Town Council

Council 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The newly elected Town Council was sworn into office on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. Meet your new council (pictured from left): 
Councillor VJ Earle, Deputy Mayor Heather Head, Mayor Donald Hussher, Councillor Nicole LeBlanc & Councillor Steven Cotter.

Your Town Council consists of a Mayor, and four (4) Town Councillors, each elected for a four-year term. Trenton voters elect the Mayor and Councillors, while the Deputy Mayor is selected and appointed through a Council motion annually. Councillors do not represent a specific district or ward, but rather each serves the Town as a whole.

Meet Your Mayor & Council

Councillor Don Husser

Mayor Donald Hussher

Year Elected to Mayor: 2020
Year Elected to Council: 2005

Don Hussher recently retired as the Chief of Police for the Towns of Westville and Stellarton, he has over 43 years of Police Service. After 15 honorable years of military service he retired with the commissioned rank of Captain. He was posted with the Black Watch Royal Highlanders of Canada and the Canadian Airborne Regiment. Don has over 50 years of active community volunteer work. He has over 26 years' service with the Boy Scouts of Canada. He was founder and Director of both the Westville and New Glasgow Police Ventures/Rovers. He has 10 years leadership service with the Royal Canadian Army Cadets, 26 years volunteer service with crime prevention, 5 years leadership with boys and girls clubs of Canada and 27 years working with seniors. He was the founder of the Seniors Watch Program. He holds the Duke of Edinburgh Leadership Award, the Canadian Forces Decoration, the Police Exemplary Service Medal, several community meritorious service and volunteer awards. He was appointed to the Order of Merit of Police Forces in 2002. He is married to Pat (Fraser).

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Deputy Mayor Heather Head

Year Elected to Council: 2020

Details to come 

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Councillor Nicole LeBlanc

Year Elected to Council: 2020

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Councillor V J Earle

Councillor VJ Earle

Year Elected to Council: 2016

VJ Earle is a long-time resident of the Town of Trenton where he raised five children with his wife Wendy. He retired from Michelin after 35 years. VJ has been involved in his community by volunteering his time. He is well known for organizing the Joe Earle Victoria Day Road Races for many years. He has also volunteered coaching Minor Ball, Minor Hockey, and ladies softball. He has also helped with ball tournaments and March Break Hockey Tournaments.

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Councillor Steven Cotter

Year Elected to Council: 2020

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