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Monday, Jun. 28, 2004

Tilson, David

Ontario, Dufferin - Caledon, Conservative Party of Canada

David practised law in Dufferin-Caledon from 1970 to 1990, upon being elected to the Ontario Provincial Government. He was designated Queen’s Counsel in 1982, and served as Vice chair of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) 2003-2004.

David sat as an elected member of the Ontario Legislature as M.P.P. for Dufferin-Caledon, from 1990 to 2002. He resigned his seat so that Premier Ernie Eves could serve in the Ontario Legislature

Political Experience:

§ Chair of Government Caucus

§ Parliamentary Assistant to the Attorney General

§ Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health

§ Director for the Association of Municipalities of Ontario

§ Special Commissioner to study rural health care in the Province of Ontario

§ Co-Chair of the Ontario Crime Control Commission

§ Opposition Critic Responsible for Management Board, Ministry of Housing, Environment, Financial Institutions, and Consumer Relations

§ Elected trustee for the Dufferin County Board of Education for two terms

§ Chair of the Dufferin County Board of Education Management Committee dealing with budgets, staffing and contract negotiations

§ Elected Councillor for the Town of Orangeville for two terms

Community Involvement:

§ Founding Chair of Orangeville’s Blue Box Program

§ President of the Dufferin County Law Association

§ President, charter and life member of the Orangeville Optimist Club

§ Founding member of the Big Brothers Association

§ Founding Chair of the Third Orangeville Boy Scouts

David is the proud father of three children; Janet, Greg and Riley. He is married to Judith Birchall, a lawyer with the Orangeville law firm of Tilson & Birchall

Other Dufferin - Caledon candidates:

Party L E T
Liberal 0 135 135
Cons. 0 99 99
BQ 0 54 54
NDP 0 19 19
Other 0 1 1
Total 0 308 308
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