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New Leadership Delivering Results for Our Community

Hello Thunder Bay,

U know me…as an active, creative, engaged and involved community member…as an educational administrator and leader working with families in our community. My vision for the city is clear…creating a vibrant, inclusive, safe, environmentally and economically viable community for all.


U know me from my leadership on:


1.   Community Safety and Supports

  • Crime Prevention Council - Chair

  • Drug Strategy Committee

  • respect. Initiative Committee

  • Situation Table

  • Social Justice Initiatives

  • White Ribbon Campaign stopping violence against women

  • Everyone Matters Day stopping bullying in our community

  • Mediator, collaborator, conflict resolution and restorative practice

  • Collaborative community work based upon the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Actions and the Seven Youth Inquest Recommendations.  


2.   Creating a Livable Community for All


  • Supporting recreation pursuits, libraries, arts, music and culture

  • Encouraging equity and multi-cultural activities and learning

  • Ensuring all are included & engaged

  • Ensuring all have access to opportunities to succeed


3.  Economic Supports and Growth


  • Administrative leader focused on using limited resources in efficient manner

  • Experienced policy developer/analyst

  • Common Voice Northwest Economic Development

  • Focused upon keeping taxes low, eliminating waste, transparent accountable government

  • New perspectives/views finding efficiencies based upon community priorities

  • Exploring new and creative economic growth, opportunities and developments


 4.   Community Volunteer – previous and/or current


  • Elder Abuse Committee, Family Services Thunder Bay Board, Confederation College Fitness Centre Board, Community Coach and Official, Film Festival, United Way of Thunder Bay


U know me. I want to know U. Tell me what’s important in our community, so I can be your voice on council.


Thunder Bay, together we are better, together we are stronger,
together we are more successful.

Let’s move UP. Together!


Let’s connect to dialogue and collaborate…U can reach me any of the following ways:


Facebook: @UPton4tbay

Instagram: @UPton4tbay

Phone: 807-475-3510


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