2018 municipal election candidates

Merrickville Wolford councillor candidate – Bob Foster

Bob Foster Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Bob Foster Municipality: Merrickville Wolford Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired Professional Life I have enjoyed a fire Service career spanning 39 years, 34 years with the Ottawa Fire Department and five years as Chief of the Merrickville Fire Department.   Volunteer Service I was […]

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Merrickville Wolford councillor candidate – Tony Iannazzo

Tony Iannazzo Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Tony Iannazzo Municipality: Merrickville Wolford Position Sought: Councillor for Merrickville Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working, Federal Govt Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Platform: My vision is “will work for the good of all” Merrickville residents. I am determined to work hard, as well to maintain and […]

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Drummond North Elmsley councillor candidate – Susan Brandum

Susan Brandum Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Susan Brandum Municipality: Drummond North Elmsley Position Sought: Councillor for North Elmsley Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Work part-time as a writer, researcher, project developer. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Two D/NE local history committees, Rideau Environmental […]

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Full list of Municipal Election Candidates

Here is a list of who we know is running for this Municipal Election. Select a community or scroll down to see them all. Beckwith, Carleton Place, Drummond North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, Merrickville-Wolford, Mississippi Mills, Montague, Perth, Rideau Lakes, Smiths Falls, Tay Valley, Westport   CANDIDATES POSITION SOUGHT Beckwith Richard Kidd Acclaimed Reeve Sharon Mousseau Acclaimed Deputy Reeve […]

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Westport councillor candidate – Wayne Sherwood

Wayne Sherwood Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Wayne “Smokey” Sherwood Municipality: VILLAGE OF WESTPORT Position sought: COUNCILLOR Are you currently retired or working (what industry); RETIRED ELECTRICIAN (DARLINGTON NUCLEAR) Former elected positions/terms if applicable: IBEW SHOP STEWARD Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): FORMER VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER, SNOWMOBILE CLUB, RECREATION CLUB Please list […]

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Tay Valley reeve candidate – Susan Freeman

Susan Freeman Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Susan Freeman Municipality: Tay Valley Township Position sought: Reeve Are you currently retired or working (what industry): Retired Former elected positions/terms if applicable: Former Deputy Reeve, former Warden of Lanark County. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Not answered. Please list the top three issues facing […]

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Tay Valley councillor candidate – RoxAnne Darling

RoxAnne Darling Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: RoxAnne Darling Municipality: Tay Valley Position sought: Councillor Are you currently retired or working (what industry): Working in the building industry Former elected positions/terms if applicable: Councillor 3 terms Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Local committees, Fire Board, Economic development. Please list the top […]

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Tay Valley councillor candidate – Rob Rainer

Rob Rainer Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Rob Rainer Municipality: Tay Valley Township Position sought:  Councillor for Sherbrooke Ward Are you currently retired or working (what industry):  I work as a freelancer and consultant to help meet the needs of not-for-profit organizations that I support (most of my work over the years has been in […]

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Tay Valley deputy reeve candidate – Judy Farrell

Judy Farrell Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Judy Farrell Municipality: Tay Valley Township Position sought:  Bathurst Ward Councillor Are you currently retired or working (what industry): My husband and I run a successful beef farm, a maple syrup business and a 113 unit mini storage. I also drive a school bus and this is my […]

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Tay Valley councillor candidate – Gene Richardson

Gene Richardson Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Gene Richardson Municipality: Tay Valley Township Position sought:  Bathurst Ward Councillor Are you currently retired or working (what industry):  Work at The Common well Mutual Insurance Group as a Loss Prevention Specialist. Former elected positions/terms if applicable: First time running Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, […]

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Tay Valley councillor candidate – Beverley Phillips

Beverley Phillips Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Beverley Phillips Municipality: Tay Valley Position sought: Councillor – Burgess Ward Are you currently retired or working (what industry): Retired Former elected positions/terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Fundraising cancer, income tax for seniors Please list the top three issues facing your […]

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Tay Valley deputy reeve candidate – Barrie Crampton

Barrie Crampton Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Barrie Crampton Municipality: Tay Valley Position Sought: Deputy Reeve Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired from Technology Sector Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Two Term Councillor in Municipality of Stittsville Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Ice Storm 1998 Disaster Relief Committee. Eastern Ontario Smart […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – Christopher McGuire

