A freshly-elected regional council was sworn in Wednesday night, and new and returning faces took their seats in the chamber.
Out of eight Waterloo region councilors, six will be new to the role.
That includes includes Colleen James, Kari Williams and Robert Deutschmann representing Kitchener, Doug Craig and Pam Wolf for Cambridge and Chantal Huinink for Waterloo.
There are a few familiar faces as well, including Karen Redman who returns for her second term as chair along with incumbent councillors Michael Harris and Jim Erb.
During the meeting, councilors were officially appointed to the region’s standing committees. Coun. Harris will serve as chair of administration and finance, Coun. Erb will serve as chair of community and health services committee and Coun. James will serve as chair of planning and works committee. Members of Council and citizens were also appointed to various committees and boards, including Waterloo Regional Police Services Board, …