Robert D. Butterworth


Robert Butterworth received a B. Comm. from St. Patrick’s College in Ottawa in 1967 and an L.L.B. from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver in 1970. He was called to the bar in 1972, moved to Perth that year and has lived in the Perth area ever since.

Bob served two terms on the Council of the Township of North Elmsley, the Planning Board of the Town of Perth as a member, Secretary, Vice-Chair and Chair, and as the first Chair of the Committee of Adjustments for the Township of North Elmsley. He served for six years on the Board of Governors of Algonquin College (including two years as Chair), six years on the Rideau Valley District Health Council (including two years as Chair) and four years on the Ontario Council of Health. Bob is a past National Vice-President of the Canada Jaycees, past Director of the Perth Chamber of Commerce and past director of the Lanark Communications Network.

In 2002 Bob was appointed a Vice Chair of the Assessment review Board. He has served for six years as a director of the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators (SOAR) and is a member of the Trent University Board of Governors.