John Nater was raised on a family pig farm in Logan Township (now West Perth). He learned from a young age the importance of hard work and contributing to the community. This inspired John to a life of public service.
John earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Affairs and Policy Management (BPAPM) from Carleton University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Queen’s University.
John was elected and served on West Perth Municipal Council from 2010 – 2014 representing the Mitchell Ward.
John has experience in the public service working as a Grievance Analyst with the Correctional Service of Canada and a Policy Analyst with the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. From 2012 to 2015, John worked as a Lecturer at King’s University College.
John Nater was elected as the Member of Parliament for Perth—Wellington in the 42nd General Election on October 19, 2015.
John lives in Mitchell with his family.