Leney, Kenneth Olson, Elena Simone-Simonetti, Melissa Stewart, Council Representative: Councillor Marianne Stewart 

Staff Representative: Julie Cook

905-892-2607 Ext. 329

Pelham Summerfest Committee

Pelham Summerfest Committee Application 

Pelham Summerfest Committee Terms of Reference 

Summerfest Webpage


Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed: 
Candy Ashbee, Bryan Lachapelle (Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce Rep), Bill Gibson (PATC Rep), Julie Milligan, Bill Sheldon, Frank Adamson, Marlene Ouwendyk (PBA Rep), Kelly Sauriol (Welland/Chamber of Commerce Rep), Remo Battista,
Council representative: Councillor John Wink

Staff Representative: Sally Jaeger

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Utility Sustainability Advisory Committee

Utility Sustainability Advisory Committee Application 

Utility Sustainability Advisory Committee Terms of Reference 


Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed: 
Dave Cano, Jeffrey Fee, Gordon Marasco, Council representative:  Councillor Bob Hildebrandt

Staff Representative: Deanna Allen

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Pelham Public Library Board

Pelham Public Library Board Application

Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed: 
H. Donald Brown, Greg Lewis, Gwendolyn MacDougall, Catherine McPherson, Nicole Nolan, Gail Pepper, Madison Smith, Tim Wright, Council representative - Councillor Marianne Stewart 

If you're looking to get more involved in civic life then volunteer for one of our great committees!

Weed Inspector
Craig Genesse

Welland/ Pelham Chamber of Commerce
Councillor Ron Kore

Court of Revision 
Councillor Bob Hildebrandt 
Councillor Mike Ciolfi
Councillor John Wink

Pelham Business Association 
Councillor Ron Kore

Niagara Central Airport Commission 
Councillor Lisa Haun 

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