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Profile - Councillor Frank Pullia

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Councillor At Large

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Frank Pullia is an MBA, a Certified Management Accountant and Consulting CMA with vast experience in business, labour and community involvement. He is currently the Principal of Pullia Accounting & Consulting with specialty in Strategic and Community Development Planning, Economic Development, Change Management, Business Planning, Operational and Profit Management, Tourism and Marketing, and Governance.

His extensive volunteer work with non-profit and charitable organizations over the years has given him insight into the workings and need of such groups and on May 19, 2011 he received the 10-year Ontario Volunteer Service Award.

Frank's strong interest in community affairs is coupled with an excellent grasp of the socio-economic and political environment of Northwestern Ontario. Such understanding and commitment to the community of Thunder Bay and region was also evident during his 2 previous terms (1994-97 and 2006-10) as a Councillor for the City of Thunder Bay, his work as Chair of the Audit Committee, and on the Board of the Community Economic Development Commission where he spearheaded many job creation initiatives.

Boards & Committees

  • Chair of Administrative Services Committee
  • Communication Committee
  • EarthCare Advisory Committee
  • Child Advocate
  • TBayTel Hiring Committee
  •  Director - Thunder Bay Hydro Board

Past Boards & Committees

  • Vice-Chair Administrative Services Committee
  • Chair of Audit Committee
  • Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission
  • Thunder Bay District Municipal League
  • Director, Institute of Italian Studies at Lakehead University
  • Co-Chair of Business and Director of the North Superior Workforce Planning Board
  • Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA)
  • National Director on the Board of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). Served on the Standing Committee of Transportation, International Programs, and Aboriginal-Municipal Relations
  • Director on the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium Board
  • Director on the Northwest-Midwest Alliance Board
  • Magnus Theatre Capital Fundraising Committee
  • St. Joseph Hospital Fundraising Committee
  • Director - Northwestern Ontario Technology Centre Board
  • Chair of the Downtown Cores Revitalization Committee
  • Heart of the Harbour Business Improvement Area
  • Chair of the Task Force on Poverty
  • Thunder Bay Regional Arts Council
  • President of Italian Society Principe di Piemonte (Da Vinci Centre)
  • Director and Financial Secretary of the Italian Society of Port Arthur (Italian Cultural Centre) 


  • 10-year Ontario Volunteer Service Award
  • Premio Internazionale Professionisti Di Calabria nel Mondo, Sept. 2012
    Associazione Culturale O.n.l.u.s. Domenico Aliquo, Reggio Calabria, Italy
    Received in the town of Pizzo, Calabria, at the Castle "Gioacchino Murat" for contribution to the arts and scholarship