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KGibson Region compressed

 Mayor Kevin Gibson

31940 Highway 3
P.O. Box 40
Wainfleet, ON  L0S 1V0
Tel: (905) 899-3463 ext. 227
kgibson@wainfleet.ca

Mayor Kevin Gibson is serving his first term on the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Wainfleet. By virtue of his office, Mayor Gibson also represents the Township as a Member of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Niagara.

As a former RCMP officer, Mayor Gibson has various levels of experience working with different levels of government, including working with foreign governments to develop and implement protocols to assist Canadian investigations. He retired as a 34-year veteran of the RCMP and served both nationally in Chilliwack, British Columbia; Whitehorse, Yukon Territory; Toronto, Ontario; and internationally in Bangkok, Thailand, for specialized investigations into human trafficking. During his policing career, he held a variety of positions including general uniform duties, community policing, member of the Emergency Response Team dealing with high risk situations, human trafficking investigator, supervisor of a serious crime unit, and Detachment Commander. He also worked as part of the security planning team for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC.

He is currently the sole owner and employee of Gibson Auction Service. Being a formally trained auctioneer that mostly specializes in charity auctions, he has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charity over the past five years.

Mayor Gibson is active in the community having volunteered for much of his life. He has coached soccer for years, helped build a habitat for humanity house, rode a bicycle from Vancouver to Toronto and raised $28,000 for CNIB. He volunteers with the Marshville Heritage Festival, has been on church boards and helped raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Mayor Gibson also represents his community as a member of the:

  • Regional Municipality of Niagara Police Services Board
  • Public Health and Social Services Committee
  • Waste Management Planning Steering Commitee

 He is happily married to Lynn and has two daughters.