Deputy Mayor Bert Pomeroy – Chair, Development & Planning Committee
First elected in 2012 Bert Pomeroy served four years as Councillor on the 11th Council of Happy Valley-Goose Bay and in September 2017 was re-elected in a Municipal General Election. In January of 2018, Councillor Pomeroy took on the role of Deputy Mayor. Further to the role of Deputy Mayor, he also Chairs the Development and Planning Committee and sits on the Finance, Administration & Policy Committee.
Deputy Mayor Pomeroy and his wife, Karen, raised their children in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and consider this community as their home. “It’s our children’s home and my granddaughter’s home” he proudly proclaims.
The Deputy Mayor’s background has a very strong mixture of Journalism, Communications, and Politics (both Provincial and Municipal). Deputy Mayor Pomeroy is also the Director of Communications with the Nunatsiavut Government.