Council leadership

At the start of each Council term, Council Members select their leaders. Learn about the Council leadership.


Council Member Elliott Payne


Leading the Council's work on local policies and setting priorities, the Council President:

  • Presides over Council meetings
  • Manages the Council's agenda
  • Appoints members to committees

Vice President

Council Member Aisha Chughtai


The Vice-President serves as President whenever necessary. The Vice-President chairs the Council’s Committee of the Whole.