Mayor & Council

Mayor and Council

The Kippens Council is made up of seven (7) members elected by municipal election. Council is structured as follows:

Acting Mayor

Jeannie Duffenais -

Acting Deputy Mayor

Michelle Bennett-MacIsaac -


Julia Power -


Terms of office are for four years. The current term extends from November 2021 to September 2025.

Mayor’s Role

The Mayor is Head of Council and presides at all meetings of Council and represents it at official functions. The Mayor is an ex-officio member of all committees of Council. 

Deputy Mayor’s Role

In the absence or incapacity of the Mayor, the Deputy Mayor has the powers and shall exercise the duties of the Mayor.

Councillors’ Roles

Councillors represent the interests of the citizens of Kippens.  They bring, discuss and vote on proposed regulatory matters, municipal projects and decisions to be made by the Council and act as liaison between Council and the community citizens.  Councillors participate in various committees in the municipality and act as liaison between these and council.

Invite the Mayor

The Mayor makes it a priority to attend special events, ceremonies and celebrations taking place in and around the community.  If you would like to invite the Mayor to your event, please email your request to or mail the invitationn to the town office.

Contact Information

Town of Kippens
2 Juniper Avenue
Kippens, NL
A2N 3H8
Phone:  709-643-5281
Fax:  709-643-9773