The Power and Natural Gas Consumers’ Panel is established under the authority of section 7 of the Government Organization Act. The Panel consists of nine members appointed by the Minister of Service Alberta. The Panel is accountable to the Minister of Service Alberta and responsible for providing advice and guidance regarding current and emerging energy consumer issues. More detail can be found in the Panel's Mandate and Roles document. Follow the link to see the Power and Natural Gas Consumers’ Panel Compensation Disclosure.
Annette Clews lives in Sundre, Alberta. she has owned a small business since 2017, transitioning the company to a web-based store in 2019. From 2013 to 2017, she was an adjudicator on the Surface Rights Board and Land Compensation Board for the province of Alberta. Annette was a councillor for the Town of Sundre from 2001 to 2008, then acting Mayor from 2008 to 2010. In 2010 Annette was elected Mayor and served in this capacity until 2013. During that time, she completed several certifications, including basic economic development, municipal development board, municipal affairs assessment review board, municipal finance courses, incident command system ICS, dispute resolution, and effective leadership skills. During her time as Mayor, she successfully completed many projects for the community that required multiple levels of government involvement. In 2009, Annette and other council members from local communities were recognized at AUMA, winning the Minister of Municipal Affairs Award of Excellence for inter-municipal cooperation. In 2013, Annette received the Queen Elizabeth ll Diamond Jubilee medal for dedication to her community.