Mayor's Office 

About Mayor Kevin Davis

Mayor Kevin Davis

Elected the 50th Mayor of the City of Brantford on October 22, 2018, Kevin Davis is a passionate community activist committed to improving the quality of life for the residents of Brantford he is honoured to serve. 

Mayor Davis began his career in Brantford practising law at Waterous Holden Amey Hitchon LLP, Brantford Ontario’s largest and oldest law firm. He became a partner in the firm in 1983. His practice included employment, family, and personal injury law. He holds an Honours B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Calgary and earned his law degree from Queen's University.

A successful lawyer by trade for more than 35 years, Mayor Davis also has an extensive background in public service and was motivated to run for Mayor to apply his knowledge and skill set to the purpose of making his community better.

Mayor Davis has served as City of Brantford Alderman for Ward 2 from 1985-1991. He is also a previous Governor of Mohawk College, past President of the Brantford-Brant Chamber of Commerce, the Brantford Aquatic Club, Brantford Boys and Girls Club and previous Chairman of the Brantford Economic Development Board, John Noble Home and the Brant United Way campaign.

Mayor Davis and his wife Lisa have three daughters, Kate Durand, Melanie Samuel and Brittany MacGregor. He is the proud grandfather of four grandchildren - Warren and Piers Durand and Austin and Payton Samuel.

Mayor Davis is a recreational enthusiast who likes to take full advantage of the beauty of Ontario's Grand River Valley. He enjoys fly-fishing, mountain biking, motorcycling touring, golf, scuba diving and skiing.

Click to read Mayor Kevin Davis Inaugural Address - December 3, 2018

Invite the Mayor

Individuals and organizations wishing to invite the Mayor to an event must submit a formal request to the Office of the Mayor using the online form below. Please also note that while the Mayor will make effort to participate in your event, due to a busy schedule, the Mayor is not able to accept every invitation.

Click to open Event Invitation Form

Congratulatory Certificate Request

Certificates are issued to Brantford residents or organizations to recognize milestone events such as birthdays, wedding and business anniversaries and retirements.

Please review the criteria below and submit your certificate request using the Certificate Request Form and return by email to or in person to the Customer Service counter at100 Wellington Square, Brantford or by mail to:

Office of the Mayor
City of Brantford
P.O. Box 818
Brantford, Ontario
N3T 5R7

The Mayor is pleased to offer certificates to the City of Brantford residents celebrating:

  • 50th, 60th Birthdays and every 5 years following
  • 25th Wedding Anniversaries and every 5 years following
  • 1st, 5th Business Anniversaries and every 5 years following