Christopher McGuire Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Christopher McGuire Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Councillor Are you currently retired or working  and in what industry: I work as a water resources EIT for the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority. Former elected positions or terms if applicable: President, Rideau Ski Club. I revived the club in 2016 […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – Peter McKenna

Peter McKenna Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Peter McKenna Municipality: Smiths Falls Position sought: Councillor Are you currently retired or working and in what industry: I’m the Executive Director of Rideau Community Health Services, with plans for retirement this fall. Former elected positions or terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience: I started volunteering in […]

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Perth mayor candidate – John Fenik

John Fenik Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: John Fenik Municipality: Perth Position Sought: Mayor Work and Volunteer Experience: John Fenik is the current Mayor of Perth and the current Warden of Lanark County. He first joined council in 1997, working as a councillor from ’97 to 2003. He worked as deputy mayor from ’03 to […]

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Montague councillor candidate – Jeffrey Carroll

Jeffrey Carroll Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Jeffrey Carroll Municipality: Montague Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I work for the Upper Canada School Board as an educational assistant Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): I sit on the Police Services Board for Montague […]

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Merrickville-Wolford mayor candidate – Anne Barr

Anne Barr Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Anne Barr Municipality: Merrickville-Wolford Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Semi-retired (computer simulation systems) Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Councillor-at-Large, 2011 to 2014; Deputy Mayor, 2015 to 2018 Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Chair, Merrickville-Wolford Heritage Committee, 2007 to 2010 Member, Pilot, […]

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Merrickville-Wolford Mayor candidate – Chuck MacInnis

Chuck MacInnis Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Chuck MacInnis Municipality: Merrickville-Wolford Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am a retired police officer (OPP) Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Currently a Councillor for Merrickville Ward in Merrickville-Wolford. I have served one four-year term. I have taken a strong stand at council on all […]

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Merrickville-Wolford Mayor candidate – Doug Struthers

Doug Struthers Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Doug Struthers Municipality: Merrickville-Wolford Position Sought: Mayor Merrickville-Wolford has been my home for over thirty years and I hope I am fortunate enough to be here another thirty more. ‎I have a deeply vested interest in our Village. I am committed to our bright future and will safeguard […]

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Merrickville-Wolford councillor candidate – Yves Grandmaitre

Yves Grandmaitre Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Yves Grandmaitre Municipality: Merrickville-Wolford Position Sought: Councillor for Wolford Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Industry, Tourism and Economic Development Committee Member (Secretary), Strategic Planning Committee Member, Business Retention and Expansion Committee co-leader, […]

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Lanark Highlands councillor candidate – Shannon Forsyth

Shannon Forsyth Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Shannon Forsyth Municipality: Lanark Highlands Position Sought: Councillor for Ward 4 Currently Retired or Working (where?): Employed in the Social Work Field Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Director on Restorative Justice Board Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Restorative Justice Lanark County , Good Food Bag Program, […]

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Lanark Highlands mayor candidate – Bob Mingie

Bob Mingie Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Bob Mingie Municipality: Lanark Highlands Position Sought: Deputy Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Township of Lanark Highlands Ward 4 Councillor 2010-2014 Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Freedom Ride (Animal Rescue), Kanata Food Cupboard Top 3 issues facing […]

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Lanark Highlands mayor candidate – Terry Donaldson

Terry Donaldson Municipal Election Candidate Profile I’m Terry Donaldson and I’m running for Mayor in the Township of Lanark Highlands. I live on the outskirt of Lanark Village as well as own property within Lanark Highlands. I spent the last 30 years of my career in management at the Township of Lanark Highlands and recently […]

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Drummond North Elmsley councillor candidate – Cindy Laprade

Cindy Laprade Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Cindy Laprade, CPA, CMA Municipality: Drummond North Elmsley Position Sought: Councillor for Drummond/North Elmsley Ward 2 Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working – Treasurer, Township of Rideau Lakes. I was hired in October 2016 after the large deficit was discovered. Since then the deficit has been funded and […]

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Drummond North Elmsley councillor candidate – Paul Kehoe

Paul Kehoe Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Paul Kehoe Municipality: Drummond North Elmsley Position Sought: Councillor Drummond Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: 1st time running for Council Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Freedom Ride (Animal Rescue), Kanata Food Cupboard Top 3 issues facing your municipality […]

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Tay Valley councillor candidate – Doug Barr

