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Councillor Joe Virdiramo
Westfort Ward
728 Grey Crescent 
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 2E6

Res:     (807) 625-5547
Fax:     (807) 625-5573
Email:  jvirdiramo@thunderbay.ca

Joe Virdiramo, Councillor for the Westfort Ward, is a retired Educator with a Master of Education Degree from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Lakehead University.

His background as a Teacher, Principal, Superintendent and Director, gave him training and experience not only in education, but also in recruitment/selection procedures, employment equity, program development, training & development, performance evaluation, and personnel research. He also gained a great deal of experience and political expertise while serving as Executive Assistant to the Honourable Joe Comuzzi, MP.

Councillor Virdiramo says he is dedicated to the quality of life in Thunder Bay and the Region. He is a member of the Port Arthur Italian Cultural Society, DaVinci Centre, and Westfort Community Centre.

He wants to dedicate his time and skills to do the things that he believes needs to be done. He says he is dedicated to working as a team with the rest of City Council, and committed to being accessible to the residents of the Westfort Ward, and the citizens of Thunder Bay as a whole.

Current Boards & Committees:

  • Thunder Bay Police Services Board
  • The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board
  • Canadian Lakehead Exhibition
  • City of Thunder Bay Community Communications Committee
  • Thunder Bay Children's Charter
  • Thunder Bay District Board of Health
  • Thunder Bay Hydro Recruitment Committee
  • Associations of Municipalities of Ontario - Large Urban Caucus
  • Chair for Committee of the Whole, Operations Session
  • Inter-Governmental Affairs Committee

Past Boards & Committees:

  • Past Chairman, for Committee of the Whole, Community Services Session
  • Children's Advocate, Thunder Bay Children's Charter
  • The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board
  • Heritage Advisory Committee
  • Thunder Bay Police Services Board
  • Canadian Lakehead Exhibition
  • Waterfront Development Committee
  • City of Thunder Bay Intergovernmental Liaison Committee
  • Administrative Working Committee-Community Bulletin Boards/Sign By-law
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit
  • Northwestern Ontario District Health Council