Swearing-In of New Board Member
Newmarket - The York Regional Police Services Board welcomed its newest member Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua of the City of Vaughan. Regional Council appointed Mayor Bevilacqua to the Police Services Board in October for the remainder of the 2014-2018 term of Regional Council. Mayor Bevilacqua is a well-known and respected community leader recognized for his consensus-building abilities and expertise in the areas of social, economic and fiscal policy.
Mayor Bevilacqua is currently serving his second term as Mayor of the City of Vaughan. Prior to becoming Mayor, he was a Member of Parliament for 22 years and served in several roles including Minister of State for Finance, Minister of State for Science, Research and Development, as well as Chairman of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. He is presently the Vice Chair of York Region Rapid Transit Corporation, Chair of the Integration Committee for Alectra Inc., Co-chair of the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital’s $250 million Exceptional Care Belongs Here Campaign, as well as a member of the Board of Directors at Versa Bank.
Mayor Bevilacqua also serves on a number of local boards including the Advisory Council for the Certificate in Business Administration for the School of Continuing Studies at York University and is a member of the Global City Leaders Advisory Board for the World Council on City Data.
Mayor Bevilacqua expressed his gratitude for the privilege to serve on the York Regional Police Services Board and looks forward to working on important governance and safety priorities.
The Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board is a seven-member civilian Board that oversees the York Regional Police and is comprised of one member as Head of Municipal Council, three members are appointed by resolution of Regional Council and three by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
Media Contact: Mafalda Avellino, Executive Director, Police Services Board,
1-877-464-9675 ext. 77906 or email@example.com
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