Councillor Joe Nowak

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Joe Nowak was accliamed as Mayor of Wellesley in 2022. In his role as Mayor, he also serves as Regional Councillor.

Joe has lived in Wellesley for the past 42 years and has a BA in Economics from the University of Waterloo.

As a member of Regional Council, Joe believes in the importance of controlling taxes, working towards solving the infrastructure deficit, addressing the lack of affordable housing, and fostering growth within Wellesley, all while still maintaining a strong community identity.

He previously served two terms in Wellesley as Councillor for Ward 3, and three terms on the township's Committee of Adjustment.

Joe has served on Advisory Boards for the Wellesley Community Health Centre and the Linwood Nurse Practitioner's Office. He was also the founding Chair of the Wellesley Co-operative Preschool, the founding Chair of Inspiring Minds Early Learning Centre, and was the longest-serving president of the Wellesley District Board of Trade.

He currently sits on the Board of the Enova Power Corporation.

Joe has been appointed by Regional Council to the following Committees and Boards:

Standing Committees

  • Administration and Finance
  • Budget
  • Community and Health Services
  • Library
  • Licensing and Hearings
  • Planning and Works

Advisory Committees

  • Kissing Bridge Trailway Advisory Committee

Other Appointments

  • Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation Nomination and Authorization Committee

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