Barbara Bragg is founder and president of The Learning Company, a training centre that teaches students various aspects of computer technology. In 2002, she won a Contribution to Community Award. As of 2007, she serves on the Brandon University Animal Care Committee. She had previously served on Brandon's Board of Governors ini the 1990s, resigning in 1997. Bragg campaigned for the Rosser Ward (Ward Two) a second time in a 1999 by-election, losing to Marion Robinsong. Her husband, Marty Snelling, was the Progressive Conservative candidate for Brandon East in the 1999 provincial election.
Leo Peloquin was Mayor of Hartney from 1989 to 1998, and presided over a period of relative economic growth for the town. He did not seek re-election in 1998. He had previously served on council from 1986 to 1989. Peloquin is the father of professional wrestler Chi Chi Cruz.
Roy McGillivray was first elected as Mayor of Neepawa in 1992, defeating incumbent mayor Homer Gill by a two-to-one margin. He was appointed to the provincial building standards board, and was re-elected to the mayoralty without opposition in 1995. In 1996, he encouraged the construction of an Agro-Enviro Centre to support the local farm industry. He did not seek re-election in 1998. In 1999, he was appointed to a task force that assessed flooding damage to businesses in western and southwestern Manitoba. He was critical of Ken Waddell, his successor as mayor, accusing him of "mixing religion with politics".