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Meet Your Council

Contact Mayor and Council

Mayor Kathy Moore

After two terms as a Rossland councillor, Kathy Moore is proud to be serving the community in her new role as Mayor. Born and raised in California, she is a dual citizen with undergraduate and law degrees. She is retired from a career in sales management consulting and lives in Rossland with her husband, two cats and a parrot. She has a married son, a wonderful daughter-in-law and a darling granddaughter. Kathy loves the outdoor lifestyle made possible by Rossland’s natural amenities.

Kathy has a passionate interest in seeing Rossland strengthen its commitment to good governance, regional cooperation, accountability to residents and to continue the implementation of the Strategic Sustainability Plan. She is proud of all the accomplishments that were achieved by the city over the last few terms. She greatly appreciates the support she has received during her time on council and encourages all residents to contact her and provide their views and feedback. She believes our community is made stronger by community engagement, open and honest communication and lively discourse.

She looks forward to representing Rossland, along with the other local mayors, on the RDKB board as well as the following committees: Broadband, Sewage, Communications, Financial/Audit/ Organizational planning, Public Works, Community Groups, Administration/Compensation and the West Kootenay Economic Development Dialogue group. She anticipates a very busy and rewarding term on council.

 Councillor Aaron Cosbey

Aaron Cosbey and his wife came to Rossland to ski in 2000, and ended up getting hooked.  Aaron is a consulting economist with over 20 years’ experience on sustainable development issues ranging from climate change to investment policy.  He is also a serial community volunteer.  He is excited to be serving as a Councillor for the City he loves, with a team he respects.

 

 

 

 

Councillor Marten Kruysse

Marten Kruysse Profile

 

  • 35 years local government and business management experience
  • Consultant and advisor to local governments in B.C., Alberta, Asia & Caribbean
  • Focus on organizational planning, business strategy, and continuous improvement of services
  • Community volunteer for 27 years

 

 

Councillor Andrew Zwicker

Andrew is a values based entrepreneur working on projects and launching new ventures built on a triple bottom line. If it has the ability to change the world for a better, more sustainable place than Andrew is interested in getting on board to help drive it forward. Andrew is presently working as the Vice President of Propel Bioenergy, launching a game-changing start-up in the renewable energy sphere, developing carbon negative energy from waste solutions.

 

 

 

 

Councillor Andy Morel

Andy has been a resident of Rossland since 1998. He’s a self-employed carpenter/handyman and runs a nordic skiing business called Kootenay Nordic Ventures during the winter months.

 He has experience on non-profit boards, having served as a director on the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture and as past-present of Black Jack Ski Club.

 

 

 

 

Councillor John Greene

John is a born and raised Rosslander who hopes to bring his love and passion for Rossland's Life Style and  Heritage to help this council make good decisions for the citizens of Rossland.  He is honoured to be elected to be a Councillor and is excited to be serving with this group of Councillors.  He believes that we have challenges ahead of us but thinks we have the right mix of people to move Rossland in a positive direction.  He feels fortunate to be able to enjoy the outdoor life style in Rossland and to be able to contribute to our community.

 

 

 

Councillor Lloyd McLellan

Lloyd McLellan, married and father of three children, is a retired Superintendent of Maintenance for School District No. 11.  Lloyd has over 9 years previous experience on Rossland City Council and 9 years of experience as Rossland’s representative to the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.