RON

ASHMORE

Councillor Ward 6

Kawartha Lakes

Phone: 705 934 2223 tel/text
Office: 705 324 9411 X 3806
Email: rashmore@kawarthalakes.caTwitter: @ronashmore1

Ron Ashmore for Ward 6 

I'm committed to serving my community and residents in a personable and accountable manner. 

Key Objectives:

As well as working for you with many issues I also represent you on the following committees.

► Ross Memorial Hospital Board of Governors
► Community Policing Advisory Committee (OPP)
 
► Municipal Heritage Committee

► Waste Management Committee

► Municipal By Law Appeals Committee
► Property Standards Committee
► Omemee Downtown Revitalization Committee

► Kawartha Lakes Council Community Covid 19 Recovery Task Force

COUNCIL EXPERIENCE

2006-2014 Councillor Ward 14 City of Kawartha Lakes Corporate and Human Resources Committee Agricultural Advisory committee Omemee Legacy Fund Property Standards CommitteeKawartha Lakes Police Services Board Acting Mayor
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Salem Emily Cemetery Corporation: General Manager secretary-treasurer, property management, annual reports, contracts, by-laws, accounts.
CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES DAIRY PRODUCER COMMITTEE
Organized events, promoted dairy products at fairs and sporting events. Lobbied trade representatives in preparations for World Trade Organization. Conducted meetings on local, provincial, national, and international dairy industry issues.
VICTORIA COUNTY AGRICULTURAL TRAINING COMMITTEE
Worked with provincial and federal governments to develop training courses for the rural community
MEMBERSHIPS
Ontario Federation of AgricultureAgricorp - Farm Business registeredHolstein CanadaAlumni Executive, University of Guelph OAC 84A Independent Mortgage Brokers Association Financial Services Commission of Ontario

EDUCATION

1969-1977 Lady Eaton Elementary School, Omemee, ON
1977-1982 I.E. Weldon Secondary School, Lindsay, ON
1982-1984 Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON Associate Diploma in Agriculture - Agribusiness major
2005 Athabasca University, St. Albert, AB: certification in MBA in Agriculture courses
2014 Mediation Certificate
WORK EXPERIENCE

1982-Present: Ashmore Farms ltd. Owned and operated a 68 cow dairy herd and cow-calf operation. Continue to raise dairy heifers in Dunsford, ON
2013-Present Mortgage Agent - Self-employed contractor specializing in financing for farmers, residential and commercial clients.
2006-2014 Municipal Councillor Ward 14 City of Kawartha Lakes
1987-1988 Irvine Farms Christchurch New Zealand, employee
1977-2011 Salem Emily Cemetery Corporation, employee- general manager
Married to Catherine for 27 years. four children: Charles 25, Michael 23, Nicholas 19, and Jon 17.

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