Doug Barr Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Doug Barr Municipality: Tay Valley Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working, Musician Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Chair Sponsorship Stewart Park Festival Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its residents that council has control […]

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Merrickville-Wolford mayor candidate – David Nash

David Nash Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: David Nash Municipality: Merrickville-Wolford Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Currently the Mayor (it’s a full time job) Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Deputy Mayor 4 yrs and current Mayor Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Salvation Army,Cancer Society, United Way, Beth Donovan Hospice, […]

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Tay Valley councillor candidate – Mark Burnham

Mark Burnham Municipal Election Candidate Profile I am Mark Burnham. I have lived in Maberly since 1993 and have worked at The Perth Soft Cloth Carwash for more than 25 years. I was first elected to the inaugural council of the newly amalgamated township of Bathurst Burgess Sherbrooke (now Tay Valley). We were sworn in […]

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Lanark Highlands councillor candidate – Isabel Anne Mcrae

Isabel Anne Mcrae Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Isabel Anne Mcrae Municipality: Lanark Highlands Position Sought: Councillor for Ward 3 Currently Retired or Working (where?): I work a home based business, I developed. “No Place Like Home – Senior Care” provides services for seniors. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Trustee (2010-2014) with the Upper Canada […]

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Lanark Highlands councillor candidate – Susan Berlin

Susan Berlin Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Susan Berlin Municipality: Lanark Highlands Position Sought: Councillor for Ward 1 Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired community planner Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Board member, Middlleville and District Museum; Member, MERA; past Board member, Middleville Agricultural Society Top 3 […]

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Lanark Highlands councillor candidate – Mary Kirkham

Mary Kirkham Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Mary Kirkham Municipality: Lanark Highlands Position Sought: Councillor for Ward 5 Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Snow Road Snowmobile Club, McDonald’s Corners Agricultural Society, Snow Road/Elphin Presbyterian Church, 4-H. Top 3 issues […]

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Lanark Highlands councillor candidate – Bill King

Bill King Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Bill King Municipality: Lanark Highlands Position Sought: Councillor for Ward 4 Currently Retired or Working (where?): Semi retired communications consultant Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Completing first term on Council for Ward 4 Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Lanark Legion, Lanark Highland Youth Centre Board […]

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Drummond North Elmsley councillor candidate – John Matheson

John Matheson Municipal Election Candidate Profile My name is John Matheson and I am running for Councillor in the Drummond Ward. I was born and lived most of my life in Drummond Twp. I have recently retired and feel that I now have the available time and energy required to be a positive and productive […]

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Beckwith councillor candidate – Brian Dowdall

Brian Dowdall Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Brian Dowdall Municipality: Beckwith Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I currently do contract work related to data entry. (high tech). Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Beckwith councillor – 2014. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Canadian Cancer Society, former board member of the […]

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Beckwith councillor candidate – Tim Campbell

Tim Campbell Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Tim Campbell Municipality: Beckwith Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): No response Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Beckwith councillor – 2014. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): No response Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its residents that council has control or […]

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Beckwith councillor candidate – Kerri Nicholson-Watson

Kerri Nicholson-Watson Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Kerri Nicholson-Watson Municipality: Beckwith Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am currently employed full-time as the finance and accounting manger for a large landscape and snow removal company Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): RMMHA hockey team […]

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Beckwith councillor candidate – Joe Dowdall

Joe Dowdall Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Joe Dowdall Municipality: Beckwith Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Yes, I am currently working full-time in the municipal construction field. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Junior Chamber Of Commerce and Minor Hockey Top 3 issues facing […]

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Beckwith councillor candidate – Faye Campbell

Faye Campbell Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: C. Faye Campbell Municipality: Beckwith Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am semi-retired and still run a small construction business with my husband Lyle. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I have served as a councillor in Beckwith Township since 2003. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local […]

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Smiths Falls mayor candidate – Shawn Pankow

Shawn Pankow Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Shawn Pankow Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Certified financial planner for Pankow Financial Solutions Ltd. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Elected to council in 2010 and as mayor in 2014. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): For over 10 […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – John Maloney

John Maloney Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: John Maloney Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired past owner of The Rideau Winery Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Four years on Council Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): The Urban Jungle, The Green Mile, Live Love Lift, Rideau […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – Wendy Alford

Wendy Alford Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Wendy Alford Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired from the broadband industry (i.e. internet, digital phone and cable television). Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Smiths Falls town councilor from 2003-2006 Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): It has been […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – Louis Daigle

