The Halton Police Board is pleased to welcome Donald Foster to the Halton Police Services Board as the newest provincial appointed Board member. His appointment is effective as of January 20, 2020.
Donald Foster was officially introduced to the Board during his first meeting on January 24, 2020. Mr. Foster said “It is an honour to serve on the Halton Police Board, which is dedicated to serve and protect the residents of Halton. Building strong communities with services to others is what I plan to reinforce in this role.”
Mr. Foster, a 20-year resident of Burlington, was the Founding Partner of Phillips, Foster Boucher Inc., a global retail marketing consulting firm which serviced Fortune 500 companies. He has been a lifelong volunteer passionately dedicated to serving his community. His volunteerism has been recognized by many, including the United Nations, which appointed him Goodwill Ambassador for the Golden Rule.
Donald Foster is currently supporting several local community organizations, including Joseph Brant Hospital, Food4Kids, Tansley Woods Senior Residence, The Burlington Prayer Breakfast, and is currently an active member of the Burlington and Oakville Chambers of Commerce.
Halton Police Board members include Rob Burton, Chair; Curt Allen, Provincial Appointee; Gary Burkett, Regional Council Appointee; Jeff Knoll, Regional Councillor; Clark Somerville, Regional Councillor; and Jason Wadden, Provincial Appointee.
About the Halton Police Board
The Halton Police Board is a seven-member civilian Board that provides strategic oversight to the Halton Regional Police Service. Under the Police Services Act, the Board has legislated responsibility for the Police Service’s operating and capital budgets; strategic planning; policies and priorities. The Police Board’s fundamental responsibility is to ensure that adequate and effective police services are provided to the citizens of Halton Region.