Mayor Iain Lovatt


Mayor Iain Lovatt

Mayor Iain Lovatt was elected as Mayor of Whitchurch-Stouffville in 2018. 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 also serves as the Vice-Chairman of York Region’s Transportation Committee, serves on the Audit Committee for York Region, and sits on the Board of Directors for York Telecom Network.

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Our 2022 - 2026 Strategic Plan


To be a welcoming community with a rural-urban dynamic, providing an exceptional quality of life.


To continue building a vibrant community through excellent service.


Service Excellence, Collaboration and Integrity.

The 2022-2026 Strategic Plan reinforces the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville’s mission, vision, and values, to be a welcoming community with a unique rural/urban dynamic, providing an exceptional quality of life, and continuing to build a vibrant community through service excellence, collaboration and integrity. To see the full plan, click HERE.

This Strategic Plan is not just a document; it is a living framework that will shape our Town’s future. It encapsulates our vision for a better tomorrow and outlines the key pillars on which we will continue to build upon our path to success. Building on the foundation of previous Strategic Plans, this plan clearly articulates our goals, objectives and the actions required to accomplish them over the next several years. It is a comprehensive blueprint that encompasses a range of critical areas, providing emphasis to core projects and initiatives that will help to enhance programs and services offered to our residents, businesses, and visitors. As we embark on this journey, let us remain focused, determined, and unwavering in our collective pursuit for service excellence.

On behalf of Council and the entire Senior Leadership Team, we would like to thank every member of the Stouffville team who contributed to the achievements made to date and will work to guide our shared success throughout this Term of Council.