Louis Daigle Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Louis Daigle Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am currently employed full-time at T. A. Morrison & Co. (steel/aluminum manufacturing) and part-time at Canadian Tire (warehouse). Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I am currently a union steward for SMART local 540. Community volunteer […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – Lorraine Allen

Lorraine Allen Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Lorraine Allen Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am a retired elementary school principal, part-time admin for my husband’s accounting practice and have been a full-time councillor for the last eight years. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I have served two terms […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – Dennis Buckley

Dennis Buckley Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Dennis Buckley Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am retired. I founded Newgate 180, a substance abuse centre located in Merrickville. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Vice president of a union local for eight years Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – Niki Dwyer

Niki Dwyer Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Niki Dwyer Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working – professional urban planner Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Volunteer at large. No direct association to a particular group, but never afraid to lend a hand […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – Ken Manwell

Ken Manwell Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Ken Manwell Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am currently a retired resident of Smiths Falls. I spent 27 years in Industry as a manager for two major manufacturing companies, Carrier Air Conditioning Canada Ltd. & Westinghouse Canada. This is where I […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – Jay Brennan

Jay Brennan Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Jay Brennan Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Former assistant to a federal member of Parliament and provincial cabinet minister. Former small business owner in Smiths Falls. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Smiths Falls Councillor in 2010 Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local […]

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Smiths Falls councillor candidate – Dawn Quinn

Dawn Quinn Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Dawn Quinn Municipality: Smiths Falls Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working part time, town councilor Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I am finishing my fourth term on council. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Smiths Falls Home & Living Expo, Urban Jungle, Railway […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Ron Pollard

Ron Pollard Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Ron Pollard Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor of Ward 4 North Crosby and Newborn Currently Retired or Working (where?): Self employed as a beef farmer and cottager. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I have served 34 years as councillor, reeve or deputy reeve. Community volunteer […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Ronald Holman

Ronald Holman Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Ronald Holman Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor of Ward 2 South Elmsley Currently Retired or Working (where?): Currently I serve as mayor, chair of Rural Ontario Municipal Association and chair of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario rural caucus. I am vice chair of the […]

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Rideau Lakes mayor candidate – Rob Dunfield

Rob Dunfield Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Rob Dunfield Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am currently working at the Rideau Lakes Golf and Country Club as their manager. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I have served as a councilor for two consecutive terms from 2007-2014 and […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Paula Banks

Paula Banks Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Paula Banks Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor of Bastard South Burgess Currently Retired or Working (where?): I’m currently not working due to a car accident. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): I am most actively involved […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Marcia Cannon

Marcia Cannon Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Marcia Cannon Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Lawyer – worked for legal aid assisting low income people with legal representation; taught constitutional and human rights law (in Toronto) Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Kris Sheldon

Kris Sheldon Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Kris Sheldon Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Food Bank Fund( Sheldon’s Landing) Portland Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its residents that council […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Keitha Burtch

Keitha Burtch Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Keitha Burtch Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor for ward 4 North Crosby/Newboro Currently Retired or Working (where?): Currently working in the financial industry Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: No former election positions or terms Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Active 12 year […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Joan Delaney

Joan Delaney Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Joan Delaney Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor for South Crosby ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired teacher Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: No elected positions yet. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Past president of Chaffey’s and Area Lake Association, past volunteer […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Jeff Banks

Jeff Banks Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Jeff Banks Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am currently working in the dairy industry Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I am finishing up my second term as councillor of Ward 2 South Elmsley. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Claire Gunnewiek

Claire Gunnewiek Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Claire Gunnewiek Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor of South Crosby Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Dairy farming and mother. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Currently serving my first term as councillor for South Crosby. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Previous […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Cathy Livingston

Cathy Livingston Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Cathy Livingston Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor for Ward 1: Bastard & South Burgess Currently Retired or Working (where?): Semi-retired (municipal councillor). Before this, I worked at the Black & Decker Canada Inc Distribution Centre in Brockville for 39 years. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: […]

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Rideau Lakes councillor candidate – Bob Lavoie

Bob Lavoie Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Bob Lavoie Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Councillor of North Crosby/Newboro Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired from the federal public service. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I was first elected in North Crosby Ward in 2010 and reelected in 2014. I hope to represent […]

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Rideau Lakes mayor candidate – Arie Hoogenboom

