The Town of Orangeville Council consists of seven members, including the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and five Councillors.

Council meetings

Review the council meeting calendar and our meeting agendas and minutes to stay informed. Can't make it to a meeting in person? We broadcast all meetings through a livestream.

Learn how to request a delegation if you would like to speak before Council.

Meet Town Council

Get to know the members of Council.

Mayor Sandy Brown

Mayor Sandy BrownMayor Sandy Brown has been a resident of Orangeville for 27 years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. Mayor Brown is a father of two sons, raised his family here and has been involved in our community for over 20 years.

Contact the Mayor

You can contact Mayor Brown by email or give him a call at 519-941-0440 ext. 2240.

About the Mayor

Mayor Brown's philosophy is to put in more than you take out. He has over 40 years of experience in manufacturing, general management and sales and marketing management. He is a semi-retired realtor with RE/MAX – and owns and is developing residential rental properties. He is also developing a self storage facility in the Orangeville area with partners. Mayor Brown is a sports enthusiast and enjoys cycling and hiking in his spare time.

Mayor Brown brings to the Office of the Mayor integrity, honesty, collaboration, transparency and especially respect for the hard-earned dollar of the taxpayer. He looks forward to working collaboratively with Town Staff, Town Council and County Council to facilitate positive changes to make the lives of the citizens of Orangeville and Dufferin County better.

Committee involvement

Mayor Brown's involvement includes roles as:

  • Friends of Island Lake member
  • past president and current member of the Orangeville Lions Club
  • past president of the Orangeville Minor Hockey Association
  • past chair of the Volunteer Advisory Committee of the CNIB Lake Joseph Camp
  • past member of the Town of Orangeville committee of adjustment
  • past committee member of Visions Support Group for the Visually Impaired

Deputy Mayor Andy Macintosh

Deputy Mayor Andy MacintoshAndy Macintosh was elected Deputy Mayor in October of 2018.

Contact the Deputy Mayor

You can contact Deputy Mayor Andy Macintosh by email or give him a call at 519-942-8663.

About Deputy Macintosh

Deputy Mayor Andy Macintosh worked for Orangeville Fire for 30 years having worked his way up to the position of Deputy Chief and then Fire Chief – a position he held for 16 years until his retirement.

 

 

During his time with the fire service, Andy was the recipient of the:

  • National Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal
  • Fire Services Long Service Medal
  • Queen's Diamond Jubilee and Golden Jubilee medals
  • Canada 150 Medallion

Councillor Joe Andrews

Councillor Joe AndrewsJoe Andrews was elected to Orangeville Council in 2018. He has been part of the Orangeville Community since 1988. Known locally for his leadership in post-secondary education, he is a business champion and award-winning volunteer of several key organizations and countless community activities.

Contact Councillor Andrews

You can contact Councillor Andrews by email or give him a call at 519-215-9426.

About Councillor Andrews

Many in this community will recognize Joe Andrews for his long-time involvement as part of Orangeville's First Night, Canada Day and other town celebrations. He is a Paul Harris – Rotary International recipient, an Honorary Kinsmen for his extensive work for Cystic Fibrosis, a minor sports coach, and lastly you may remember him for his successful Saturday morning radio show years ago on DC 103.5 FM in Orangeville.

Councillor Andrews holds a Master's and a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Corporate Communications, a Certificate in Academic Leadership Training, as well as an Advanced College Diploma in Radio Broadcasting.

Joe Andrews is an experienced senior level leader in both the public and private sector including the ownership and operation of small business ventures. He has been responsible for significant multi-million dollar operational budgets while assembling and guiding successful organizations through his previous roles as President, Vice President, Director and Consultant.

He has been married for over 29 years to his wife Kitty and has a son Adam who is enrolled at Orangeville District Secondary School.

Committee involvement

Over the years, Councillor Andrews has served on the following boards and committees:

  • Chair of Business Economic Development Advisory Committee
  • Dufferin County Cultural Resources Circle board member
  • Dufferin Board of Trade
  • Headwaters White Ribbon Campaign/MENtors
  • Dufferin Young Professionals
  • Provincial Offenses Act Board

Councillor Grant Peters

Councillor Grant PetersGrant Peters was elected to Orangeville Council in 2018. Councillor Peters is a father of two, business owner, engineer and volunteer. He has been involved in the community ever since he and his family put down roots in Orangeville in 2010.

Contact Councillor Peters

You can contact Councillor Peters by email or give him a call at 519-209-2978.

