Agricultural Service Board

Promoting a sustainable future for MD residents.

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River’s Agricultural Service Board acts as an advisory body to Council and the Minister of Agriculture on agricultural matters affecting residents, while promoting and supporting local agriculture and environmental stewardship.

The Agriculture Service Board works diligently to plan, develop and promote a variety of agricultural policies to meet the needs of the MD. It also helps the MD manage vital programs including weed & pest control, soil & water conservation, and livestock disease control.The Agriculture Service Board exists to promote, enhance and protect viable and sustainable agriculture with a view to improving the economic viability of the agricultural producer

Click Here to view the 2018 - 2023 Agriculture Service Board Business Plan.

Meet your Agricultural Service Board Members

Council appoints three farmer members and two Councillors to the Agricultural Service Board and public meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month.

Sandra Melzer


Ag Board Melzer
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Robert Esau


Ag Board Esau robert.esau (@)


Damond Stadnyk


Ag Board Stadnyk



Orin Sand


Ag Board Sand


Jessica Middlestadt


Ag Board Mittelstadt


Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

The Lesser Slave River region hosts the Show n’ Shine Car show, Geocaching events, an Easter Family Egg-stravaganza, Relay for Life, Community Corporate Challenge, Spooktacular Halloween Party, and various Christmas Charity events. With all of these events, there is something fun for everyone almost every weekend in the Region. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
Legendary Lesser Slave River

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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