Councillor Dave Bylsma is serving his first term on regional council in his capacity as mayor of West Lincoln.
Councillor Bylsma was a councillor in West Lincoln for the 2014 to 2018 term. He has run in eight federal elections for the Christian Heritage Party since 1993 and has been involved behind the scenes in many elections at all levels of government.
In 2000, he started Designer’s Doorstop Inc. which manufactures kitchen cabinet doors and currently employs four at his Vineland facility.
He is a member of the West Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Niagara Woodlot Association and the Canadian Christian Business Federation. He has a bachelor's degree in engineering from McMaster University.
Councillor Bylsma plays piano at his Presbyterian Church in Beamsville. Dave and wife Sylvia are raising eight children in St. Anns with a married son residing in Welland.