Arie Hoogenboom Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Arie Hoogenboom Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Early retiree, but do work part-time as a municipal consultant, work I will give up once elected. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I am finishing my first term as councillor South Elmsley Ward of […]

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Perth deputy mayor candidate – Jim Graff

Jim Graff Municipal Election Candidate Profile Jim Graff was first elected to council in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. He was appointed Chairman of Environmental Services in 2010, and has also worked as a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Parks and Recreation committees, as well as the Chairman of the Police Services Board. […]

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Perth mayor candidate – Jim Boldt

Jim Boldt Municipal Election Candidate Profile Jim Boldt has been a councillor for two terms and has served on numerous committees during his tenure. He has been a member of the Planning Advisory Committee, the Municipal Heritage Committee, the Municipal Drag and Safety Committee and the Rideau Valley Conservation Board of Directors. Boldt is a […]

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Perth mayor candidate – John Gemmell

John Gemmell Municipal Election Candidate Profile John Gemmell was first elected to Perth Council in 2003 and was elected Deputy Mayor in 2009. He has represented Perth on the Lanark County Council since 2009 and was Warden of the County in 2012. He currently sits as a Director on both the Perth and District Hospital […]

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Perth deputy mayor candidate – Ed McPherson

Ed McPherson Municipal Election Candidate Profile Ed McPherson has been a member of the Perth Town Council for the past 23 years. He has been the Chair of Finance and Governance Committee since 2006 and served as Acting Deputy Mayor in 2015. Outside of his work as councillor, he has worked as a coach in […]

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Montague deputy reeve candidate – Vince Carroll

Vince Carroll Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Vince Carroll Municipality: Montague Township Position Sought: Deputy Reeve Currently Retired or Working (where?): Presently serving my second full-term as township councilor. I am also employed in the agriculture industry. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I have served as a councillor in Montague Township since 2010. Community volunteer experience […]

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Montague reeve candidate – Pat Dolan

Pat Dolan Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Pat Dolan Municipality: Montague Township Position Sought: Reeve Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Deputy Reeve in Montague 2010-2014. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): I served 28 years with Montague Fire Department and Fire Fighters Association where I participated in […]

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Montague deputy reeve candidate – Klaas Van Der Meer

Klaas Van Der Meer Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Klaas Van Der Meer Municipality: Montague Township Position Sought: Deputy Reeve Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working in horticulture Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Deputy Reeve Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Chairman Horticultural adviser at Algonquin College Ottawa (five years), a life member […]

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Montague concillor candidate – Karen Jennings

Karen Jennings Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Karen Jennings (Francis) Municipality: Montague Township Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I currently work in municipal government (27 years). Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable:  I ran in 2014 for the first time & lost by 14 votes. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, […]

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Montague deputy reeve candidate – Jim Abbass

Jim Abbass Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Jim Abbass Municipality: Montague Township Position Sought: Deputy Reeve Currently Retired or Working (where?): I have worked in our family business for 50 years – Ron Abbass Electrical Ltd. and now co-own it with my brother, Terry. I am a certified master electrician. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Currently […]

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Montague concillor candidate – Ian Streight

Ian Streight Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Ian Streight Municipality: Montague Township Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am currently employed in the agriculture sector. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I am completing my first term as councillor in the Township of Montague. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): […]

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Montague concillor candidate – Bonnie Leach

Bonnie Leach Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Bonnie (Burson) Leach Municipality: Montague Township Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working in insurance. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable:  I served two terms on council from 2006 to 2014.  Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): I have held many positions while part […]

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Montague reeve candidate – Bill Dobson

Bill Dobson Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Bill Dobson Municipality: Montague Township Position Sought: Reeve Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired from teaching and publishing. Currently an organic beef farming and antiques dealer. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Elected reeve for the last two terms and was elected deputy reeve for one term before that. […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – Vicki Barr McDougall

Vicki Barr McDougall Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Vicki Barr McDougall Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor for Pakenham Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Realtor, Century 21 Explorer Realty Brokerage, Inc. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Chairman for Almonte Old Home Weekend 2018; Fundraising […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – Tony Barr

Tony Barr Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Tony Barr Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor of Ramsay Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Presently employed by Environmental Acoustics Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Cancer relay for life Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its […]

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Mississippi Mills mayor candidate – Steve Maynard

Steve Maynard Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Steve Maynard Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Self-employed, waiting to be licensed as a Paralegal Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Almonte Councillor 1991 – 1992 Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): 25 year member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch […]

