Division 3 councillor Crystal Kissel was selected as mayor of Rocky View County (RVC) by her fellow councillors at its annual organization meeting on Oct. 25.

Division 6 councillor Sunny Samra was named deputy mayor and it's his first term in the position.

Kissel previously served as deputy mayor and is taking over the reins from Div. 2 councillor Don Kochan, who served in the role for one year. Division 3 is located north and west of Cochrane.

Under the county’s system, councillors select a mayor and deputy mayor for one-year terms. The mayor serves as head of council, and chairs council meetings.

Councillors and public members were also named to various boards and committees, ranging from one to four-year terms.

During the meeting, council established the 2023 council and committee meeting calendar.