Erin M. Toole – Deputy Mayor

Deputy Mayor Erin Toole is a first term Councillor in Grand Bay-Westfield. Originally from west Saint John, Erin lived and worked in Toronto before returning to New Brunswick to raise her three children. Erin has lived in Grand Bay-Westfield for 10 years.

A lawyer with 20 years of varied experience, Erin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Bishop’s University in 1998 and received her Law Degree from the University of New Brunswick in 2001. Currently, Erin is the Director of Legal Services with a New Brunswick Crown Corporation.

Active in Grand Bay-Westfield and the region, Erin has worked with several professional and community groups and has served on many boards and volunteer organizations. She is involved with:

  • CBA New Brunswick and Canadian Corporate Counsel Association initiatives,
  • Former executive committee member of the New Brunswick Branch of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association
  • Retired board member of Hestia House;
  • Member of the Parent School Support Committees of Harbour View High School; and
  • Grand Bay-Westfield representative on the board of the Canada Games Aquatic Centre.

On a personal note, Erin is also active in our local triathlon, running and cycling communities, both participating in and volunteering at local sporting events.

As Deputy Mayor, Erin is focused on:

  • Balanced growth for Grand Bay-Westfield, and on
  • Developing recreation and active transportation opportunities for all
  • Community engagement, and
  • is excited to work with residents to build on our strengths as a community.