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Mississippi Mills mayor candidate – Paul Watters

Paul Watters Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Paul Watters Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Owner / Operator of PJ Communications Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Councilor – Ramsay Ward (8 years) Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Past President of Almonte/Pakenham Little League (4 years); Past President of […]

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Mississippi Mills deputy mayor candidate – Mario Coculuzzi

Mario Coculuzzi Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Mario Coculuzzi Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Deputy Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Currently working for Shared Services Canada Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: none – First time running Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): I used to organize Golf tournaments for the Government […]

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Mississippi Mills mayor candidate – Ken Laframboise

Ken Laframboise Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Ken Laframboise Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?):  Retired from my construction company, operating an equestrian breeding and training facility in Clayton with wife Kerstin and daughter Zoe Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Former Ramsay township councilor Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – Ken Kicksee

Ken Kicksee Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Ken Kicksee Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor of Ramsay Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Senior Technical Writer at Ross Video Limited, in Ottawa (2011-present) Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Almonte District High School’s Drama Club – […]

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Mississippi Mills deputy mayor candidate – John Levi

John Levi Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: John Levi Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Deputy Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Self- employed Residential and Commercial Developer in Mississippi Mills Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Councillor 3 yrs. Pakenham Ward; Councillor 1 yr. Almonte Ward; 4 yrs. Mayor and County Councillor for Mississippi Mills. Community […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – John Edwards

John Edwards Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: John Edwards Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor for Ramsay Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable:  Ramsay Councillor 1994-97; Mississippi Mills Councillor 1998 – 2000 and 2003 – 2018; Lanark County Councillor 1998- 2000. Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – John Dalgity

John Dalgity Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: John Dalgity Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working, Acacia Sports Canada Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Canadian Legion, International Federation of Broomball Associations, Canadian Broomball Federation, Various local community events. Top 3 […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – Jill McCubbin

Jill McCubbin Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Jill McCubbin Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor for Almonte Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): I work part-time at the Almonte Branch Library, have contract marketing and website design work, and work at making art. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Almonte ward Councilor (2014-2018 Mississippi Mills Council). […]

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Mississippi Mills deputy mayor candidate – Jane Torrance

Jane Torrance Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Jane Torrance Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Deputy Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): After enjoying nine years working for Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth as the Community Coordinator for the Lanark County Planning Council for Children, Youth and Families, currently a self-employed facilitator and community partner […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – Janet Maydan

Janet Maydan Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Janet (Jan) Maydan Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor for Almonte Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired (federal government: Director of Religious Entities and Litigation Management) Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Victim-police-court counsellor at Winnipeg’s first Rape […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – Duncan Abbott

Duncan Abbott Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Duncan Abbott Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor for Almonte Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am retired. I was a teacher for 20 years and a lawyer for 19 years. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I served on Pakenham Township Council from 1979 – 1984. I […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – Denzil Ferguson

Denzil Ferguson Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Denzil (Denny) Ferguson Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor for Pakenham Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired (RCMP Officer, Public Servant, Private Sector Security Director) Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Councillor Pakenham Ward – 26 Years Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): I Volunteer […]

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Mississippi Mills deputy mayor candidate – David Hinks

David Hinks Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  David Hinks Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Deputy Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired from 35 years of federal Public Service as an economist and senior policy advisor in the transportation sector with international and domestic engagement. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – Cynthia Guerard

Cynthia Guerard Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Cynthia Guerard Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor for Ramsay Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): Self-employed for 29 years. I own and operate My Upholstery Shop now located on Mill Street in Almonte. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, […]

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Mississippi Mills mayor candidate – Christa Lowry

Christa Lowry Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Christa Lowry Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?):  Working – nutritionist Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Current Councillor for Ramsay Ward Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Social Media Coordinator for Almonte in Concert; Duty Bugler for Almonte Legion; and Member of […]

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Mississippi Mills councillor candidate – Bev Holmes

Bev Holmes Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Bev Holmes Municipality: Mississippi Mills Position Sought: Councillor for Ramsay Ward Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am a Registered Nurse, own and operate a farm in Ramsay Ward. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: This is the first time I have sought an elected seat at any level […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Wesley Parsons

Wesley Parsons Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Wesley Parsons Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Business Development Coach – Shopify Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Freedom Ride (Animal Rescue), Kanata Food Cupboard Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Tracy Kwissa