About Councillor Peters

Councillor Peters is a partner and licensed professional engineer at a local consulting firm (Fluent Group), acting as Manager of Green Building Services. Councillor Peters serves on several industry boards/committees and has presented at national conferences on the topic of sustainability and green buildings. He also delivers an annual workshop to Masters students at Western University.

In 2018, Councillor Peters was nominated for a Friends of the Credit Conservation Award for Outstanding Volunteer. This nomination came as a result of significant community involvement, including Sustainable Orangeville and CVC initiatives.

Councillor Peters enjoys reading, cycling and staying active through local recreational activities and sports groups.

Committee involvement

Councillor Peters has served on the following committees:

  • Sustainable Orangeville Committee Chair
  • Credit Valley Conservation events
  • Official Plan Steering Committee
  • Library Board member

Councillor Lisa Post

Councillor Lisa PostLisa Post joined Orangeville Council in 2018. She has been an Orangeville resident for 25 years.

Contact Councillor Post

You can contact Councillor Post by email or give her a call at 519-216-8368. You can also follow her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or read her blog, In My Humble Opinions.

About Councillor Post

After 20 years as a retail manager, Councillor Post opened her own freelance writing business, “Written Works,” in April of 2017. Lisa also lends her time to various organizations in the community as a volunteer and board member.

In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, spending time at her family's cottage in Caledon, reading a good book and working on her novel. Councillor Post and her husband Mike celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary in 2018.  Lisa enjoys being a mom to her son and a daughter and Nan to her one grandchild.

Committee involvement:

Councillor Post has served on the following committee:

  • Orangeville Accessibility and Seniors Committee
  • Library Board member
  • Cultural Plan Task Force
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Councillor Debbie Sherwood

Councillor Debbie SherwoodDebbie Sherwood joined Orangeville Council in 2018. She has been a member of the Orangeville community since 1979.

Contact Councillor Sherwood

You can contact Councillor Sherwood by email or give her a call at 519-942-4710. You can also follow her on Facebook and Instagram.

About Councillor Sherwood

Having retired in 2017, Councillor Sherwood 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 the Ontario Municipal Tax Revenue Association (OMTRA) since 1982 and received her certification in 1999 as a Certified Municipal Revenue Professional.

She obtained Financial Accounting Level I and Level 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 Councillor Sherwood is a part-time faculty member for Seneca College for the Municipal Tax Administration Program (MTAP).

Councillor Sherwood is proud to call Orangeville home. She has raised three children and has five grandchildren, all of whom live in Dufferin County. Debbie and her family have been involved in sports clubs, school events, arts and cultural organizations and community events for many years.

Committee involvement

Councillor Sherwood has served on the following committees:

  • Heritage Orangeville Chair
  • BIA Board Member
  • Dufferin Foodshare (Orangeville Food Bank) Volunteer
  • Orangeville Blues and Jazz Volunteer/member

Councillor Todd Taylor

Councillor Todd TaylorTodd Taylor was elected to Orangeville Council in 2018. He has been a proud member of the Orangeville community since 2002.

Contact Councillor Taylor

You can contact Councillor Taylor by email or give him a call at 416-574-1894. You can also follow him on Facebook.

About Councillor Taylor

Councillor Todd Taylor is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and is currently employed as the Director of Sales in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry. He is specifically responsible for things such as contract negotiations, new business development, planning, budgets, profit/loss and leadership of the team.

In his leisure time, Councillor Taylor enjoys spending time with his family at the Tony Rose and Alder arenas. Travel, boating and overall outdoor life is especially important and valued by the Taylor family. Councillor Taylor and his wife Laurie raised their two children in Orangeville.

Committee involvement

Councillor Taylor has been involved with the following clubs and committees:

  • Chair of the Orangeville Police Services Board
  • Theatre Orangeville Board member
  • Chair of Library Board of Orangeville
  • President of Mono Nordic Ski Club
  • President of Optimist Club of Orangeville
  • Chair of Remuneration Committee
  • Transit Committee
  • Christmas in the Park
  • Maple Syrup Festival Island Lake
  • Community Columnist Orangeville Citizen
  • Chair of Jackrabbit Ski Program
  • Orangeville Snow Clearing Committee

Our vision and values

We value our heritage, natural environment and small town appeal while embracing the future with a progressive and innovative spirit.

We value:

  • a barrier-free community
  • encouraging community involvement
  • spending taxpayers' money wisely and responsibly
  • encouraging a healthy lifestyle
  • caring for the environment
  • enhancing the town's environment
  • encouraging business growth
  • supporting arts and culture
  • exceptional recreational and leisure opportunities
  • a safe and secure environment
  • honouring our heritage
  • well-maintained infrastructure