Board of Directors
MPAC is directly accountable to the public through its 15-member Board of Directors. The Board is composed of eight municipal representatives, five property taxpayer representatives and two provincial government representatives. All Board members are appointed by the Minister of Finance.
Contact Information for Board of Directors:
1340 Pickering Parkway
Pickering, Ontario L1V 0C4
Mr. Hughes is the Auditor General for the City of Ottawa and the Past President of the Ontario Municipal Tax and Revenue Association (OMTRA). He has been engaged in the fields of finance, financial management, audit, fraud investigation and internal control review for more than 25 years. Mr. Hughes has worked in public accounting, management consulting and taught in the areas of audit, internal control and finance in private industry and federal and municipal government. Mr. Hughes has earned a CMA, an MBA and a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Mr. Kilger is the Mayor of Cornwall. He previously served the residents of Stormont-Dundas as a Member of Parliament from 1988 to 2004. After being first elected to the House of Commons in 1988, Mr. Kilger moved into more senior government responsibilities, most notably Chief Government Whip and Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons. A businessman in private life, Mr. Kilger was part-owner of a franchise restaurant. In 1992, he was inducted into the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his hockey career that included success as a player, coach of the Memorial Cup Champion Cornwall Royals, and a 10-year career officiating in the National Hockey League. Mr. Kilger is actively involved in a number of community projects in Cornwall.
Dan Mathieson (Chair)
Mr. Mathieson is in his third term as Mayor of Stratford, Ontario. He currently sits on numerous Boards and committees in healthcare, municipal affairs, law enforcement, athletics, universities, colleges and not-for-profits including the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, the Advisory Board of the University of Waterloo – Stratford Campus, Kings University College at the University of Western Ontario, a founding Director of the Stratford Institute, and a national Director of the Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust and the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, PEI. Mr. Mathieson is also a Governor on the Board of iCanada and is on the Advisory Board for Walsh University – Institute for the Study of the Intelligent Community. Mr. Mathieson holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Guelph and a Masters of Public Administration Degree from the University of Western Ontario. He was recently chosen by the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) to receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, paying tribute to community leaders whose endeavours have set them apart as technology innovators.
Mr. Nadorozny is Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Greater Sudbury. Before his current appointment, Mr. Nadorozny was a technology entrepreneur and business owner. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration from Laurentian University and is presently a member of the Thorneloe University Board of Directors and past Chair of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Nadorozny is also actively involved in his community and a member of several Boards.
Mr. Rayburn has served as the Chief Administrative Officer for the County of Middlesex for the last 14 years. Prior to his current role, Mr. Rayburn served as the Chief Administrative Officer of Cobalt. From 1998-2005, Mr. Rayburn also led one of the largest pension funds in North America serving as a member of the OMERS Executive Committee since 1998 and also as Chair of the OMERS Board in 2003. Mr. Rayburn holds a number of diplomas and degrees in public administration including an undergraduate degree from Queen’s University in Political Science and a Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Western Ontario.
Mr. Skorobohacz is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Innisfil. Prior to his current position, Mr. Skorobohacz was the Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Windsor and prior to that City Clerk for the City of Burlington. Mr. Skorobohacz holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from McMaster University along with a Diploma in Public Administration from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Skorobohacz is a graduate of the Directors College, a joint program of McMaster University and Conference Board of Canada. In addition to being an active member of the United Way Cabinet for the Greater Simcoe County, Mr. Skorobohacz also sits on several Boards as well as being Chair of Innisfil Hydro.
Ms. Smith is the Mayor of the Township of Selwyn (previously known as the Township of Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield) and is a Council Member for the County of Peterborough. Prior to this role, Ms. Smith was elected Deputy Reeve for the Township of Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield. Ms. Smith is the Acting Chair of the Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board and is a member of the Peterborough County-City Board of Health, the Peterborough County Land Division Committee, the Peterborough County Awards and Bursaries Committee, and the Ennismore Community Centre Renovation Project Committee. Ms. Smith is also a strong advocate on environmental issues and is the Chairperson of the Municipal Sub-Committee and a member of the Trent Conservation Coalition – Drinking Water Source Protection Committee.
Mr. Bains served as a Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Brampton South from 2004 to 2011 and has extensive parliamentary committee experience and in-depth knowledge of public policy. He completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Windsor and has also obtained the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation. Prior to being elected as a Member of Parliament, he worked in Accounting and Financial Analysis at Ford Motor Company of Canada. Presently, Mr. Bains is a Distinguished Visiting Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University.
Mr. Chaiton is the President of Tweedsmuir Green Power Group, a company specializing in developing small hydro projects in Ontario. Mr. Chaiton’s other roles have included Senior Advisor to the Mayor of Ottawa, Senior Policy Advisor to the federal Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce, and Senior Fellow at the Centre on Governance at the University of Ottawa. He co-founded the Forum for International Trade and was the founding Chairman of the Capital Hill Group. Mr. Chaiton holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto, a Masters of Science degree from the London School of Economics and a Masters of Arts degree from the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education.
David P. Setterington (Vice-Chair)
Mr. Setterington is a member of the Ontario and Canadian Institutes of Chartered Accountants and was elected as a Fellow of the Institute in 2000. Mr. Setterington recently retired as a senior partner of a public accounting firm in Leamington. He has served on several committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and is presently chair of the Professional Conduct Committee and has served as a member of this committee since 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Setterington was chair, and a member of the Discipline Committee for 12 years.