Tracy Kwissa Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Tracy Kwissa Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Employed at Lanark County Community and Restorative Justice in Perth as Coordinator of the VIVA Lanark County project (Volunteers Initiating Vitality Across Lanark County), employed at PLEO (Parent’s Lifeline of Eastern Ontario) as a peer […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Theresa Fritz

Theresa Fritz Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Theresa Fritz Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am a journalist with 29 years of experience in the industry and until January 2018 was a Managing Editor with Metroland Media. I am now employed as a Senior Business Analyst with Immigration, Refugees and […]

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Carleton Place deputy mayor candidate – Sean Redmond

Sean Redmond Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Sean Redmond Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Deputy Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working full time at Bytown lumber in Carleton Place Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Councillor 2014-2018 Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Municipal heritage committee; Victoria museum board; Hospital board 2015 to […]

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Carleton Place mayor candidate – Ralph Lee

Ralph Lee Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Ralph Lee Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?):  I own Ralph A Lee Law Office which is a General Practice law firm in Carleton Place. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): I was elected Vice President […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Paolo Villa

Paolo Villa Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Paolo Villa Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Currently working as a local small business owner of a commercial painting company. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): No answer Top 3 issues facing your municipality and […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Mark Piper

Mark Piper Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Mark Piper Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired Civil Servant (Mathematical Economist) Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Longtime member and current Treasurer of the Mississippi Mudds of Carleton Place; Founder and Director of Mudds […]

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Carleton Place mayor candidate – Louis Antonakos

Louis Antonakos Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Louis Antonakos Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?):  Mayor of Carleton Place County Councillor 4 years Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Three Terms / Mayor/Councillor/12 years Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Vice-President of the Mississippi Valley Conservation Foundation; Mississippi Valley Conservation […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Linda Seccaspina

Linda Seccaspina Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Linda Seccaspina Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired, Author-published 6 books and writer for Eastern Townships Sun magazine and the Sherbrooke Record Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): While most do not consider […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Kyle McCulloch

Kyle McCulloch Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Kyle McCulloch Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Occasional Teacher with Upper Canada District School Board Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Beckwith Irish Football-Coach and Executive Member since 2010, Ontario Educators Leadership Camp […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Jennifer Rogers

Jennifer Rogers Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Jennifer Rogers Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I am currently working at Scotiabank Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Local Childcare Committee for 5 years. Election worker in the 2014 municipal election. Volunteered […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Jeff Atkinson

Jeff Atkinson Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Jeff Atkinson Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Canadian Labour Congress (full time). Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): I’m relatively new to Carleton Place, but have a long history of community involvement and volunteerism. […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Jamie DeBaie

Jamie DeBaie Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Jamie DeBaie Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Senior Financial Advisor at Scotiabank Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Carleton Place Police service board 2009-2017, Monthly Church breakfast for Charity fundraiser hosted by the […]

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Carleton Place deputy mayor candidate – Rae Dulmage

Rae Dulmage Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Rae Dulmage Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Deputy Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?):  Semi-retired. I do contract work in the area of codes, standards and regulations. This is done from my house and also out of town meetings if required. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable:  I have […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Edward Toby Randell

Edward Toby Randell Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Edward Toby Randell Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I own Blade Sports at the Carleton Place arena. Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): I have always volunteered my time and efforts through […]

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Carleton Place mayor candidate – Doug Black

Doug Black Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Doug Black Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?):  Retired Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable:  Four terms as a Carleton Place Councilor – two terms in the 1980s and two terms since 2010 Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Coached minor hockey […]

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Carleton Place deputy mayor candidate – Craig Rogers

Craig Rogers Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Craig Rogers Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Deputy Mayor Currently Retired or Working (where?):  Working indefinitely as a lawyer in Carleton Place (Rogers Law Firm) Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable:  Municipal Council – Carleton Place, 3 years; School Board Trustee – Carleton Place, 3 years; County of Lanark […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Carolyn Gerbac

Carolyn Gerbac Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name:  Carolyn Gerbac Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): I have been a practicing lawyer in the town of Carleton Place for more than 7 years and I moved my residence to Carleton Place 3 three years ago from Ottawa. I love living and […]

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Carleton Place councillor candidate – Andrew Roy Tennant

Andrew Roy Tennant Municipal Election Candidate Profile Name: Andrew Roy Tennant Municipality: Carleton Place Position Sought: Councillor Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working.  Stonemason. Owner of Castle Masonry and Construction Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: None Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Member of Carleton Place Municipal Heritage Committee for 7 years. […]

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