Ward 4 Markland Centennial
Councillor Dick O'Brien was the City of Toronto's councillor representing Ward 4, Markland-Centennial. An elected official since 1972, Councillor O'Brien was originally elected in the City of Etobicoke. Most recently, as a Metro Councillor, he served on numerous committees including Metro's Financial Priorities and Environment and Public Space committees, and was the chair of Metro's Corporate Administration Committee.
Councillor O'Brien was also the elected chair of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), which managed the renewable natural resources within the watersheds of the Greater Toronto Area.