I am an effective member of Toronto City Council. I bring a broad perspective to City Hall, with more
than 25 years of experience at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels of government.
As newly appointed Chair of General Government Committee, I will strive to move the City forward in a number of important initiatives, with enhancements to municipal governance, transparency and efficiency.
As the “Night Economy Champion”, I will strive to establish a cohesive, respectful harmony
where both residents and Toronto’s night economy will thrive.
As Chair of Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Board of Directors, I will strive to
conserve, restore and manage natural resources.
As member on the Executive Committee, Chair of Scarborough Community Council, as well as holding membership with a number of Boards, I will
diligently work to ensure Toronto’s residents are well represented.
Serving on the Toronto Public Library Board as Chair, I added many social media tools to their portfolio,
allowing for residents to interact with their library in a modern and comprehensive manner. Continuing my
library role as Chair of Federation of Ontario Public Libraries, I strive to ensure our public libraries
have an open, positive environment, where residents can gather to learn, have fun, and partake in programming.
Working on the Board of Toronto Seniors Housing Corporation, I was committed to realizing the vision of the
Tenants First report, calling for the creation of seniors-focused housing and associated services with the
goal to ensure seniors age in place with dignity and comfort.
I will continue to work for residents through this work in the community and at City Hall. For the 2022 –
2026 term I have been appointed to the following committees: Night Economy Champion,Chair of General Government Committee, Chair of Scarborough
Community Council, Executive Committee, Exhibition Place Board
of Governors, Toronto Public Library, Toronto Transit Commission, Toronto Zoo Board of Management, Canadian
National Exhibition Association, Municipal Section and Board of Directors, Federation of Canadian
Municipalities (FCM), Guild Renaissance Group Board of Directors, Ontario Good Roads Association Board of Directors, Chair of Federation of Ontario Public
Libraries and Chair of Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Board of Directors, Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (2SLGBTQ+) Advisory Committee, Committee of Revision, Film, Television and Digital Media Advisory Board, Toronto Music Advisory Committee.
I envision a city where all residents have the tools to utilize an open, accessible, transparent, and
accountable local government. I hope this will build public trust and confidence in our municipal