Mayor & Council

The town is governed by a council-administrator form of government where the Town Council sets town policy and the Town Administrator is responsible for town operations. 

The council consists of a mayor and six council members. All council members are elected for a four-year term and must be residents of the Town of Wadena. Only residents of Wadena can vote on election day for mayor and council. 

Listed below is the contact information for Mayor & Council as well as any appointments outside of Council. (Appointments to committees of Council are listed on the Council Committees page)

Present Term: November 7, 2016 - November 2020


Greg Linnen, Mayor
Term in office:
Phone: 306-338-7519
Email: y.g.linnen@sasktel.net
Appointments:
  • EMO Executive Committee
  • Wadena Health Action Group
  • Wadena & Area Health Foundation
  • Saskatoon Health Region
  • Quill Lakes Watershed Authority
Shelly Fitch, Council Member 
Term in office:
Phone: 306-338-3685
Email: d.fitch@sasktel.net
Deputy Mayor: August 1 - October 31, 2018
Appointments:
  • Wadena Museum
  • Wadena Crisis Cares Fund
  • Library
  • Wadena Van Corporation
Conrad Eliason, Council Member 
Term in office:
Phone: 306-338-7917
Email: conradeliason@gmail.com
Deputy Mayor: February 1 - April 30, 2018
Appointments:
  • Cemetery Committee
  • Weneeda Park Lodge
Sara Sobchyshyn, Council Member 
Term in office:
Phone: 306-338-7868
Email: sara81@live.ca
Deputy Mayor: May 1 - July 31, 2018
Appointments:
  • Wadena Economic Development Cmte.
  • Weneeda Park Lodge
  • Wadena & Dist. Fire Assoc.
  • Town & Country Fair
  • Quill Lakes Flood Impact Group
Greg Chaykowski, Council Member
Term in office: November 2016 - Present
Phone: 306-338-7881
Email: chikeswelding@sasktel.net
Appointments:
  • Wadena Museum
  • Central Regional Landfill Waste Auth.
  • NE Area Transportation Planning Cmte.
Jody Christianson, Council Member
Term in office: November 2017 - Present
Phone: 403-625-8989
Email: jody.christianson@yahoo.com
Appointments:
  • Central Regional Landfill Waste Auth.
Kelly Tokarchuk, Council Member
Term in office: November 2016 - Present
Phone: 306-338-8299
Email: ktokarchuk@hotmail.com
Deputy Mayor: November 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019
Appointments:
  • Wadena & Dist. Fire Assoc.
  • EMO Executive Committee





Top (from left to right): Greg Linnen, Greg Chaykowski, Shelley Fitch, Conrad Eliason Bottom (from left to right): Kelly Tokarchuk, Sara Sobchyshyn, Jody Christianson

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