Mayor Iain Lovatt was elected as Mayor of Whitchurch-Stouffville in 2018 and again in 2022.
Mr. Lovatt was first elected to Whitchurch-Stouffville Council in 2014 as Ward 5 Councillor.
Mayor Lovatt serves on York Regional Council and is the current Vice-Chair of Housing York Inc. He is also serves as the Vice-Chairman of York Region's Finance & Administration Committee, serves on the Audit Committee for York Region, and sits on the Board of Directors for York Telecom Network.
Mayor Lovatt sits Parks Canada's Rouge National Urban Park Advisory Board and gives his time to a number of non-profit organizations related to the arts & health and is currently the York Region Council ex-officio Director on the York Region Arts Council.
Mayor Lovatt's fundraising efforts this term have been directed to the Whitchurch-Stouffville Legacy Fund and has raised a $1000000 endowment and over $750000 in grant funds for local Whitchurch-Stouffville charities and service groups.
As Co-Chair of Markham Stouffville Hospital's Newest Capital Campaign, his efforts will help the hospital's $100 million fundraising goal.
Mayor Lovatt and his wife Mary have three children.