Niagara Regional Council

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The Niagara Regional Council is the governing body of the Regional Municipality of Niagara in Ontario, Canada.

The council consists of a regional chair, the mayors of all twelve Niagara Regional municipalities, and eighteen additional regional councillors elected to represent the various municipalities. Councillors are elected to four year terms, with the next election to be held in October 2014.

Unlike municipal councils within the Niagara Region, the regional chair is elected by regional council, and not directly by residents of the region. Any elector within the Niagara Region may be elected chair by council, although regional policy requires that the regional chair will be elected from among the 30 persons who have been elected to regional council in the just completed municipal elections. Once elected, the regional chair must resign her/his seat as a councillor representing a municipality. That municipality council then determines how the replacement councillor will be chosen.

Council members[edit]

Councillor Notes
Alan Caslin Chair and CEO
Wayne Redekop Mayor, Fort Erie
Sandy Annunziata Councillor, Fort Erie
Bob Bentley Mayor, Grimsby
Tony Quirk Councillor, Grimsby
Sandra Easton Mayor, Lincoln
Bill Hodgson Councillor, Lincoln
Jim Diodati Mayor, Niagara Falls
Bob Gale Councillor, Niagara Falls
Bart Maves Councillor, Niagara Falls
Selina Volpatti Councillor, Niagara Falls
Pat Darte Lord Mayor, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Gary Burroughs Councillor, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Dave Augustyn Mayor, Pelham
Brian Baty Councillor, Pelham
John Maloney Mayor, Port Colborne
David Barrick Councillor, Port Colborne
Walter Sendzik Mayor, St. Catharines
Kelly Edgar Councillor, St. Catharines
Brian Heit Councillor, St. Catharines
Debbie MacGregor Councillor, St. Catharines
Andy Petrowski Councillor, St. Catharines
Tim Rigby Councillor, St. Catharines
Bruce Timms Councillor, St. Catharines
Ted Luciani Mayor, Thorold
Henry D'Angela Councillor, Thorold
April Jeffs Mayor, Wainfleet
Frank Campion Mayor, Welland
Paul Grenier Councillor, Welland
George Marshall Councillor, Welland
Douglas Joyner Mayor, West Lincoln

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