Town Hall

Senior Leadership Team

Meet the Senior Leadership Team that provides strategic guidance to drive the Town of High River forward.

Chris Prosser, Chief Administrative Officer

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) provides leadership to the organization of approximately 200 employees and is the link between the Council and Administration. The CAO also ensures that Council has the information it needs to make sound policy decisions and support the achievement of the Council's strategic direction. The CAO works with Council and Administration to facilitate the budget process and establish and monitor Council's Strategic Priorities.

Mr. Prosser has over 24 years of experience in municipal government as a CAO and Land Use Planner, including 14 years as CAO for the District of Invermere in British Columbia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of Calgary, focusing on urban studies.

The CAO provides direction to the Planning and Development Services, Renewal (Flood protection and mitigation), Emergency Management and Protective Services and the High River Fire Department, Financial Services and Community Development. In addition, he works in collaboration with and receives advice and assistance from the members of the Senior Leadership Team members.

Sonja Coleman, Director of Corporate & Community Support

The Director of Corporate & Community Support provides leadership and strategic direction in Communications, Community & Support Services, Human Resources, Information Services, and Legislative & Advisory Services.

Reiley McKerracher, Director of Municipal Services

Reiley is a Professional Engineer registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) with 19 years of civil engineering experience, 15 of which have been in municipal government. Reiley started with the Town of High River in 2009 and has a long history with the Town before that, having graduated from Senator Riley High School.

The Director of Municipal Services oversees town functions, including services from garbage collection to tap water, life cycle maintenance of roads, water-related infrastructure, parks and recreation programs, facilities, and maintenance. In addition, this position oversees Safety Codes, Utilities, Fleet and the Water Treatment Facility.

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