Our Village Council

Our Mayor and Council were elected during the General Municipal Election on October 10, 2018; they are to serve a four year term.  The newly elected Council swore their Oaths of Office at the Inaugural Council Meeting that took place on November 5, 2018.  Below is a brief biography of our Council members.

Mayor - Barbara Roden

Mayor Roden was born in the Lower Mainland of BC and lived in Ottawa and Great Britain before moving to Ashcroft in 1997.  She studied journalism and is currently the editor of The Ashcroft-Cache Creek Journal where she was bestowed the Jack Webster Award for Community Reporting in 2018. She previously served one term as Councillor and elected as Mayor 2018, and is on the board of the Southern Interior Local Government Association.  Mayor Roden is a long-time volunteer within the community including serving on the Board of the Winding Rivers Arts & Performance Society. She enjoys acting and directing in addition to her role on the Board.  She is also an accomplished author and editor of supernatural fiction, and is a two-time World Fantasy Award-winner and four-time nominee.

Councillor - Marilyn Anderson

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Councillor - Jonah Anstett

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Councillor - Nadine Davenport

Nadine Davenport moved to Ashcroft from the lower mainland, 10 years ago. Currently, owns UniTea Cafe & Lounge which has been operating on Railway Ave in downtown Ashcroft for 5 years.

Nadine has also worked as the Supervisor at the Ashcroft Pool for 5 years. She was one of founding members of Winding Rivers Arts and Performance Society and she is a also a Musician and Songwriter

Before moving to Ashcroft, Nadine worked for Tourism Vancouver and went to Capilano University where she took Arts and Entertainment Management.

Nadine looks forward to the next 4 years to help to contribute in positive ways to celebrate and uplift our Arts and Recreation Sector and to further our Economic Growth & Tourism.

Councillor - Deb Tuohey

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