Mayor's Profile

Tony Van Bynen is currently serving in his third consecutive term as Mayor of the Town of Newmarket and has served as an elected representative for the Town for the past 17 years. Prior to his work in public service, Mayor Van Bynen worked in the banking industry at RBC for more than thirty years. In his role as the Mayor of the Town of Newmarket, Mayor Van Bynen is a member of all Town Standing Committees. He was a founding member of the Newmarket Economic Development Advisory Committee and is a member of the Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Board of Directors.

In addition to his involvement on the Southlake Regional Health Centre Board Community Awareness Committee as well as a member of the Hospice Cabinet fundraising Committee, Mayor Van Bynen was a founding director of the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce and Smart Commute Central York, as well as a founding member of the Belinda's Place Women's Shelter. Mayor Van Bynen is also Director of York Region Rapid Transit, Co-Chair of the York Region Community Social Data Strategy Committee, member of the GTHA Economic Growth Working Group Broadband Sub-Committee, Chair of the York Region Broadband Advisory Task Force. Mayor Van Bynen sits on the AMO (Association of Municipalities of Ontario) Board of Directors and is a member of the AMO Audit Committee.


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