Mayor Lovatt has called Stouffville home since 2007. Mayor Lovatt first ran for office in 2010 and was elected as Ward 5 Councillor in 2014 where he served as an active member of council and sat on 6 town committees. In 2018, he was successful in being elected Mayor.
Chairman Wayne Emmerson is currently serving his second term as Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of York. Head of Regional Council and an ex-officio member of all committees, Chairman Emmerson was elected by members of Regional Council to serve for the 2018-2022 term. Chairman Emmerson was also Mayor of Stouffville for 17 years.
Aurora Mayor Tom Mrakas
Newmarket Mayor John Taylor
Former Toronto FC captain and MLS All Star Jimmy Brennan
Former MLB player and member of Team Canada's gold medal winning roster, Pete Orr.
Former NHLer, Stanley Cup winner and coach, Keith Acton
Former NHLer, Stanley Cup winner, broadcaster and current Executive Director of the NHL Alumni Association, Glenn Healy.
Town of Newmarket Mayor John Taylor has been a supporter of this event since its inaugural year.
Former Mini Pop Kid and current recording artist Izzee. Izzee has attended our event since 2017 signing autographs, taking pictures with fans and singing our national anthem.