The Ontario Small Urban Municipalities (OSUM) is the small urban municipal voice of the Province. OSUM is an integral part of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario and has a number of its Board members which serve on the AMO Board of Directors. Policy and research activities are undertaken by OSUM through the staff at AMO.

OSUM has ensured that matters which affect small urban communities are brought to the attention of the provincial and federal governments. Leadership is provided by the Chair and Board of Directors who are elected annually. 

Your OSUM Representatives

2017 OSUM Executive

Back Row L/R
Dwayne Evans, Rob Foster, Gail Campbell, Gary McNamara, Rick Milne, Gail Ardiel, Lynn Silverton, Ron Elliott

Front Row L/R
Michelle Smibert, Jim Collard, Lynn Dollin, Jamie McGarvey, Graydon Smith, Larry McCabe,

Absent: Taso Christopher, Mayor, City of Belleville


Jamie McGarvey
Town of Parry Sound
52 Seguin Street
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1B4
C: 705.938.0749


Gail Ardiel
Deputy Mayor
Town of The Blue Mountains
32 Mill Street
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0
T: 519.599.3131

Gail Campbell
Town of Orangeville
87 Broadway
Orangeville, ON L9K 1K1
T: 519.942.2719

Jim Collard
Past Chair
Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Box 1401
Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
T: 905.468.7002

Lynn Dollin
Immediate Past Chair
Deputy Mayor
Town of Innisfil
2101 Innisfil Beach Rd
Innisfil, ON L9S 1A1
C: 705.627.9023

Ron Elliott
Town of Minto
330 Prospect Street
Palmerston, ON N0G 2P0
T: 519.343.2330 

Dwayne Evans
Clerk/Planning Coordinator
Town of Goderich
57 West Street
Goderich, ON
N7A 2K5
T: 519 524.8344

Taso Christopher
City of Belleville
169 Front Street
Belleville, Ontario K8N 2Y8
T: 613.967.3267

Rob Foster
Town of Lincoln
4800 South Service Road
Beamsville, Ontario L0R 1B1
T: 905.563.8205 

Vice Chair

Graydon Smith
Town of Bracebridge
1000 Taylor Court
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1R6
T: 705.644.3253


Rick Milne
Deputy Mayor
Town of New Tecumseth
10 Wellington Street East 
PO Box 910
Alliston, ON, L9R 1A1
T: 905.435.6219 x231

Lynn Silverton
Municipality of Grey Highlands
206 Toronto St. S., Unit 1, P.O. Box 409
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0
(519) 986-2811

Administrative Members

Larry J. McCabe 
Town of Goderich
57 West Street
Goderich, ON
N7A 2K5
T: 519 524.8344

Michelle Smibert 
Municipality of Middlesex Centre
10227 Ilderton Road, R.R. 2
Ilderton, ON N0M 2A0
T: 519.666.0190

Conference Coordinator

Jim Collard
Annual Conference and Trade Show Co-Ordinator
Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
T: 905.468.7002

Honorary Member

Gary McNamara
Town of Tecumseh
917 Lesperance Road
Tecumseh, ON N8N 1W9
T: 519.735.2184