Councillor David Shiner
Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West, Suite B39
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Chief of Staff
Councillor David Shiner is the proud representative of Ward 24 - Willowdale. From 1991-1997 David served on the North York City Council and since 1998 has continued to represent the constituents of Ward 24 - Willowdale on Toronto City Council and on the North York Community Council.
Currently, David serves as Chair of the Government Management Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee and Striking Committee. Councillor Shiner also sits on the Board of Directors for the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, (formerly the Hummingbird Centre) as well as the Canadian Film Centre.
Councillor Shiner is a long-time board member of Eva's Initiatives which operates two youth shelters in North York (Eva's Place and Eva's Satellite) and one in Toronto (Eva's Phoenix).
Throughout the course of his political career David has been on many Boards, Agencies and Commissions.
As Chair of the City of Toronto's Budget Advisory Committee for the 2000 - 2003 term of Council, David was instrumental in implementing changes to the budget process, making it much more open and accountable.
David has also served as a Commissioner on the Toronto Transit Committee, as well as Chair of the TTC Budget Committee and he continues to be an advocate for better transit funding as well as the expansion of Toronto's transit system.
David works closely with his fellow members of Council, his colleagues in both the provincial and federal governments, as well as with the elected representatives of councils outside of the GTA. David also works closely with his community and feels greatly honoured by the continued support of the people of Ward 24 - Willowdale and for the privilege of representing them.
Committees, boards and agencies
Councillor Shiner currently serves on the following Committees and Agencies, including:
- Toronto City Council
- North York Community Council
- Executive Committee, Vice Chair
- Government Management Committee, Chair
- Striking Committee
- Eva's Initiatives
- Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (Formerly Hummingbird Centre)
- Canadian Film Centre
- Canadian National Exhibition Association, Board of Directors
- Canadian National Exhibition Association, Municipal Section