Meet Claudette Millar
Claudette Millar first joined Regional Council in 1973 when she was elected Mayor of the City of Cambridge. As Mayor of Cambridge, she served on Regional Council from 1973-1974 and 1978-1986. Claudette returned to Regional Council in November 2003 when she was elected Regional Councillor representing Cambridge. She was re-elected Regional Councillor for Cambridge in November 2006 and most recently on October 25, 2010.
As Regional Councillor, Claudette is a member of all standing committees. In addition, Claudette has also served on numerous other committees, boards, working groups, project teams and studies - more recently - Ecological and Environmental Advisory Committee (EEAC) and its many sub-committees, Region of Waterloo History Museum Steering Committee, Regional Transportation Master Plan Steering Committee, RGMS - Rapid Transit Public Advisory Committee, Water Resources Protection Liaison Committee, Water Efficiency Advisory Committee, Grand River Conservation Authority, Wilfrid Laurier University Board of Governors, Main St. Bridge and Queen Square project team, and Maple Grove Area Water Supply EA.
Locally, Claudette's experience in municipal politics extends back to 1970 when she was first elected Mayor of Preston. During her terms as Mayor of Preston and Cambridge, Claudette served on the Preston Hydro and Galt Hydro Boards, the Waterloo-Wellington Airport Commission as a Regional representative, and she chaired the Preston Police Commission.
At the broader municipal level, she has been active in the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and served as its president in 1986. After leaving politics in the 1980s, she was appointed to the Ontario Municipal Board in 1987 and served until 1992.
For the 2010-2014 Term, Claudette has been appointed by Regional Council to the following Committees, Boards, project teams and other organizations:
Advisory Committees/Other Appointments
| Administration & Finance||Grand River Conservation Authority|
| Community Services||Ecological & Environmental Advisory Committee|
| Planning & Works||Region of Waterloo History Museum Steering Committee|
| Budget Committee||Water Efficiency Advisory Committee|
| ||Speed River (Hespeler WWTP) and Nith River (New Hamburg WWTP) Assimilative Capacity Study|
| ||Residual Waste Master Plan working group|
| ||Maple Grove Area Water Supply EA|
| ||Middleton Pump Station Upgrades project team|
| ||Townline Road Reconstruction project team|
| ||George Street Reconstruction, St. Andrews St. to Parkhill Rd. project team|
| ||River Road Extension EA|