For the last 35 years, Marilyn has made Maple her home. Marilyn is very proud to say that she has not only raised a family and resided in this community, but has been actively involved as well. During most of those years, she has dedicated herself to community activities in order to help improve the quality of life for all families.


Current Committees, Boards and Task Forces

  • Member, Mackenzie Health President’s Community Advisory Committee
  • Member, Mackenzie Health Regional and Municipal Advisory Council
  • Chair, Vaughan Holdings Inc. (Alectra)
  • Honorary Chair, Run for Vaughan
  • Trustee, Vaughan Public Library Board
  • Member, Pierre Berton Tribute Task Force
  • Member, Recruitment Policy Task Force
  • Member, York Region Road Watch Program
  • Member, Humber Watershed Alliance
  • Member, Boyd/East Humber Sub-committee

Selection of Previous Committees, Boards and Task Forces

  • Director, PowerStream Inc. Board of Directors
  • Chair, City of Vaughan, Finance, Administration and Audit Committee (two terms)
  • Member, Heritage Vaughan Committee
  • Member, Council Code of Conduct and Expenditure Task Force
  • Member, Council Governance Committee Structure Task Force
  • President, Vaughan C.A.R.E.S. (view brochure)



  • Member, Provincial Parent Board
  • Member, Selection Panel for the Premier’s Excellence in Teaching Awards
  • Founder and Honorary Chair, Maple Family of Catholic School Councils
  • Chair, St. Joan of Arc CHS Council (view brochure)


  • Chair, St. David CES Council
  • Member, Maple Lions Club
  • Committee Member, local charitable organization raising funds for cancer research and future Vaughan Hospital
  • Executive Committee Member, Valigia d’Oro Awards and Legacy Banquet honouring “pioneer” Italian immigrants
  • Member, Keele Valley Landfill Liaison Committee

Awards and Acknowledgements

Citizen of Character Award – Character Community Foundation of York Region
A York Region wide award in recognition of an individual who demonstrates positive character attributes at work, school or in the community. View the list of award winners.

Volunteer Recognition Award – City of Vaughan
Only volunteer to receive award for 7 consecutive years

In Celebration of Women Award – York Region
For contributions in the environmental field

Staff, student & Community Recognition Program Award – York Region Roman Catholic Separate School Board
In recognition of the establishment of the inaugural school councils and development of the first model constitution

City of Vaughan Ambassador – City of Vaughan
Appointed an ambassador for the City by the Economic Development Department in recognition of community contributions