Boards and Committees
- Whitby Seniors’ Services Committee
About Councillor Mulcahy
Rhonda Mulcahy was elected North Ward 1 Councillor in the by-election of 2016. She is serving her first term as Regional Councillor and is currently Deputy Mayor for the Town of Whitby.
Last term, Rhonda was Chair of the Clerk’s Department and sat on both the Operations and Planning Committees. In addition, she served as Mayor’s designate on Downtown Brooklin Development Steering Committee, Groveside Cemetery Board, Whitby in Bloom and the Doors Open Committee.
Currently, Rhonda is the Mayor’s designate on the Whitby Senior Services Advisory Committee. At the Region, Rhonda is a member of the Finance & Administration Committee, Transit Executive, Accessibility Advisory Committee and Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA).
Rhonda attended Meadowcrest Public School in Brooklin and Anderson CVI in Whitby and graduated from Durham College in Graphic Design. Rhonda worked in packaging, point of sale marketing and catalogue production in the national commercial and transportation industries before taking a local position in a community newspaper. In 2000 she launched her own community newspaper in the Village of Brooklin.
Rhonda and her husband, Tom, have three adult children Sarah, Liam and Keegan (and their rescue dog Dixie, the mountain cur). As a family they have always been active in various sports, notably, speed skating, mountain biking and downhill skiing.
In the community, Rhonda is a Rotarian, an honorary Group 74 member and a Legion member. However, she is often asked to help at various service group events and has been a regular fixture at community events for decades through her work with the paper.
Rhonda believes in the Council goals set forth this term and will work together with her colleagues to ensure marks are met. Rhonda believes strongly in the need to ensure a strong, healthy, vibrant community for future generations of Whitby families.