The Future Oxford Partnership was appointed on January 28, 2016. Members are: 

Chris Friesen (Chair) 
Lynn Buchner 
Jay Heaman 
Randy Peltz 
Bryan Smith 
Jason Smith 
Ian Stevens 
Jeff Surridge 
Jurgen VanDijken

Program Director: Miranda Fuller

Background: Future Oxford Steering Committee & Transition Board

June 2014-January 2016

County Council accepted a recommendation in June 2014 to appoint 15 community members to a steering committee to spearhead the development of Oxford’s first Community Sustainability Plan. Read the news release 

On September 9, 2015, with County Council's approval of the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan, this group was appointed the Future Oxford Transition Board, serving until the appointment of the Future Oxford Partnership in January 2016.





Community Sustainability Plan: Best practices review

January 2014

The best practices video below, prepared by IndEco and Sustainability Solutions Groups, looks at the lessions learned and best practices from sustainability projects in Halton Hills, Pickering and Kingston. Eleven ideas were generated on how Oxford County can move further on the journey toward sustainability.


Oxford County Sustainability Best Practices from Future Oxford on Vimeo.



December 2014

A comparison of sustainable best practices being followed in leading jurisdictions in Ontario and worldwide. Prepared by IndEco Strategic Consulting Inc. for the Oxford County Community Sustainability Steering Committee. Read the review