Jack Heath has been on Markham Council for the past 21 years. He was elected as Councillor for Ward 5 in 1997. In 2003, he stepped up to be Regional Councillor and continues in that capacity. From 2008 to 2018, he also served as Markham’s Deputy Mayor.
He serves on several boards including Vice Chair of the Toronto Region Conservation Authority, Chair of Markham District Energy Inc., the National Zero Waste Council, and more recently, Co-Chair of the Human Services Planning Board of York Region.
Prior to being elected, Jack owned a legal bookstore in Markham for many years.