The Village of Marwayne is governed by one (1) Mayor and four (4) Councillors who are elected for a four (4) year term. Council oversees all municipal activities in accordance with the Municipal Government Act (MGA), which include but are not limited to: 

  • Planning and Zoning 
  • Land Development
  • Property Taxation
  • Capital Expenditures
  • Fire Protection and Bylaw Enforcement
  • Road Maintenance and Improvements
  • Parks and Recreation 
  • Water, Sewer and Garbage Services

Mayor Chris Neureuter

Chris Neureuter has served on Council for two (2) consecutive terms. Chris is currently the Mayor for the Village of Marwayne as well as the Health & Safety Officer for the County of Vermilion River. Not originally from Marwayne, Chris and his family have built a solid foundation in the community and look forward to spending their time enjoying all of the amenities it has to offer. Chris is married to his wife Treana and together they share two (2) beautiful children. More recently, they welcomed a new four legged friend to the family named Barkley who absolutely loves her evening strolls along the walking trails. Chris represents the Village of Marwayne on a variety of committees in the Lakeland area (i.e. East Central 911 Call Answer Society, Vermilion River Regional Alliance and the Intermunicipal Development Plan Liaison Committee) and is passionate about representing the Village’s best interests at all times. Chris looks forward to the opportunity to be on  Council for another term in order to keep moving the Village’s many projects along.


Councillor Rod McDonald

Rod McDonald has served on Council for one (1) term. Rod, now retired, spent his career working as a consultant in all aspects of the oil & gas industry. Rod sits on the Vermilion River Regional Waste Management Services Commission Board, the Alberta Central East  Water Corporation Committee, and the Go East of Edmonton Committee, and is always eager to attend meetings and events to advocate for the Village of Marwayne. Rod is married to his wife Joan and has resided in Marwayne for over 15 years. In his downtime, Rod is an avid golfer who aims to play a minimum of 18 holes every single day of the summer! 

Councillor Cheryle Eikeland

Cheryle Eikeland has served on Council for three (3) consecutive terms. Cheryle is currently the owner of the Historic Marwayne Hotel & Bar on Centre Street. Cheryle is very active in the community and annually hosts large events for the residents and their families such as “Light up Marwayne” in December and the Street Dance in advance of the Lea Park Rodeo each summer. Cheryle is the Chair of the Vermilion River Regional Alliance and greatly enjoys advocating for the Village of Marwayne when it comes to grant funding, rural broadband connectivity, EMS response times, etc. Cheryle is a dedicated volunteer firefighter and is proud to call Marwayne home for over 15 years. Cheryle is a member of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, the Economic Development Committee, the Marwayne Library Board, the Intermunicipal Development Liaison Committee, and the North East Alberta HUB.

P: (780) 242-3256


Councillor Ashley Rainey

Ashley Rainey was born and raised in Marwayne. Mom of four (4) beautiful children—Carter, Hayden, Knox, and Blayke—whom have made her a very active volunteer in the community. Ashley believes that supporting what our small community has to offer is a must in keeping our community sustainable and viable. Ashley has been involved in community organizations and volunteered on boards and committees including pre-school, figure skating, Marwayne Minor Hockey, Dance Association and the AG Society. Ashley is very approachable and kind and will always make time to listen to citizen's concerns. She's very proud of the community we have and  wants to be a continuing part of maintaining such a strong, beautiful Village. Ashley is committed to ensuring our Village Council remains a strong regional partner working closely with the County of Vermilion River and adjacent municipalities.

P: (780) 214-1410



Councillor Morgan Wood

Morgan Wood moved to Marwayne in 2005 from New Brunswick. He has previously served 2 terms on Marwayne Village council and enjoyed his time doing so. He is a father to four active boys, which get him out volunteering for different activities in the community. He currently work in Lloydminster as a Construction Superintendent for Calroc Ind. He has beene been a Marwayne volunteer firefighter for the past 14 years and is currently the Deputy Fire Chief. Morgan enjoys being a part of the Marwayne community and wants to continue to contribute to making it a great place to live.