Dan Mathieson previously held the position as the mayor of Stratford, Ontario and has sat on municipal council since 1995. During his tenure Dan has been a member on numerous boards and committees in healthcare, municipal affairs, law enforcement, athletics, not-for-profits, and universities and colleges.
He is currently chair of the Ontario Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), chair of the Stratford Police Services Board and serves on the boards of numerous community organizations. Dan is also a governor on the Board of i-Canada and is on the advisory board for Walsh University – Institute for the Study of the Intelligent Community.
In November 2015 Dan was awarded the Alumni Award of Excellence from the Master of Public Administration, Local Government program at Western University. He is also the 2016 Western University, Public Administration Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, lecturing on governance and innovation in public institutions.