The role of the Eastern Regional Services Board (ERSB) is to provide municipal services mandated by the Province. Currently the ERSB is implementing the Provincial Solid Waste Management Strategy through the provision of waste management services and implementing a pilot project for the provision of Regional Water and Wastewater Systems Operators under the Community Sustainability Partnership.

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2017 Board Elections - Results

Official Results for Wards 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11

The election of Directors for the Eastern Regional Service Board (ERSB) has now been finalized. The votes were tallied this morning by Board Clerk Bradley Power, CAO Ken Kelly and Manager Corporate Services Lynn Tucker at the ERSB headquarters in St. John's. The official results are as follows:

Sub-Region/Ward 5

- Peggy Roche (ELECTED)

- Gary Gosine

Sub-Region/Ward 7

- Kevin McDonald (ACCLAIMED on Oct. 31, 2017)

Sub-Region/Ward 8

- Samuel Whalen (ELECTED)

- Christopher Adams 

- George Janes

Sub-Region/Ward 9

- Glenn Clarke (ELECTED)

- Don Coombs

Sub-Region/Ward 10

- Hilda Whelan (ACCLAIMED on Oct. 31, 2017)

Sub-Region/Ward 11 

- Bill Bailey (ELECTED)

- Robert Gammon

- Craig Pardy

Congratulations to everyone who was elected. Also, thank you to everyone who put their name forward as a nominee for the available positions. The Board is very grateful for the interest shown by communities and individuals throughout the Eastern Region.

We also want to thank the staff and administrators in municipalities and local service districts throughout the area who supported the election process. Your attention and timely responses were greatly appreciated. 

Questions/comments about the election process or the outcomes can be directed to Bradley Power, Board Clerk and Outreach Coordinator at 709-579-8889 / 697-2633 or

The Eastern Waste Management Committee has been established to oversee the modernization of a solid waste management system for the Greater Avalon region including both residential and commercial users. Visit Eastern Waste Management.