Ward 4 - Chris Ainsworth
Chris Ainsworth is the Ward 4 Councillor for the City of Vaughan.
Councillor responsibilities include making decisions on matters affecting the community and City as a whole, ensuring residents are represented at Council meetings, taking a strategic role in directing municipal goals and priorities, and monitoring the implementation and success of those initiatives.
Councillor Chris Ainsworth is a senior administrator with almost three decades of experience in sales, marketing, business development, operations and corporate strategy. Having obtained a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Ryerson University, Chris’ background and experience bring a strong corporate background, invaluable business relations and leadership skills to his role as Ward 4 Councillor.
Since 2004, he has operated the Thornhill Woods Haunted House, a spooky, fun-filled experience for the Halloween season. Councillor Ainsworth and his family transform their yard and driveway into a frightful factory of fear, all for a good cause. With all entrance fees going to SickKids Foundation, Councillor Ainsworth’s efforts have raised over $160,000 in the past 18 years.
Chris has always been a community advocate, having been awarded the Ward 4 Civic Hero Award in 2020 for his environmental stewardship and his dedication to keeping Ward 4 safe, clean and beautiful. A strong leader who believes that listening and understanding must come before effective action, Councillor Ainsworth is committed to improving life for residents in Ward 4 and across the city.
List of 2022-2026 Committees and Boards
- Co-Chair, Anti-Hate, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee
- Member, Vaughan Holdings Inc.
- Member, Hydro Vaughan Energy Corp.
- Vice-Chair, Audit Committee
- Vice-Chair, Community Safety Advisory Committee
- Member, VMC Sub-Committee
- Member, Heritage Vaughan Committee
- Member, Vaughan Public Library Board
Who provides services?
|York Region (upper tier) provides
|City of Vaughan (lower tier) provides
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