FOR THE CURRENT YEAR Council has assigned designated areas of political accountability by way of portfolios to individual Councillors. Under these portfolios, Councillors will act as the public or community liaison person and the person taking the coordination initiative. These appointments are for a one-year term. Decision-making remains with the full Council.

Municipal Council
Council is the governing elected body for the Village of Warfield, comprised of a Mayor and four Councillors. All members of Council are elected for terms of four years.

The Community Charter and Local Government Act give Council the statutory authority to do such things as provide services, set budgets, levy taxes and establish policies for the benefit and protection of its residents.

Village of Warfield Municipal Building

Frank Marino

Mayor

Frank was elected to Mayor of Warfield in October 2022, his first time on a municipal council. He and his wife Betty Anne have lived in Warfield for 23 years and raised their three children in the community. He enjoys remaining active through hockey, golf, CrossFit, and anything that brings him outdoors.
Frank completed his Bachelor of Education and MBA at UBC. He offers deep practical knowledge in Human Resources and Administration having worked in senior positions at Interior Health, Golden Life Management and Columbia Power. Frank currently provides HR consulting services with a focus on team building, strategic planning, and harassment investigations.

Frank values service in community life, and has served on many boards, most recently as Chair of Community Futures plus several committees of the Lower Columbia Community Development Team – Health & Hospital Committee, Executive Committee, Community Health Centre team. He also volunteers for Sanctuary and KidSport.

As Mayor, Frank’s priority is to ensure that Warfield continues to thrive as a family-friendly community.

Frank’s Portfolio includes: Water Committee, Budget Committee, Human Resources Committee, West Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Board, Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Director

Raymond Masleck

Councillor

Raymond Masleck has lived in Warfield with his wife Linda since 1988. He retired in 2010 after working as a reporter for the Trail Daily Times for 30 years. He volunteers in the arts and culture and seniors’ housing sectors, and is a long-time member of the Rotary Club of Trail. First elected to council in a 2017 by-election, he was re-elected 2018 and 2022.

Raymond’s Portfolio includes: Deputy Mayor, Water Committee, Budget Committee, Policy Committee, Human Resources Committee, Infrastructure Committee, Communications Committee, Lower Columbia Community Development Team, Municipal Insurance Association (alternate), West Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Board (alternate), Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Alternate Director

Carolyn Amantea

Councillor

Carolyn made her home in Warfield with her husband and daughters in 2006 and continues to enjoy all that our area has to offer. After completing her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Victoria, Carolyn spent three years in Hokkaido, Japan and returned to Canada to work in the field of adult education.

Currently, Carolyn works as the West Kootenay Local Immigration Partnership and Settlement Services Coordinator for CBAL. Her interests and skills lie with community development, social and environmental issues and she is keen to put these assets to work for Warfield residents.

Carolyn also sits on the Social Advisory Committee of the Columbia Basin Trust and is a member of the Lower Columbia Community Health Centre working group.
In her spare time, Carolyn loves to play squash and hockey, ride her mountain bike, hike, read and volunteer!

Carolyn’s Portfolio includes: Water Committee, Budget Committee, Warfield Food Advisory Committee, Special Events Committee (alternate), Warfield Youth Action Network Oversight Committee, Communications Committee, Age Friendly Regional Liaison, Ktunaxa Kinbasket Treaty Advisory Committee, Trail Health and Environment Committee, Webster School Liaison

Jim Hill

Councillor

Councillor Jim Hill has lived in Warfield with his wife, Esther, since 2003. He has two grown children: one in Rossland, one living in Wainwright Alberta, and three grand children.

Jim is looking forward to working with the new Mayor and councillors to address issues pertaining to the Village. As a second term councillor, he is looking towards the future by continuing his work with the infrastructure committee, following through with the water supply plan, and the sewage treatment plant.

Jim, along with his enthusiastic crew on the Special Events committee, is also looking forward to bringing lots of fun events to the people of Warfield.

Jim’s Portfolio includes: Water Committee, Budget Committee, Human Resources Committee, Infrastructure Committee, Special Events Committee, Restorative Justice Committee, Warfield Firefighters Liaison

Fran Noone

Councillor

Fran moved to Warfield in 1998 to work at Cominco as a Research Librarian and retired from Teck Metals 18 years later. Originally from Victoria, Fran attended UBC and graduated with a B.Sc. in Geology. After working as a geologist in her twenties, she returned to university to earn a Master of Library and Information Studies degree at McGill University. Before moving to the West Kootenay, Fran was the Systems Librarian at Lethbridge Community College. Fran has also served in volunteer positions and on Boards. She enjoys playing bridge and golfing with her partner Richard, as well as walking, skiing, gardening and sewing.

Fran’s Portfolio includes: Water Committee, Budget Committee, Policy Committee, Municipal Insurance Association, Trail Health and Environment Committee (alternate), Webster School Liaison (alternate)

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