08/27/2004

Toronto, Ont., August 27, 2004 – Ann Mulvale, Mayor of the Town of Oakville and AMO Past President, has been named to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s (AMO’s) Honour Roll.
This award is given annually to individuals in appreciation of their exemplary service to municipal government and to AMO.

“Ann brings a commitment and passion to municipal governance that is unequaled,” said Roger Anderson, President of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario.  “As both AMO President and member of the AMO Board of Directors, she has contributed immeasurably to the goals of our organization.”

Mulvale was the sole winner of AMO’s 2004 Honour Roll.  The presentations occurred at AMO’s annual conference held at the Westin Hotel, Ottawa, from August 22 – 25, 2004.  More that 1700 municipal politicians and government officials attended the conference.  The awards were presented at the banquet dinner on August 24.

“Ann Mulvale has shown an immense commitment to providing top-quality municipal services and efficient and effective local government,” said Pat Vanini, Executive Director of AMO.   “She is truly representative of elected officials all across Ontario, who work hard every day to provide excellence in municipal government.”  

Oakville Mayor Ann Mulvale was first elected Mayor in 1988 and has been either elected or acclaimed in all the subsequent elections.  Her involvement with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) began in 1990 as a member of the Board of Directors and in 1999 served on AMO’s Executive Committee as Chair of the Large Urban Caucus. In August 2000, Ann was elected President of AMO for a two-year term, and in 2003 was appointed to complete the term of President Ken Boshcoff.

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is a non-profit organization with member municipalities representing 95 per cent of Ontario’s population.  AMO supports and enhances strong and effective municipal government in Ontario and promotes the value of municipal government as a vital and essential component of Ontario and Canada’s political system.

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