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. Committee vacancies will be posted on this webpage.

The Town of Pelham is currently accepting applications for: Municipal Heritage Committee, Utility Sustainability Committee, Summerfest Committee and MCC Hospitality Advisory Committee.

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

Members of the community are invited to attend committee meetings. To request to attend a committee meeting please contact the staff member indicated below to receive virtual meeting details.

Pelham Finance and Audit Committee

Pelham Finance and Audit Committee Application Form - Word Version / PDF Version

Pelham Finance and 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 Wayne Olson, Councillor Ron Kore

 

Staff representative:

Belinda Ravazzolo, Administrative Assistant to Corporate Services

905-892-2607 x348

bravazzolo@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Cannabis Control Committee

Cannabis Control Committee Application Form - Word Version PDF Version

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, Councillor Hildebrandt 

Staff Representative:

Barb Wiens, Directors of Planning and Development 
905-892-2607 Ext. 316

bwiens@pelham.ca 

 

To request login information and to attend a meeting please contact:

Jodi Legros, Administrative Assistant Community Planning and Development

905-892-2607 Ext. 321

jlegros@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Committee of Adjustment

Committee of Adjustment Application Form - Word Version / PDF Version

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, Brenda Stan

 

Fenceviewers: Committee of Adjustment members, + Michael Tucker 

Staff Representative:

Holly Willford, Town Clerk/ Secretary-Treasurer 
Sarah Leach, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer 

905-892-2607 x315

 

Should you wish to appear before the Committee of Adjustment and speak to an application on the agenda, please contact Sarah Leach to pre-register no later than the Friday before the hearing. Alternatively, all hearings will be livestreamed. 

Sarah Leach, Deputy Clerk 

905-892-2607 Ext. 320

sleach@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Community Beautification Committee

Beautification Committee Application Form - Word Version / PDF Version

Beautification Committee Terms of Reference 

Beautification webpage


Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed:
Frances Kuypers, Jennifer Pilzecker, Cynthia Roberts, Cathy Robins, Lois LaCroix, Vilma Moretti, Rachael Holmes, Mayor Junkin

Staff Representative:

Dave Nicholls, Supervisor of Beautification

905-892-2607 x350

dnicholls@pelham.ca 

 

To request login information and to attend a meeting please contact:

Christine Tonon, Administrative Assistant Public Works

905-892-2607 Ext. 332

ctonon@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee

Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee Application - Word Version / PDF Version

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

 

Staff Representative:

Holly Willford, Town Clerk

905-892-2607 x315

hwillford@pelham.ca

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Livestock Valuer and Poundkeeper

Livestock and Poundkeeper Application - Word Version / PDF Version

Appointee: Michael Tucker and Mayor Marvin Junkin 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Meridian Community Centre Hospitality Committee

MCC Hospitality Committee Application - Word Version / PDF Version

MCC Hospitality Committee Terms of Reference 


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

 

Staff Representative: 

Vickie vanRavenswaay, Director of Recreation, Culture and Wellness

905-892-2607 x 312

VvanRavenswaay@pelham.ca 

 

To request login information and to attend a meeting please contact:

Karen Blake, Administrative Assistant Recreation Culture and Wellness

905-892-2607 Ext. 347

kblake@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Meridian Community Centre User Groups Committee

MCC User Group Committee Application - Word Version / PDF Version

MCC User Group Committee Terms of Reference 

 

Staff Representative: 

Vickie vanRavenswaay, Director of Recreation, Culture and Wellness

905-892-2607 x 312

VvanRavenswaay@pelham.ca 

 

To request login information and to attend a meeting please contact:

Karen Blake, Administrative Assistant Recreation Culture and Wellness

905-892-2607 Ext. 347

kblake@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee

Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee Application - Word Version / PDF Version

Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee Terms of Reference 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Pelham Active Transportation Committee

Pelham Active Transportation Committee ApplicationWord Version / PDF Version

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, Dave Nicholson, Barbara Rybiak, Council representative: Councillor John Wink

 

Staff Representative:

Tolga Aydin, Engineering Technologist 

905-892-2607 x 342

taydin@pelham.ca 

 

To request login information and to attend a meeting please contact:

Christine Tonon, Administrative Assistant Public Works

905-892-2607 Ext. 332

ctonon@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Pelham Arts Advisory Committee

Pelham Arts Advisory Committee Application Word Version / PDF Version

Pelham Arts Advisory Committee Terms of Reference 

PAAC Webpage


Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed: 
Barbara Rybiak, Els Swart, Catharine Carr, Colleen Kenyon, Darren Keay, Mary Powley Council representative: Councillor Bob Hildebrandt 

Staff Representative:

Stephanie Yole, Culture and Community Enhancement Programmer

905-892-2607 Ext. 341

syole@pelham.ca 

 

To request login information and to attend a meeting please contact:

Karen Blake, Administrative Assistant Recreation Culture and Wellness

905-892-2607 Ext. 347

kblake@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee

Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee Application - Word Version PDF Version

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, Elena Simone-Simonetti, Erin Stitt, Anna Oakes, Gwen MacDougall, Dave Nicholson, Ann Villalta, Garth Hamilton, Council Representative: Councillor Marianne Stewart 

 

Staff Representative:

Brittany Maclean, Active Living Programmer

905-892-2607 Ext. 372

bmaclean@pelham.ca 

 

To request login information and to attend a meeting please contact:

Karen Blake, Administrative Assistant Recreation Culture and Wellness

905-892-2607 Ext. 347

kblake@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Pelham Summerfest Committee

Pelham Summerfest Committee Application - Word Version / PDF Version

Pelham Summerfest Committee Terms of Reference (amended & approved: March 2, 2020)

Summerfest Webpage


Members for the four year term ending November 15, 2022 or until their successors are appointed: 
Bryan Lachapelle (Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce Rep), Julie Milligan, Frank Adamson, Kelly Sauriol (Welland/Chamber of Commerce Rep), Remo Battista, Diego Lopez
Council representative: Councillor John Wink

 

Staff Representative:

Amanda Deschenes, Special Events and Festivals Programmer

905-892-2607 Ext. 352

adeschenes@pelham.ca 

 

To request login information and to attend a meeting please contact:

Karen Blake, Administrative Assistant Recreation Culture and Wellness

905-892-2607 Ext. 347

kblake@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Pelham Thursday Night Experience Committee

Pelham Thursday Night Experience Committee Application - Word Version / PDF Version

Pelham Thursday Night Experience Committee Terms of Reference 

 

To request login information and to attend a meeting please contact:

Karen Blake, Administrative Assistant Recreation Culture and Wellness

905-892-2607 Ext. 347

kblake@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Utility Sustainability Advisory Committee

Utility Sustainability Advisory Committee Application - Word Version / PDF Version

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, Council representative:  Councillor Bob Hildebrandt

 

Staff Representative:

Jason Marr, Director of Public Works

905-892-2607 x 313

jmarr@pelham.ca 

 

To request login information and to attend a meeting please contact:

Christine Tonon, Administrative Assistant Public Works

905-892-2607 Ext. 332

ctonon@pelham.ca 

 

See upcoming meetings and agendas on the council calendar.

Pelham Public Library Board

Pelham Public Library Board Application - Word Version / PDF Version

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 

 

Regular meetings are on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.  Please note: no meetings are held in July or December.

 

Members of the public who would like to attend the virtual meetings can request the meeting link by sending an email to admin@pelhamlibrary.on.ca

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 John Wink

Pelham Business Association 
Councillor Ron Kore

Niagara Central Airport Commission 
Councillor Lisa Haun 

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