Natasha Salonen

Phone: 226-751-3775
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Natasha Salonen was elected Mayor of Wilmot in October 2022. In her role as Mayor, she also serves as a Regional Councillor.

As a first-time politician, Natasha is no stranger to politics, having worked in Federal and Provincial government starting in 2012. Natasha brings professional knowledge from working for various Members of Parliament, most recently being in the Minister’s Office at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, before being elected Mayor.

Natasha has a BA in Human Sciences from the University of Oxford, UK, where she was very active in student government. Apart from her years of study abroad, Natasha is a lifelong resident of Wilmot Township, currently residing in her family home in Baden.

Aside from her professional pursuits, Natasha volunteers in various community groups, including the Wilmot Agricultural Society Board of Directors, the W-O Homecoming steering committee, and the 100 Women of Wilmot Who Care.

As Mayor of Wilmot, Natasha looks forward to working with her council to represent the community’s voice, focusing on fiscal responsibility, and providing stewardship over our township. Ensuring we serve all of those currently calling Wilmot home and future generations to come.

Natasha 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
  • Planning and Works

Other Appointments

  • Grand River Conservation Authority
  • Waterloo Region Heritage Foundation

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