Leading Richmond Hill in a positive direction
David West was appointed to Council on December 4, 2013, to fill a vacancy and was elected in October 2014 to continue as Councillor for Ward 4.
He has served the residents of Richmond Hill for years as a local business owner and has demonstrated leadership through positions with the Professional Photographers of Ontario, as well as through various positions with the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce.
A committed contributor to his community, David has volunteered with Yellow Brick House, Mackenzie Health and the Toronto Waldorf School.
Before becoming a Councillor, David served on numerous Richmond Hill committees and task forces, including:
•Yonge Street Subway Task Force
•Cultural Leadership Council
•Committee of Adjustment
•RHCPA Marketing Committee
•Community Hub Liaison Committee
•Richmond Hill Winter Carnival Committee
David was also an active participant in the public consultations held during the development of Richmond Hill’s Official Plan and Strategic Plan 2010-2014.
David’s current Committee participation includes:
•Heritage Richmond Hill
•Richmond Hill Heritage Centre Advisory Committee
•Youth Action Committee
A husband and father, David has called Ward 4 home for more than 20 years.