About Rick


Rick Williams

Mississauga Ward 5


Phone: 905-814-6180

Committed to serving Ward 5 in Mississauga

As an advocate for your—our—community, I welcome your input and feedback. As a board, we’re committed to building and maintaining positive relationships with you, our parents, staff, students and residents. It’s my role as your elected representative to respond to your questions, concerns and bring your issues forward to the board. I want you to know, I’m here to help. rick support diversity

You can keep up-to-date on board news by visiting www.peelschools.org on a regular basis. If you’re looking to find out what’s happening at your local school, visit their website. Of course, you can always call the school for more information about programs, fundraisers, upcoming events and other school news.


Research tells us that when we work together, students achieve more success. So, I encourage you to become involved in your child’s education, ask questions, attend a board meeting. Even if you don’t have children in the school system, I welcome and encourage your participation.

Together, we share an unwavering commitment to the success of each student. I look forward to hearing from you.


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For the past 17 years, Rick Williams has represented Ward 5 in Mississauga as a trustee for the
Peel District School Board, Canada’s largest school district outside of Toronto. Before becoming
a trustee, Rick ran an after-school homework program in Malton to help newcomers transition to
the education system in Canada.

Rick’s top priorities as trustee are to support student success and help shape the future of
education in Ontario. He is also passionate about equity in education and employment, and
appreciates the good working relationships between administration and trustees.
Throughout his terms as trustee, Rick has been actively involved in several community and
regional organizations in Peel and Toronto. Previously, Rick worked for Canada Packers Ltd.,
Federal Public Works and Brookfield LePage Johnsons Control. He is currently retired and owns
a small business.

Rick is the recipient of The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Award. He has received several awards and
recognition from all three levels of government, various church groups, and community, school,
and sports organizations. Rick grew up in Jamaica until he emigrated to Canada at age 23


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Rick is a resident of Mississauga and Ward 5 for the past 41 years.  He is married with 5 grown children who were raised in Mississauga.

 Serving Our Community

  • Trustee Peel District School Board
  • Malton Black Development Association Past President
  • Malton Neighbourhood Services Past Director
  • Founder Malton Action Committee
  • Past member Peel Multicultural Council
  • Peel  Police Race and Ethnic Relations Committee
  • Canvasser for Heart and Stroke Foundation

Awards and Recognitions

  • Honored recipient of Federal, Provincial and Municipal Awards for Voluntary Services
  • Honored recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal
  • Awards of Distinction from organizations and community agencies
  • Proud sponsor of 2 children in Uganda and Senegal
  • Sponsor of minor league soccer teams
  • Sponsor of junior basketball teams
  • Annual award of 2 scholarships to students pursuing post secondary education.
  • Address: 5735 Riverdale Crescent, Mississauga Ontario. L5M 4R5
  • Telephone: (647) 853-9680   (647) 853-4719
  • Email:
  • reelectrickwilliams@gmail.com
  • or rickwilliams@rogers.ca



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