Mayor Drew Dilkens
Drew Dilkens was elected Mayor of the City of Windsor in October, 2014.
Prior to being elected Mayor, and during his eight years as a member of Windsor City Council, he chaired the International Relations Committee and the Essex Windsor Solid Waste Authority, and spearheaded the creation and implementation of the new Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island. He also served as the Vice Chair of the Windsor International Airport Board of Directors, the Planning and Economic Development Committee and Enwin Energy.
Mayor Dilkens led the Steering Committee overseeing the construction of Windsor’s $78 million state-of-the-art aquatics facility – the Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre and premier family attraction – Adventure Bay Family Water Park presented by WFCU Credit Union.
A lifelong resident of the City of Windsor, Mayor Dilkens holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a law degree from the University of Windsor and was called to the bar in 2012. He also earned an MBA from Wayne State University and received his Doctorate of Business Administration from the International School of Management in Paris, France with a focus on municipal amalgamation in Ontario. He also holds the professional designation of a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), along with training certificates from the Canadian Foreign Service Institute, Canadian Securities Institute and Federal Bureau of Investigations in the United States.