Alex Hilson has served the BIA as Coordinator for over two and a half years.
Alex led Downtown Acton through the pandemic. He has overseen a doubling the size of the BIA’s social media and has helped the BIA enjoy a low vacancy rate. He has focused on expanding the Acton Farmers’ Market, brining back the BIA’s Trick or Treat on Mill and Main and Canada Day events. He has supervised a process of replacing infrastructure throughout the BIA, and helped develop a series of indoor crafts markets at the Acton Town Hall Centre. Alex is frequently found watering Downtown Acton’s flowers.
Outside of the BIA, Alex has worked for the Acton Music Centre, Acton UP, The Acton Tanner and the Town of Halton Hills. He is a board member of the Acton Foodshare and Inspire Halton. Alex volunteers for the Communications Committee of the Anglican Church of Canada, is Rector’s Warden at St. Alban the Martyr Anglican Church in Acton. He currently sits as the President-Elect for the Optimist Club of Halton Hills, among other roles. Alex was chosen as one of three Canada 150 Ambassadors for the Town of Halton Hills and has been recognized by the Associated Fundraising Professionals and the Halton Hills Cultural Roundtable for his volunteer work.