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Deputy Mayor Richard Meloche

Councillor Richard MelocheRichard Meloche has served as Ward 2 Councillor since 2003 and is starting his third term as Deputy Mayor. In his capacity as Deputy Mayor, Richard sits as a member of Essex County Council.

Richard has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Windsor and currently works as Master Scheduler for Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.

Richard volunteers his time with Co-An Park in McGregor, the McGregor Music Festival (a key fundraiser for the Windsor-Essex Regional Cancer Centre) and is an avid recreation enthusiast, having served on the executive and coached in many local sports leagues, including hockey, soccer and baseball.

Richard and his wife Cathy live in Ward 2 and have three adult children.

Community Involvement

Member - McGregor Knights of Columbus, Council 2844

President - Essex Region Goodfellows

Volunteer - McGregor Music Festival

Committee Work

Co-An Park Advisory Committee

E.L.K. Energy Board

Essex County Library Board

Essex Windsor Solid Waste Authority Landfill Liaison Committee

Finance Committee

Heritage Essex

Personnel Committee