Debbie Sherwood, Councillor
Debbie Sherwood joined Orangeville Council in 2018.
This is Debbie Sherwood’s first time serving on Council and she is looking forward to her new role as Councillor.
Having retired in December 2017, Debbie has more than 35 years experience working in municipal government as a tax collector/deputy-treasurer. Her expertise is tax collection, budgeting and municipal tax legislation.
She has been a registered member of OMTRA (Ontario Municipal Tax Revenue Association) since 1982 and received her certification in 1999 as a Certified Municipal Tax Professional.
Debbie obtained Financial Accounting Level I and II from Georgian College and took several courses during her 35 years of employment, including customer service and supervisor/manager courses, as well as several workshops with respect to municipal tax legislation and tax sales.
Currently Debbie is a part-time faculty member for Seneca College for the Municipal Tax Administration Program (MTAP).
Councillor Sherwood is proud to call Orangeville home, where she has lived since 1979. She has raised three children: Kevin, Glen and Kendra Goss, and has five grandchildren, all of whom are enjoying the amenities of this town. Debbie and her family have been involved in sports clubs, school events, arts and cultural organizations, and community events for many years.