Effective Governance and Oversight

The City of Vaughan Effective Governance and Oversight Task Force has an overall mandate to make recommendations that ensure the City is at the forefront of accountability, transparency and regulatory governance.

This includes exploring how the City of Vaughan can further enhance its governance framework, thereby continuing to empower the Mayor and Members of Council to work closely with citizens, businesses and community stakeholders.


The task force is made up of Members of Council as well as City staff and members of the public.

Read the Effective Governance and Oversight Task Force Terms of Reference (PDF).


Council Members


Councillor Carella's image


Ward 2 Councillor

Tony Carella



Councillor Shefman's image

Ward 5 Councillor

Alan Shefman


If you would like to attend a task force meeting, you can search for a meeting date and time in the Council Meeting Calendar. If you would like to speak on a matter on a task force agenda, you may do so. Learn more about speaking to Council.