Al is a lifelong resident of the City of Greater Sudbury, born raised and educated here. He has witnessed the City evolve from a Hard Rock mining town to one of international prominence and stature.
Al retired from a career with the City, where he started as a Zamboni driver in one of the local rinks and served in many roles. He finished his career with the City of Greater Sudbury as Administrator of the City’s 24 cemetery properties. After retirement, a lifelong ambition to serve as a City Councillor was realized when he received an Appointment to City Council. Al has since been re-elected twice. During both terms, he has served as Deputy Mayor. Al also is part of the Community Services Committee, Chair of the Greater Sudbury Police Services Board, Sudbury Airport Development Corporation Board, Solid Waste Advisory Panel, Board of Directors for the Art Gallery of Sudbury and was most recently appointed as a Director of the FONOM Board.
While a full-time employee of the City, Al returned to Laurentian University on a part-time basis, graduating with a degree in Political Science.
Al is married to Simone, they have two grown sons, and one granddaughter.
B.A. Political Science – Laurentian University 1992
Masters Certificate in Municipal Management - Schulich School of Business, York
Graduate of St. Charles College
· Deputy Mayor
· Greater Sudbury Police Services Board, Chair
· Community Services Committee
· Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation Board
· Solid Waste Advisory Panel
· Art Gallery of Sudbury
· Federation of Northern Municipalities Board of Directors
· Chair, ad hoc Bear Committee (City Council)