Town Administration

Listed below is contact information for current members of the Town's executive leadership team.

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Kalen Hastings
Chief Administrative Officer

As CAO for the Town of Coaldale, Kalen 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.

Corporate Services

Kyle Beauchamp, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer & Deputy CAO

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

Emergency Services

Clayton Rutberg
Director of Protective Services & Fire Chief

Clayton 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. 

Mark Anderson
Manager of Community Policing

Mark Anderson is a part of the Management Team at the Fire Hall and provides leadership, coordination and supervision of the Coaldale and District Municipal Enforcement (CDME) program and the Town of Coaldale Photo Radar unit. 

The Manager of Community Policing is a key leadership position within the Emergency Services department that plays an essential role in public safety in the Town of Coaldale.

Community Services

Russ Tanner
Director of Recreation and Community Services

Russ is highly regarded throughout the province for his efficient and prudent approach to management and community programming. He has an impressive background specializing in management and recreation and has worked for multiple Southern Albertan communities. Russ is responsible for cultivating high quality services that Coaldale's community groups deserve while taking on large-scale projects that support our long-term growth and development.

Planning & Development

Cameron Mills
Director of Growth & Investment

Making the Town an attractive place for investment and to ensure that the Town of Coaldale achieves its potential as a growing, vibrant, and prosperous community that its residents and businesses can be proud of is the chief responsibility of the Director of Growth & Investment. In this role, Cameron 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. In that regard, the role focuses on ensuring that growth and change is undertaken in a logical, efficient, and fiscally responsible manner and is responsive to the needs and desires of the broader community and its many stakeholders.  In addition to overseeing the Town's Planning & Development functions, Cameron oversees Communications, Public Engagement, Marketing, Economic Development, and Intergovernmental Relations including securing funding through private, Provincial, and Federal grant programs.


Justin MacPherson C.E.T.
Director of Operational Services

The Director of Operational Services, under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, is primarily responsible to authorize and organize the management of the Operational Services department and associated staff positions. This position advises the CAO and elected representatives on policy questions and refers major policy matters to these representatives for final decision. While the Infrastructure and Engineering Department is responsible for capital project management and design, the Operational Services department is responsible for the delivery of services, and the operating and maintenance of existing infrastructure.