1996 Leadership Campaign
AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
1942.06.09 - Hilversum, Netherlands. Emigrated to Canada with his family
PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE (MPP):
2003.10.02 - Kingston and the Islands - Re-Elected.
1999.06.03 - Kingston and the Islands - Re-Elected.
1995.06.08 - Kingston and the Islands - Elected.
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT:
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (March 2004 -).
Minister of Municipal Affairs (2003.10.23 - March 2004).
Minister Responsible for Seniors (2003.10.23 - 2005.06.29).
OF KINGSTON (ON):
Served 1980 - 1988.
Elected 1980. Re-Elected twice.
(ON) CITY COUNCIL:
Elected 1972. Served 1972-80.
Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, 1996. First ballot: 5th place
(out of seven candidates) with 152 votes - 6%. Second ballot: 5th place
with 124 votes (5%). Gerretsen withdrew after the second ballot and
endorsed Dalton McGuinty for Leader. McGuinty won on the fifth ballot.
President, Association of Municipalities of Ontario, 1986-1987.
Chair, Ontario Housing Corp., 1989-1992.
Deputy Judge, Ontario Small Claims Court, 1993-1995.