Councillor Sue Foxton

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After serving 14 years as Councillor for Ward 1 in North Dumfries Township she entered the race for Mayor and succeeded in 2014 and 2018. Seeking re-election in 2022 she was once again successful in confirming her place as Mayor and Regional Councillor for the 2022 to 2026 term. She is now serving her third term as Mayor and Regional Councillor for the 2022 to 2026 term.

As a member of Regional Council she believes in a strong Region of Waterloo which enables and reinforces the strength of the seven municipalities which make up the Region of Waterloo. This term the Region must address the issues regarding the opiod crisis, affordable housing, and housing for the homeless.

Understanding our connectivity to the Federal Government and the Province, we must create a positive working relationship with our Provincial and Federal partners for the betterment of the entire Region.

Sue graduated for Recreation and Leadership program at Conestoga College as well as Advanced Business Application and she also holds a Canada Customs Introduction to Customs and Customs Duty Drawback.

Sue established and Chaired the Police Advisory Committee for 32 years, Seniors Advisory Committee, Chair of TAPMO for 4 years and currently a board member of TAPMO, Board member of SWIFT, Vice Chair of GRCA and a Warden of Christ Anglican Church.

She has also volunteered at a grassroots level organizing blood donor clinics, teaching learn to skate and swimming as well as coaching hockey and ringette. Past employment included Youth and Preschool Director, Life Skills Coach, Aquatic Director and Inventory Planning and Logistics Coordinator.

Sue retired from her job and choose to dedicate her time working for the people of North Dumfries when she was successful at her run for Mayor.

She and her husband have three children, Denise Vanderhorst (Peter), Amber Stirling (Mark)  and Corey Foxton and four beautiful grandchildren, Lily, Ellea, Preston and Aiden.

Sue has been appointed by Regional Council to the following Committees, Boards, Project Teams, Working Groups and Studies:

Standing Committees

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

Other Appointments

  • Grand River Conservation Authority (Vice-Chair)
  • Jack Young Civic Award Committee
  • Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology Board (SWIFT)

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