Councillor Tamara Miyanaga has been elected Reeve of the Municipal District of Taber during the organizational meeting this week.
Miyanaga's ascension to the top role marks a change in leadership, as she had been previously serving as the Deputy Reeve for the past year. The new Reeve secure victory over her opponent, Reeve Merrill Harris, in a 4-3 vote.
Division 3 Councillor Brian G. Hildebrand nominated Miyanaga.
Councillor John DeGroot, will take up the mantle of Deputy Reeve, offering a valuable complement to Miyanaga's leadership.
Miyanaga, whose political journey began in 2017 with her initial election and subsequent re-election in 2021, has consistently demonstrated a deep understanding of the local issues and a steadfast commitment to fostering a vibrant and cohesive community.
Her strong track record and dedication to public service signal a promising future for the MD of Taber under her leadership.
The MD of Taber is located in south-central Alberta neighbouring 6 other rural municipalities.