Agencies & Boards

Regional Council participates in a number of external agencies and boards, as shown below (*denotes a Regional Councillor).


 2015 Citizen Appointments

You can become actively engaged!

The Region of Waterloo is seeking citizens, from a variety of backgrounds, to serve as members on the following boards:

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For more information on the boards please go to www.grandriver.ca or http://www.wrps.on.ca/police-services-board.

If you are interested in serving on a Board you must file an application with the Regional Clerk prior to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014

Please click here for a copy of the application


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

57 Erb St. W., 2nd Mezzanine
Waterloo, ON N2L 6C2
519-747-2541

Chief Executive Officer: J. Jung

  • The Economic Development Corp., incorporated in June 1999, delivers economic development services to the Region of Waterloo. It is an independent non-profit corporation governed by a board of directors. The board includes municipal representatives and other public sectors, but mainly represents business.
  • Objectives include preparing an economic development strategy, external marketing of the region, resolving barriers to economic development, research and developing partnerships among Municipal Economic Development Offices, Federal and Provincial governments, Chambers of Commerce, education Institutions, businesses and affiliates. The Corporation is responsible for communication and accountability to public and private sectors. 

 

GRAND RIVER CONSERVATION AUTHORITY

Box 729, 400 Clyde Road
Cambridge, ON N1R 5W6
519-621-2761

Chief Administrative Officer:  J. Forwell

  • The Grand River Conservation Authority is established under the Conservation Authorities Act. It is a public corporation in partnership with member municipalities and the Province. It has jurisdiction over flood control and water management throughout the Grand River watershed, including programs related to water management such as parks and recreation and development review.
  • Membership: L. Armstrong*, T. Cowan*, J. d'Ailly, R. Deutschmann*, J. Haalboom*, R. Kelterborn*, G. Lorentz*, C. Millar*, J. Mitchell* and W. Staunch

 

WATERLOO REGIONAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION

c/o Regional Clerk
2nd Floor, 150 Frederick St.
Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3
519-575-4493

Corporate Secretary: K. Fletcher

Regional Staff contact: E. Flewwelling

  • The Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation is a funding and supporting umbrella organization for local heritage groups. It assists in preserving the Region's heritage culture, historic buildings and objects of historical significance.  
  • Membership: S. Rung (Chair), D. Bonk, P. Clarke, A. Crerar (Vice-Chair), A. Dias, T. Galloway*, J. Glass, L Haggerty, Z. Janecki,  J. Lewis, S. Lovell, S. Massel,  M. McCreery, B. Paddock, J. Roberts, K. Seiling*, W. Stauch, and L. Turner 

 

REGION OF WATERLOO ARTS FUND

c/o Regional Clerk
2nd Floor, 150 Frederick St.
Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3
519-575-4450

Corporate Secretary: K. Fletcher

Regional Staff contact: S. Natolochny  

  • Created in July 2001 by Regional Council, the Waterloo Regional Arts Fund provides arms-length grants to performing, visual and literary organizations and individual artists in the Region of Waterloo. The fund is open to traditional performing, visual and literary arts as well as film, video and new media. 
  • Membership: M. Scott (Chair), I Cisterna, S. Clevely, M. deGroot , S. Gruetzmacher, J. Haalboom*, P. Mulloy, P. Pulford, K. Seiling* and A. Thomas

 

 WATERLOO REGIONAL POLICE SERVICES BOARD

200 Maple Grove Rd.
Cambridge, ON N3H 5M1
519-653-7700 or 519-650-8500 

  • The Waterloo Regional Police Services Board administers the Waterloo Regional Police Force. Members include the Regional Chair, two members of Regional Council, one citizen appointed by Regional Council and three members appointed by the Province of Ontario. Its budget is the responsibility of Regional Council and met through the Regional levy. The mandate of the Waterloo Regional Police Services Board is to preserve law and order and protect lives and property.
  • Membership: T. Galloway* (Chair),  K. Denouden (Vice Chair), J. Brewer*, R. Purdy, P. Ringrose, K. Seiling* and R. Smith 

 

REGION OF WATERLOO COMMUNITY HOUSING INC.

c/o Planning, Housing and Community Services, Region of Waterloo
8th Floor, 150 Frederick St.
Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3
519-575-4732

Corporate Secretary: K. Fletcher

Region of Waterloo Community Housing Inc. will no longer meet as a committee (as of August 25, 2011).

A copy of the last Annual General Meeting agenda is available here.

A copy of the last ROWCHI meeting Agenda on August 25, 2011 is available here.

 

GRAND RIVER HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES

835 King St. W.
Kitchener, ON N2G 2M7
519-742-3611

Regional Council representative: appointment pending

 

ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTESS

911 Queen's Blvd.
Kitchener, ON N2M 1B2
519-744-3311

Regional Council representative: T. Cowan

 

WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Ave. W.
Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5
519-884-1970

Regional Council representative: J. Wideman

Contact(s)

Region of Waterloo Clerk
150 Frederick Street 2nd Floor,
Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3

Phone: 519-575-4400
TTY: 519-575-4608
Fax: 519-575-4481

Map to Region of Waterloo Clerks Office
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