Veronica Bliska


Councillor

Municipal District of Peace No. 135

Veronica Bliska has been a member of the Oil Sands Advisory Group since its inception in September 2016. Former Reeve and Councilor for the Municipal District of Peace, Veronica has enjoyed 20 years in municipal government. Her involvement in local politics has led to many governance positions including Chair of the Northern Alberta Elected Leaders, Chair of the Peace Library System and a director on the Northern Alberta Transportation Bureau. Veronica developed a keen understanding of land use planning from her 15 years on the Executive of the Mackenzie Municipal Planning Agency, served on the Provincial Land Use Framework and was a director on the Community Planning Association of Alberta.

Veronica and her husband Don operate a grain farm in the Peace Region, north east of the Town of Grimshaw. They have 2 children that have completed post-Secondary, and continue to live and work in the north.