Joe Andrews – Quick Facts Re-Election 2022
Joe Andrews has been part of Orangeville’s fabric for over 30 years. He is known for his outstanding commitment to this region as a leader in education, business and as an award- winning Volunteer of countless community activities and organizations.
Joe Andrews is an experienced senior-level leader in both the public and private sector including the ownership and operation of small business ventures. He has held full responsibility of significant multi-million-dollar operational budgets while assembling and guiding successful organizations in post-secondary education, media, and business consultancy through his previous roles as President, Vice-President, Principal, Director, and Consultant.
In addition to his continuation of life-long education, Joe Andrews holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Business and Corporate Communication, a Certificate in Academic Leader-ship Training, and an Advanced College Diploma in Radio Broadcasting.
He has been married for over 30 years to his wife Kitty and has a son Adam who is an ODSS – Orangeville District Secondary School graduate and has recently attended Laurier University.
Many in this community will recognize Joe Andrews for his long-time involvement as part of Orangeville’s First Night, Canada Day and other town celebrations. He is a Paul Harris – Rotary International recipient, an Honorary Kinsmen for his extensive work for Cystic Fibrosis, a minor sports coach, and lastly you may remember him for his successful Saturday morning radio show years ago on DC 103.5 FM in Orangeville.
During this term of Council, Councillor Andrews has the following Committee responsibilities:
- Business, Economic Development Advisory (BEDAC) Committee Chair
- Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee Co-Chair
- Provincial Offenses Authority Board Member
- Orangeville Rail Development Corporation Board Member
- Men’s Homelessness Committee Member
- Dufferin County Cultural Resources Circle (DCCRC) Board Member
Over the years, Councillor Andrews has served on the following boards and committees:
- Dufferin Board of Trade – Chair and Board member
- Economic Development Committee
- Dufferin County Cultural Resources Circle – Advisor
- Headwaters White Ribbon Campaign/MENtors
- Dufferin Young Professionals – Chair
Since his election to Orangeville Council in 2018, he has demonstrated throughout this term his
strong integrity, applying in every decision made fiscal responsibility and accountability.
‘I have consistently displayed my ability to focus on the key issues affecting our Town today and for the long-term. I brought to the table years of senior-level experience in both the public and private sectors which has paid huge dividends. This Council has worked together and has done so for the betterment of our community. I am proud of what has been accomplished, yet there is so much more to do.’ – Joe Andrews, Councillor
With a growing community such as Orangeville, having the right people on Council is a must and priority. Re-electing an experienced voice like Joe Andrews at the table will ensure that
things will get done for Orangeville.