Wellington Warden Andy Lennox elected vice-chair of WOWC

GODERICH – Wellington County Warden Andy Lennox was elected vice-chair of the Western Ontario Warden’s Caucus (WOWC) at the organization’s Feb. 2 annual general meeting.

The WOWC is a not-for-profit organization representing 15 upper and single tier municipalities in approximately 300 communities. 

“I’m honoured to have been elected vice-chair of the Western Ontario Warden’s Caucus,” said Lennox, who is also mayor of Wellington North. 

“I look forward to continuing the WOWC’s important work for Wellington County and Ontario.”

Huron County Warden Glen McNeil was re-elected as WOWC chair of the Western Ontario at the meeting, which was held in Goderich.

Additionally, Huron County CAO Meighan Wark was elected secretary and Dufferin County CAO Sonya Pritchard was elected treasurer.

“I am deeply honoured to continue serving as chair of the WOWC and I am sincerely grateful for the continued trust and support from our members,” stated McNeil. “As we embark on this new year, our commitment to advancing the priorities and initiatives of the WOWC remain unwavering.”

McNeil added, “In 2024, we will continue to collaborate to further enhance our advocacy efforts in expanding housing options, fostering workforce development, and addressing the critical issues surrounding mental health and addiction in Western Ontario.”

Support for economic growth in the region was also among the priorities listed by McNeil.

“The WOWC is committed to advocating strongly for these priorities and will continue engaging with all levels of government to address the challenges facing Western Ontario,” he stated. 

For information visit wowc.ca.

Community News Staff