David Marr was born and raised in Port Stanley. He and his wife Sandy have two adult children, Rob and Laurie. He has 20 years Council experience – 6 on Port Stanely Council and 14 on Central Elgin Council. He was appointed to serve on Elgin County Council during former Mayor Sylvia Hofhuis’s absence. David brings experience and expertise to County Council, having served previously in 1995-97. He was elected Deputy Mayor of Central Elgin in the October 2010 election and Mayor in the October 2014 election.
Councillor Marr serves on the Elgin St. Thomas Public Health Committee, The Greenlane Community Trust, and the Social/Entertainment Committee.
David farmed for years with his father George and uncle Max in Port Stanley. He worked in the banking industry for six years and currently operates an income tax consulting business with over 34 years experience. He remains very active in his community and is past president of the Port Stanley Lions Club.
Councillor Marr has been married to wife Sandy for 42 years.