Mr. Ens was elected Mayor in the October 2010 municipal election, after serving three years as a Councillor. He was re-elected Mayor in the October 2014 election. Mr. Ens was the 2015 Elgin County Warden.
He serves on the Dispute Resolution Committee and the Rural Initiatives Committee.
He has a rich history of serving his community, including: Member of Straffordville Community Committee, the Lions Club of Straffordville and the Optimist Club of Straffordville/Bayham.
An employee at a manufacturing facility, Mr. Ens also enjoys having draft horses as a hobby.
He is married to Mary Lee.