Wheatland County’s day-to-day operations are led by the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and carried out by around 150 staff. Operations are divided into departments and underlying business divisions as seen below.

Administrative Services

A couple small departments report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer. These departments include business divisions such as human resources, payroll, communications, and health and safety; as well as emergency and fire services

Chief Administrative Officer
Brian Henderson, CPA, CA

403-361-2001
brian.henderson@wheatlandcounty.ca

General Manager of Community and Development Services
Matthew Boscariol, MEs, MCIP, RPP

403-361-2005
matthew.boscariol@wheatlandcounty.ca

The Community and Development Services department is comprised of several diverse divisions that provide a wide range of both hard and soft services to the county and region as a whole. Business divisions within the department include subdivision and redesignation, development services, safety codes, geographic information systems (mapping and addressing), economic development, tourism, community services (parks and recreation), and protective services.

This administrative department includes business divisions such as property tax and assessment, utility billing, community funding (grants), records management, IT services, accounts payable and receivable, and financial reporting. Also included within this department, are staff that manage the main phone line and reception counter at the administration office.

General Manager of Corporate and Financial Services
Tracy Buteau

403-361-2002
tracy.buteau@wheatlandcounty.ca

General Manager of Transporation and Agriculture
Michael Ziehr, CET

403-361-2008
michael.ziehr@wheatlandcounty.ca

This is Wheatland County’s largest department. Included in the Transportation and Agriculture department are the following business divisions: agricultural servicesenvironmental programswaste transfer site operations, gravel pit operations, facility maintenance, land services, utility and hamlet operations, vehicle and equipment maintenance, and all public works crews (construction, grader, gravel, and surfacing/bridge crews).

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