Management Team

Find information about the Town of Coaldale’s Management Team and their contact information.

Kalen Hastings, Chief Administrative Officer, CAO

Email: cao@coaldale.ca

Phone: 403-345-1306

Kalen, as CAO for the Town of Coaldale, is the administrative conduit between Town Council and the Town of Coaldale Staff. He oversees the operation of the Town of Coaldale’s various departments from Community Services through to Utilities and leads the Senior Management Team. The responsibility to see that Town Council’s vision for Coaldale comes to fruition is one of the key roles Kalen fills as CAO. Kalen also oversees economic development for the Town.

Emergency Services

Kevin McKeown, Fire Chief

Kevin is responsible for overseeing Coaldale and District Emergency Services as the Fire Chief. He leads a volunteer crew which provides emergency response to the town and a portion of the Lethbridge County area.

You can email Kevin at firechief@coaldale.ca or call 403-345-1330.

Mark Murphy, Director of Emergency Management

Mark is responsible for the oversight of the Public Safety (Community Peace Officer) program and Emergency Management program. Mark works closely with many different stakeholders both internal and external to the town as well as non-profit, non-governmental, governmental and other communities to ensure the safety of residents and visitors to the town and surrounding areas. Mark also oversees Emergency Advisory, Joint Emergency Advisory and Public Safety committees.

You can email Mark at emergencyservices@coaldale.ca or call him at 403-345-1332

Engineering Services

Andrea Koester, Director of Infrastructure and Engineering

Andrea provides in-house technical oversight and engineering support services to all Town departments. Andrea is also responsible for infrastructure assessments, creating engineering solutions to infrastructure challenges, project management, preparing RFP’s and technical reports and/or studies.

You can email Andrea at infrastructure@coaldale.ca or call her at 403-345-1351

Financial Services

Michelle Overbeeke, Director of Financial Services

Michelle is responsible for overseeing the budgetary process, the accounting of grants and expenditures, insurance matters, external audits, and the Town’s Financial Services Department.

You can email Michelle at finance@coaldale.ca or call her at 403-345-1301.

Fleet Services

Kelli Tuttle, Manager of Fleet and Assets

Kelli is responsible for developing a framework for asset management best practices and providing services to aid the Town in effectively managing their assets, business processes and knowledge to deliver cost effective services to the citizens of the Town of Coaldale.

You can email Kelli at accounting@coaldale.ca or call her at 403-345-1354

Human Resources

Mollie Habke, Manager of Human Resources

Mollie is responsible for developing and implementing human resources programs, procedures and strategies that optimize staffing and operational goals. She is also responsible for the Occupational Health and Safety Program and oversees Payroll.

You can email Mollie at hr@coaldale.ca or call her at 403-345-1307

Operations

Terry May, Operations Supervisor

Terry oversees the operational sub-departments of Public Works, Utilities, Building Maintenance and Recreation. He deals with the day to day operations of the Town of Coaldale.

You can email Terry at operations@coaldale.ca or call him at 403-345-1353

Planning, Development & Community Services

Spencer Croil, Director of Planning and Community Development

Spencer is responsible for overseeing the drafting, implementation, and monitoring of the procedures, policies, regulations, and processes that relate to the growth and change of the Town’s built environment. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of planning and development, Spencer’s role also focuses on ensuring that growth and change is undertaken in a logical, efficient, and fiscally responsible manner, and that it is responsive to the needs and desires of the Town’s stakeholders (residents, businesses, organizations, and so on). Spencer also oversees Development and Environmental Services.

You can email Spencer at planner@coaldale.ca or call him at 403-345-1304

Cindy L’Hirondelle, Manager of Development and Environmental Services

Cindy is responsible for development of residential and commercial properties within the town, working with developers to establish a cohesive professional relationship, site inspections, and ensuring compliance is maintained. Cindy also oversees the Parks department and solid waste programs in Coaldale including garbage, recycling and composting.

You can email Cindy at buildingCoaldale@coaldale.ca or call her at 403-345-1337

Cindy Hoffman, Manager of Community Services

Cindy is responsible for working with the community’s broad range of stakeholders to ensure Coaldale’s citizens and visitors receive the programs, services and cultural/recreational opportunities they desire. Cindy manages and undertakes the work required to successfully prepare and deliver the programs, processes and procedures required to fulfill the department’s mandate.

You can email Cindy at commserv@coaldale.ca or call her at 403-345-1324

To contact anyone on the Management team, or anyone else at the Town of Coaldale, please visit the Contact page.