Benjamin Thornton

Chair, elected 2019

Ben is a realtor with Century 21 Lanthorn who lives in Picton with his wife and three children. He has deep County roots – his mother was born and raised here, and her family’s been here for generations. He was the president and chair of the board of the Mississauga Arts Council for many years and worked closely with the municipal government and partner agencies on arts and cultural policy and funding issues. He has done community and public relations for other not-for-profit organizations including TVOntario and the United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada.