Boards and Advisory Committees

The public is invited to participate in municipal affairs by serving on various boards and advisory committees.

Objectives of the Boards and Committees

  • Improve relations between politicians and community members. 
  • Ensure greater transparency in municipal affairs. 
  • Gain a better understanding of community needs. 
  • Solve specific issues and bring new ideas. 
  • Strike a balance between the levels of services and taxation. 
  • Assist the municipality in being more efficient in the implementation of projects. 

Composition of Committees and Terms of Office

  • Committees include two elected officials and members of the public appointed by Council
  • The term of office is four years and coincides with that of the municipal council. 


All boards and committee meetings are public. For meeting dates, please visit Agendas and Minutes

Become a Member of a Committee 

  • After municipal elections, a notice is published in a local newspaper and our website asking people to apply to vacant positions. 
  • If a seat becomes vacant before the planned end of a term, the vacancy will be announced in a local newspaper and on our website. 
  • Individuals wishing to become a member of a committee must submit an email or a letter of presentation with a copy of their resume. 

Casselman Public Library Board of Directors 

In Ontario, public libraries are created by municipal by-laws and governed by public library boards, as outlined in the Public Libraries Act. Visit the Casselman Public Library.

The members of the board of directors are on the Casselman Public Library website. 

Committee of Adjustment and Property Standards

The Committee of Adjustment is authorized by the Ontario Planning Act to grant minor variances from the provisions of the Zoning By-law, to permit extensions, enlargements or variations of existing legal non-conforming uses. The committee meets when minor variance requests are received.

Committee members were appointed at the meeting of February 8, 2023.

Ms. Suzanne Charrette, President
Mr. René Laflèche, Member
Mr. Mathieu Surprenant, Member
Mr. Paul Groulx, Municipal Council Representative
Ms. Anik Charon, Municipal Council Representative

Mrs. Mélodie Sorrell, Secretary-Treasurer
Mr. Sébastien Dion, Deputy Clerk
Mr. Pascal Doucet, Director of Urban Planning

Corporation of the Casselman Downtown Revitalization

The objectives of the corporation are to: 

  • Improve the vitality of Casselman’s downtown core
  • Promote buying locally 
  • Attract and retain tourists to Casselman and the surrounding community
  • Create a sense of belonging to the community of Casselman

Municipal Community Engagement Committee

Get ready to make a meaningful impact in our community! We invite the residents to actively participate in our municipal committees. Your involvement is crucial as it allows you to value your unique skills, perspectives, and ideas towards shaping the future of our community. Join us and discover the rewarding opportunities our committees offer. Together, let's build a stronger, more vibrant community that reflects the voices and aspirations of its residents. 

Community Event Facilitation and Volunteer Mobilization Committee

Join the Community Events Facilitation and Volunteer Mobilization Committee! Create a vibrant community where events thrive, and volunteers are valued. Together, let's plan inclusive events, promote volunteering, and strengthen our social fabric. Join us for a positive impact now!

For more information, we invite you to view the mandate of this committee which includes its goals, objectives, and activities. Click here

To Apply!

To apply, please follow one of the two actions below:

1. Fill out this form:

2. Apply in person at 751 St Jean St, Casselman. Forms will be available at the reception.

For any questions:
Please email: [email protected]