Police Board

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Board Members

Rob Burton - Chair

Rob Burton - Chair

Mayor Burton won re-election to a fourth term as Oakville’s Mayor in October 2018. His mandate continues to be controlling growth, debt and taxes, protecting green space and the environment, developing more community facilities to meet the needs of the community, and making Halton Canada’s most sustainable region.

Curt Allen - Provincial Appointee

Curt Allen - Provincial Appointee

Curt Allen retired from Scotiabank in February 2015 where he was Vice President and Chief Security Officer. Prior to that he was Director of Security for the Government of Ontario where his mandate was the protection of the Government’s electronic networks. He has served as Royal Canadian Mounted Police Deputy Commissioner for Ontario and Quebec, Deputy Commissioner National Headquarters and Deputy Commissioner National Police Services and Technical Infrastructure, following his work as RCMP Chief Human Resources Officer.

Gary Burkett - Regional Council Appointee

Gary Burkett - Regional Council Appointee

Gary Burkett is semi-retired Executive with extensive commercial business acumen, specializing in Human Resources, in numerous industry sectors with 3 blue chip companies (i.e. FedEx, Bell Canada and MolsonCoors) spanning more than 46 years.

Donald Foster - Regional Council Appointee

Donald Foster - Provincial Appointee

Recently retired, Donald Foster was the Founding Partner of Phillips, Foster Boucher Inc., a global retail marketing consulting firm which serviced Fortune 500 companies. Born in Toronto, he comes from a long family line of community-service involvement; his grandfather and two uncles served as police officers in the area.

Jeff Knoll - Regional Councillor

Jeff Knoll - Regional Councillor

Jeff Knoll has served as Oakville’s Ward 5 Regional and Town Councillor since he was first elected in 2000 and has been re-elected in the subsequent four elections. Councillor Knoll is also the founder and chief executive officer of Film.ca Cinemas in Oakville.

Clark Somerville - Regional Councillor

Clark Somerville - Regional Councillor

Councillor Somerville is currently the Regional Councillor for Wards One and Two in the Town of Halton Hills and is a former President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), a national voice of municipal governments who work closely with the Government of Canada to advance current municipal concerns.

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