Running for: Local Councillor, Ward 1
35 Gregson St. Ajax
Visit Web Site
My name is Christopher Gillett and I have been a resident of Ajax for the past 7 years. My family has lived in the Town for well over 20 years.I hold a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Windsor and a Master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Norwich University in Vermont, the oldest private military college in the USA.
I presently work as a Leadership Development Expert, Wealth and Insurance Consultant and a Senior Enrollment Consultant.
I have worked for leading companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Cushman-Wakefield and RBC and ran a successful retail business in the heart of Toronto's Yorkville District. I maintain an aptitude for technology and relationship management, and I am proficient at building rapport and communicating effectively across departments and cultures.
My family and friends describe as hardworking, self-directed and intelligent with a propensity for exercising sound judgement.
When I am not busy working or spending time with family, I volunteer in youth leadership development initiatives - I am passionate about helping young people reach their God-given potential.
I am an avid reader who loves traveling, but my greatest passion is personal fitness, which has enable me to run numerous 10ks, 1/2 and full marathons.
My pledge as councillor:
-I will oppose property tax increase.
-I will cut bureaucratic red tape, promoting ease of access to our skilled workforce.
-I will work tirelessly to attract good paying professional service and manufacture sector jobs to Ajax.
-I will be the voice of calm and reason at the decision-making table with the goal of making Ajax a model community.
-I will pursue infrastructure and services Improvements, safe community initiatives and beautification projects.
AjaxPickering.ca Community Managers